This four-day jazz festival begins with a concert by Zack Lober, a bassist, composer, DJ and music producer. The lineup for the festival also includes Duchess, a vocal trio, the Campbell Ryga Quartet and Rob Young with the Calgary Jazz Orchestra.

When: November 12 – 15
Location: Various Locations
More Information Visit: JazzYYC.com

2015 Canadian Jazz Festival Events Guide:


 

PUBLIC WORKSHOP WITH ZACK LOBER

Dive deeper into the music at this public workshop with Zack Lober. Admission by donation

When: Wednesday, Nov 11th, 2015 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Venue: 
National Music Centre -134 11 Ave SE, Calgary, AB

Cost: Admission by donation

JAZZYYC CANADIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL – ZACK LOBER ANCESTRY PROJECT

Join multi-talented musician Zack Lober as he takes you on a personal and musical history of his family as told to him by his Zaida, Hyman Herman. This multi-media show features some of New York’s top jazz musicians! Learn More

When: Thursday, Nov 12th, 2015 – 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Venue: Ironwood Stage and Grill 1229 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB 
 

 
JAZZYYC CANADIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL – GARETH BANE’S B3-4TET
 
The B3-4tet delivers an evening of infectious groove music featuring baritone saxophonist Gareth Bane. A mixture of rhythm and blues ranging from classic to contemporary! Learn More
 
When: Thursday, Nov 12th, 2015 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Venue: Lolitas Lounge – 1413 9 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB

JAZZYYC CANADIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL – DUCHESS
New York based vocal trio Duchess is a threesome that devises original arrangements of mostly vintage songs, both familiar and offbeat. They understand that swinging music goes hand in hand with an audacious sense of humor. Learn More
 
When: Friday, Nov 13th, 2015 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Venue: Ironwood Stage and Grill – 1229 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB, CA,

JAZZYYC CANADIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL – ANDREA SUPERSTEIN QUARTET
Vancouver based vocalist Andrea Superstein masterfully blends elements of early jazz with a contemporary feel and electronic bits, making for a unique musical experience. Superstein creates music with nostalgic undertones, yet still compellingly new. Think Tom Waits meets Portishead meets Sarah Vaughan. Learn More
 
When: Friday, Nov 13th, 2015 – 9:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Where: Lolitas Lounge -1413 9 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB, CA

JAZZYYC CANADIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015 – FREE MEMBERS ONLY MEET DUCHESS
After the Main Stage show on Friday night, meet and mingle with the members of Duchess at this “members only” event. Learn More
When: Friday, Nov 13th, 2015 – 10:15 PM – 11:30 PM
Where: SUGO – 1214-9th Ave SE, calgary, AB, CA, T2G 0S9

JAZZYYC CANADIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015 – LOUIS ARMSTRONG TRIBUTE WITH JOEL GRAY
Settle in for a great night of traditional jazz and swing celebrating the one and only Louis Armstrong led by Edmonton-based trumpeter Joel Gray and an all-star group of local jazz musicians. Learn More
When: Saturday, Nov 14th, 2015 – 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Venue:  Ranchmen’s Club – 710, 13th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, CA, T2R 0K9

JAZZYYC CANADIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL – CAMPBELL RYGA QUARTET
Campbell Ryga, one of Canada’s most celebrated jazz saxophonists will treat you to an evening of swinging music. If you are a fan of straight-ahead jazz, this show is a must see! Learn More
 
When: Saturday, Nov 14th, 2015 – 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Venue: Ironwood Stage and Grill – 1229 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB, CA
 

JAZZYYC CANADIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL – LORNA MACLACHLAN QUINTET
Vocalist/pianist Lorna is one of those rare contemporary artists who can write beautifully, play beautifully, and sing beautifully. She does everything with great care and musicality and her music draws you in like a best friend. Learn More
When: Saturday, Nov 14th, 2015 – 9:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Venue: Lolitas Lounge – 1413 9 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB

Pop-up jazz programming takes Inglewood by storm. Visit local venues and listen to great local artists including Ellen Doty, Penny Sanborn Trio, John Reid Trio , Glennis Houston, Tricia Edwards Trio, Rick Climans Duo. Learn More
When: Sunday, Nov 15th, 2015 – 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Where: Inglewood, Calgary

Frank Sinatra is undoubtedly one of the most important figures in music history. To honour the man and the music, Calgary vocalist Robert Young will be celebrating his 100th birthday with a performance of his classic recordings, many of which have the feel of the original Nelson Riddle arrangements and Count Basie sound. Learn More

When: November 15th, 2015 – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Ironwood Stage and Grill
Cost: $30.00

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