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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018, Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio

September 24th, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018, Sunday October 28, 7:30 pm. Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio. Pianist Thompson Egbo-Egbo, drummer Jeff Halischuk, and bassist Randall Hallhttps://egbomusic.com/
Artword Artbar. $15/$10 for students.

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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018, Brad Cheeseman Group, Sat Oct 27

September 23rd, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018.  Saturday October 27, 8:00 pm. Brad Cheeseman Group: Brad Cheeseman – electric bass; Robert Chapman – guitar; Sam Kogen – piano; Marito Marques – drums; James Bayford – sax.  bradcheeseman.com
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Brad Cheeseman is a JUNO-nominated bassist and composer from Hamilton, Ontario. Cheeseman’s lyrical bass playing and melody-driven compositions have been featured on Canadian, American, and European stages, and captured on four original recordings. Cheeseman’s newest recording, The Tide Turns, chronicles a period of change, self-discovery and reinvention, and reinforces the cornerstones of his music: engaging melodies, playful rhythms, and an honest, emotional core. In 2016, his acclaimed Brad Cheeseman Group won the Montreal Jazz Festival’s coveted Grand Prix de Jazz.
Venue: Artword Artbar, $15/$10 for students.

**SCJF second event on Saturday October 27, 8:00 pm. The Jazz Connection Big Band. This concert is at The Music Hall at Main & McNab. $20/$15 for students.

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Steel City Jazz Festival 2018, Broadsway: Heather Bambrick, Julie Michels, Diane Leah, Fri Oct 26

September 22nd, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018. Friday October 26, 8:00 pm. Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence Series – Heather Bambrick.
Broadsway: vocalists Heather Bambrick and Julie Michels, pianist Diane Leah. https://thebroadswayshow.com/
Artword Artbar. $15/$10 for students.
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Steel City Jazz Festival 2018, Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley, Thurs Oct 25

September 21st, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018. Thursday October 25, 8:00 pm. Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley. Classic & vintage jazz & blues. Diana Braithwaite vocals, Chris Whitely trumpet & cornet, John Sheard piano, Ron Johnston bass, Vince Macaroni on drums. http://hotblues.ca/
Artword Artbar $15/$10 for students.
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Steel City Jazz Festival 2018, Heather Bambrick Quartet, Wed Oct 24

September 20th, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018. Wednesday October 24, 8:00 pm. Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence Series – Heather Bambrick Quartet. Join vocalist Heather Bambrick (JUNO / ECMA Nominee) and her all-star quartet (Adrean Farrugia, Ross MacIntyre, and Colleen Allen) for this show that will be musical, funny, and highly entertaining.  https://www.heatherbambrick.ca/
Artword Artbar, $15/$10 for students.
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Steel City Jazz Festival 2018, Allison Au Quartet, Tues Oct 23

September 19th, 2018
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Steel City Jazz Festival, 2018. Tuesday October 23, 8:00 pm. Allison Au Quartet:
Allison Au alto saxophone, Todd Pentney piano, Jon Maharaj bass, Fabio Ragnelli drums. Allison Au earned her first Juno nomination for her debut album The Sky Was Pale Blue, then Grey in 2013, and in 2016 seized the Juno for Best Jazz Album of The Year: Group for Forest Grove.
https://www.allisonau.com/
Artword Artbar, $15/$10 for students.
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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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