"From the first note Gregory sang I had chills - the hair was literally standing up on my arms. As I said to my son, a university jazz student, 'now this guy is a star!' 'Dad, he's the real deal.' If"... (read full reviews)
"What a night! Two great bands plus a reunion, plus the introduction of a brilliant new group equals pure joy. When the Colombian-Canadian-American drummer and leader Memo Acevedo left for New York,"... (read full reviews)
"The lucky people who had tickets for "I Love Paris" with Adrian Cho's Ottawa Jazz Orchestra and vocalist Diane Nalini were rewarded with an evening of great music. Diane and the OJO were in top form"... (read full reviews)
"What a fabulous group. The energy emitted by this threesome and then the additional performers who joined them on stage was absolutely great.
This was an unexpected treat .... now we want to see"... (read full reviews)
"I got a chance to see The Bad Plus in Toronto on December 14. They played songs from Never Stop, Made Possible as well as their upcoming album.
If you never heard The Bad Plus you have got to give"... (read full reviews)
"It is awesome to know that Alberta has in residence musicians that can nail down an amazing set of music. Kudos to the Arden Theatre for booking great artists and first rate music."... (read full reviews)
"I saw Nikki during the Vancouver Jazz Festival this year. I remember I got my ticket for free as compensation for volunteering at the festival and getting an orchestra seat but it wasn't exactly close"... (read full reviews)
"It was a great show that held our attantin through three hours. All performers were amazing jazz musicians. The location was a perfect intimate setting to hear there renditions of many old classics."... (read full reviews)
"Laila Biali is just wonderful to spend an evening of music with! Her arrangements are clever and sometimes quite unusual (and they work). Her voice is simply lovely--it looks so effortless as she"... (read full reviews)
"The opening band, Blue Noise, was really entertaining. In particular, the sax player Dino was outstanding. Powder Blues were so good. The music just rolled out of them and it was obvious that they"... (read full reviews)
"We really enjoyed this music. If one was to close your eyes it seemed like Nat was in the room. The band was also exceptional and should be given particular mention.
The Gospel singers from Bethany"... (read full reviews)