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Adrian Vedady

Adrian Vedady is one of Montreal’s finest jazz bassists. Since 1998 he has been performing, recording and touring nationally and internationally. He is known for his beautiful sound, his creativity, his ability to connect with a broad array of musicians and his soulfulness.

He performs regularly with such great Montreal musicians as Jim Doxas, Al McLean, Christine Jensen, Lex French, Andre White, Steve Amirault, the late Wray Downes and Yannick Rieu. He has performed with Canadian jazz greats, Lorne Lofsky, Kirk MacDonald, Brad Turner, Florian Hoefner, Kevin Turcotte and Roddy Ellias.  Vedady has worked with international artists such as Marc Copland, Dan Weiss, Peter Bernstein, Ingrid Jensen, Jean-Michel Pilc, Sheila Jordan, Chet Doxas, David Liebman, Ariel Pocock, Ravi Coltrane and George Colligan.

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So Long Seven

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So Long Seven is a delicious mix of jazz, classical, blues, folk, and music from around the world is both a funky, relentless force and an atmospheric cornucopia of sound.

Nestled in the rhythmic drive of tabla player Ravi Naimpally, Neil Hendry (guitar), William Lamoureux (violin), and Tim Posgate (banjo) create an aural space beyond boundaries. This highly skilled quartet references several global traditions including traditional musical forms of India, Europe, Africa and the many musical traditions of the Americas, in a unique and cohesive cultural bridge.

So Long Seven has performed with Canada’s top global music venue, Small World Music, and plays concerts and clubs across the country. From a tour of Vancouver Island, appearances at Victoria Jazz Festival, Ontario’s Hillside Music Festival, and Sunfest, the band is a national force. The band has also performed internationally with multiple concerts across Europe.

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Kate Wyatt

Originally from Victoria BC, pianist and composer Kate Wyatt is now considered one of the top tier jazz musicians in the city of Montreal. She has been critiqued as having “musical ideas and a style of playing and writing that is on par with the current jazz piano elite (Mehldau, Yaron Herman, Shai Maestro, Fred Hersch…).”, and has been hailed as “one of the top artists of Montreal, Quebec, or even Canadian jazz.” (Frederic Cardin, Alain Brunet, panm360.com).

A veteran of national and international festivals and jazz clubs, Kate has been invited to perform with many recognized and respected musicians, including Kenny Wheeler, Jay Clayton, Yanick Rieu, Christine Jensen, Itamar Borochov, Ranee Lee, Joe Sullivan, Don Thompson, Barry Elmes, Al McLean, Dave Turner, and the Orchestre national de jazz de Montreal (ONJ). 

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Ariane Racicot

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Ariane Racicot is a Montreal jazz pianist and composer who had an international success with her rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody on Youtube, reaching over 18 million views. She first began her classical piano training at the age of 6, until she decided to switch to jazz ten years later. While pursuing her studies at Cégep St-Laurent and the University of Montreal, under the direction of Lorraine Desmarais, Luc Beaugrand, John Roney and Simon Denizart, Ariane Racicot performed few times on the Montreal jazz scene, notably at the Dièse Onze, at the Upstairs Jazz Club, as well as in Poland with Janusz Muniak

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FUAT TUAÇ

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Fuat Tuaç is a Toronto based jazz vocalist of Turkish Origin. After completing his degree in “Jazz Studies” in Montréal, he released his first album, “Late Bloomer” in late 2017 which received critical acclaim and still receives a lot of airplay on jazz radios over the world. Fuat sings in 5 different languages and has a very eclectic repertoire. Fuat performs regularly in Toronto and İstanbul jazz scene. He is currently working on his second album, “The Immigrant”.

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William Chernoff

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William Chernoff is a Canadian jazz bassist from New Westminster, British Columbia. Will is known for his original instrumental music and for playing both upright and electric bass on the Vancouver jazz scene since 2010.

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Rubim de Toledo

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Award-winning bassist and composer, Rubim de Toledo combines the influences of his Brazilian heritage and his dedication to the jazz tradition, to create an approach to music that is refreshing and uplifting. Boasting a diverse rhythmic palette inspired by world music, jazz, and contemporary music, a lure towards improvisation and a forward-looking traditionalism, Rubim nurtures a commanding sound and style as a bassist, soloist, and composer.

Rubim began his professional career in Edmonton at seventeen, performing with Albertan Jazz legends Tommy Banks, PJ Perry and Clarence “Big” Miller

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Heather Bambrick

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JUNO-nominated vocalist Heather Bambrick prides herself on being an entertainer through and through. From her skillful, effortless interaction with audiences, to the variety and breadth of her material, Heather approaches every aspect of her performances with the goal of leaving audiences feeling far better after her shows than before they arrived. This is why her concerts have been described as what happens when “Ella Fitzgerald meets Carol Burnett at a Newfoundland kitchen party”. It’s not only audiences who appreciate Heather’s talent. Critics and industry professionals place Heather on the top rung of the musical ladder

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Rodrigo Simoes

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Rodrigo Simões is a Brazilian composer with a distinctive style that oscillates between Brazilian music and jazz improvisation. His international career has taken him through China, South Korea, Australia, Paraguay and the United States, in addition to his native country – Brazil – and his adopted country – Canada. The guitarist has already collaborated with great artists in Brazil (Elza Soares, Carlos Malta, Paulinho da Viola, Dominguinhos, Zeca Baleiro and Paulo Moska) and in Canada (Bill McBirnie, Joel Miller, Flavia Nascimento, Sienna Dahlen, Alex Lefaivre, Sonia Jonhson, Carl Mayotte, Mark Nelson and Jean-Pierre Zanella)

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Canadian Jazz: Remembering Maynard Ferguson

Read "Canadian Jazz: Remembering Maynard Ferguson" reviewed by Nick Catalano


The recent Montreal Jazz Festival (read about it here) sparked many conversations hailing the evolution of the event in recent years and its growing importance for musicians everywhere. It certainly ranks among the best jazz convocations in the Western Hemisphere. The occasion of the festival offered me an opportunity to reflect on the history of Canadian ...


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