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Steel City Jazz Festival 2018 line-up, Tues Oct 23 to Sun Oct 28

September 6th, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018. Line-up announced:

Tuesday October 23, 8:00 pm. Allison Au Quartet, saxophonist Allison Au & band. https://www.allisonau.com/ Artword Artbar, $15/$10 for students

Wednesday October 24, 8:00 pm. Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence Series – Heather Bambrick Quartet. https://www.heatherbambrick.ca/
Artword Artbar, $15/$10 for students

Thursday October 25, 8:00 pm. Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley. Classic & vintage jazz & blues, w. piano, bass, drums. http://hotblues.ca/  Artword Artbar $15/$10 for students.

Friday October 26, 8:00 pm. Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence Series – Heather BambrickBroadsway (vocalists Heather Bambrick, Julie Michels, pianist Diane Leah. https://thebroadswayshow.com/  Artword Artbar. $15/$10 for students.

Saturday October 27, 8:00 pm. Brad Cheeseman Group. Artword Artbar, $15/$10 for students.

Saturday October 27, 8:00 pm. The Jazz Connection Big Band. The Music Hall. $20/$15 for students

Sunday October 28, 7:30 pm. Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio. Artword Artbar. $15/$10 for students.

https://steelcityjazzfest.com/

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Steel City Jazz Festival: Alto & Tenor Madness with Colleen Allen and Darcy Hepner, Sun Oct 29 at 8 pm

September 30th, 2017
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The 5th Annual  Steel City Jazz Festival runs from October 24 to 29, 2017, at Artword Artbar and other venues.  https://steelcityjazzfest.com/
* Sunday, October 29, 2017, at 8pm, $15/$10 for students: Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence Series: Alto & Tenor Madness with Colleen Allen and Darcy Hepner. This final Steel City Jazz Festival concert features Colleen Allen alto saxophone; Darcy Hepner tenor saxophone; Adrean Farrugia piano; Pat Collins bass; Ben Wittman drums.

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SOLD OUT: Steel City Jazz Festival: Barry Livingston Group, Sat Oct 28

September 29th, 2017
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The 5th Annual  Steel City Jazz Festival October 24 to 29, 2017, at Artword Artbar and other venues.  https://steelcityjazzfest.com/
SOLD OUT * Saturday, October 28, 2017, at 8pm, $15/$10 for students: Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence Series: Barry Livingston Group with Colleen Allen. Band members: Suba Sankaran vocals, Colleen Allen reeds, Barry Livingston piano, compositions, Kobi Hass bass, Paul Fitterer drums.

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Steel City Jazz Festival, Aubrey Dayle, On Topic Trio, Fri Oct 27

September 28th, 2017
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The 5th Annual  Steel City Jazz Festival October 24 to 29, 2017, at Artword Artbar and other venues.  https://steelcityjazzfest.com/
* Friday, October 27, 2017, at 8pm, $15/$10 for students: On Topic Trio: guitarist Kim Ratcliffe, drummer Aubrey Dayle, and bassist  Brad Cheeseman. Drum clinic with Aubrey Dayle at 5 pm, at Artword Artbar.
NOTE: Also on the same night same time (Oct 27, 8 pm), at Mills Hardware on King Street East , 8pm, $20/$15 for students. Kalabash, with Colleen Allen.

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SCJF Speaker Series, Oct 27 5pm, Oct 28 noon, 2pm, 4pm, Oct 29 2pm

September 28th, 2017
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The Steel City Jazz Festival launches a series of free talks designed to widen the conversation about how musicians make great jazz.

Friday, October 27, 5 pm, at Artword Artbar. A clinic by drummer Aubrey Dayle of On Topic Trio. He’ll be covering what it takes to be the backbone of the rhythm section.

Saturday, October 28, at Artword Artbar, three afternoon talks.
*noon: Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence Colleen Allen, with a talk on improvisation.
*2:00 pm: Adrean Farrugia (pianist and Mohawk faculty member) speaks on Music and Mindfulness. Farrugia: “Mindfulness can create a liberated space within which we can discover our own true potential as artists, and possibly even as human beings.”
*4:00 pm: Dr. John Chong speaks about some medical problems common in performing artists. He describes the latest ways to treat or prevent repetitive strain injuries, motor control problems, anxiety, depression, neuropathic pain, nerve entrapments, and stress-related disorders.

Sunday, October 29, 2:00 pm, at Hamilton Central Library. A panel discussion on the history of jazz music in Hamilton, the current state of the scene and avenues for further development. The panel includes musicians and teachers Astrid Hepner and Mike Malone and jazz venue owner Ronald Weihs.

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Steel City Jazz Festival: Alex Pangman & her Alleycats, Thurs Oct 26

September 27th, 2017
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The 5th Annual  Steel City Jazz Festival October 24 to 29, 2017, at Artword Artbar and other venues.  https://steelcityjazzfest.com/
* Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 8pm, $15/$10 for students: Alex Pangman and her Alley Cats: Alex Pangman vocals; Peter Hill piano; Chris Banks double bass; John Macleod cornet.

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Steel City Jazz Festival: Adrean Farrugia Trio, w. Drew Jurecka, Wed Oct 25

September 26th, 2017
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The 5th Annual  Steel City Jazz Festival October 24 to 29, 2017, at Artword Artbar and other venues.  https://steelcityjazzfest.com/
* Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 8pm, $15/$10 for students: Adrean Farrugia Trio  featuring violinist Drew Jurecka with Clark Johnston on bass.

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Steel City Jazz Festival: Colleen Allen Quartet, Tues Oct 24

September 25th, 2017
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The 5th Annual  Steel City Jazz Festival October 24 to 29, 2017, at Artword Artbar and other venues.  https://steelcityjazzfest.com/
* Tuesday October 24, 2017, at 8pm, $15/$10 for students: Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence Series: Colleen Allen Quartet: Colleen Allen saxes; Adrean Farrugia piano; Mike Downes bass; Ben Wittman drums. Also featuring Geneviève Marentette on vocals.

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Steel City Jazz Festival, Mike Malone Trio, Sun Oct 30 at 7:30

September 26th, 2016
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mike-malone_img_5298cscjf_2016_logo_rSunday, October 30, 2016, 7:30 pm,. $15/$10 students. Book tickets online for Mike Malone Trio. 
Steel City Jazz Festival presents the Mike Malone Trio, featuring festival Artist-in-Residence Mike Malone on trumpet, with Adrean Farrugia on piano and Bob Shields on guitar. The SCJF Artist-in-Residence program is supported by Smordin Law. https://steelcityjazzfest.com/

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Steel City Jazz Festival, Jazz Vocalists double bill, The Ault Sisters & Aubrey Wilson, Sat Oct 29

September 25th, 2016
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aubrey_wilson_0362cault_sisters_0306cSaturday October 29, 2016. 8 pm, $15/$10 students. Book tickets online Jazz Vocalists.
Steel City Jazz Festival presents a double bill of jazz vocalists: The Ault Sisters and the Aubrey Wilson Quartet.
The Ault Sisters: Amanda Ault, vocals; Alicia Ault, vocals; Alanna Ault, vocals; Tom Altobelli, bass; Chris Bruder, piano; Jordan Snider, drums. http://www.aultsisters.com/
Aubrey Wilson Quartet: Aubrey Wilson, vocals; Tom Altobelli, bass;scjf_2016_logo_r Chris Bruder, piano; Sean Bruce Parker, drums.  http://www.aubreywilsonmusic.com/

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Steel City Jazz Festival: Rich Brown bass & Larnell Lewis drums, Fri Oct 28

September 24th, 2016
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larnell_lewisrich_brown_bassistFriday October 28, 2016, at 8 pm, $15 / $10 students. Book tickets online for Lewis.Brown.
Steel City Jazz Festival presents Lewis.Brown, a new duo project: Larnell Lewis on drums and electronics, and Rich Brown on bass and electronics. https://steelcityjazzfest.com/
Rich Brown has been an active member of Toronto’s culturally diverse music scene since 1992. He has released 3 albums as a leader, and currently tours with New York based saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa. Rich has also lead his own bands rinsethealgorithm and The Abeng scjf_2016_logo_rand has appeared on over 60 recordings ranging from Jazz to Funk to Latin to traditional Asian and Arabic music.  https://www.facebook.com/Rich-Brown-electric-bassist-298278910378211/
Larnell Lewis
describes his sound as an eclectic mix of fusion music inspired by Afro and Latin Caribbean sounds, RnB, soul and funk. He is a Toronto-born musician, composer, producer, educator and clinician. Often referred to as one of Canada’s most promising up and coming drummers, Lewis has been featured on the cover of Drums Etc, a national drumming magazine. Larnell has performed with various artists ranging from Fred Hammond, Lalah Hathaway, and Lisa Fischer, to Kellylee Evans, Molly Johnson, and Snarky Puppy.  http://www.larnelllewismusic.com/

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Steel City Jazz Festival, Kite Trio + Brad Cheeseman Trio, Thurs Oct 27

September 23rd, 2016
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Kite_Trio3_c800Thursday October 27, 2016, at 8 pm. $15/$10 students. Book tickets online Kite Trio + Brad Cheeseman Trio.
Steel City Jazz Festival presents an evening of New Jazz Compositions, a double bill with Kite Trio from Montreal and Brad Cheeseman Trio from Toronto.
Kite Trio: Eric Couture, guitar; Eric Dew, drums; Paul Van Dyk, bass.  http://kitetrio.com
brad-cheeseman_680Brad Cheeseman Trio: Brad Cheeseman, bass;  Adrean Farrugia, piano; Adam Fielding, drums.

Kite Trio has a new album  Slightly Higher In Canada in the works. It was recorded over five days in May with producer Dave King, who helped them “capture raw, meaningful performances of 12 original compositions and one cover, with no overdubs or edits.” scjf_2016_logo_rHere is the link to their fundraiser page to finish the project. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2030573278/kites-new-album-produced-by-dave-king-help-us-rele

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Steel City Jazz Festival, Andrew Downing’s Otterville, Wed Oct 26

September 22nd, 2016
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andrew_downing_otterville_900Wednesday October 26, 2016, at 8 pm. $15/$10 students. Book tickets online Andrew Downing Otterville
Andrew Downing’s Otterville, scjf_2016_logo_ra co-production with Zula Presents and Steel City Jazz Festival. Andrew Downing, cello; Michael Davidson, vibraphone; Tara Davidson, alto saxophone; Paul Mathew, bass; Nick Fraser, drums. “The song-like compositions and the virtuosity of the musicians take a sweet and nostalgic snapshot of the slow passage of time in the country and the joys that can bring.” http://www.andrewdowning.com/projects.html

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