JazzYYC News

Calgary’s jazz collaborative, JazzYYC is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of concerts for its 2014-15 Illumin8 Series. This monthly concert series features top Canadian and American artists and will showcase great vocalists, instrumentalists and composers.

The season kicks off in September with Calgary bass player Rubim de Toledo’s CD release for his new recording combined with a tribute to Miles Davis’ landmark Bitches Brew album. (read more…)

“You are either a fan…or you haven’t heard them yet!”

Tuck Andress is a world-class guitarist, but he’s also imbued with the rare gift of good taste. His musical partner and wife, Patti Cathcart, is an uncommonly soulful and inventive jazz stylist and among the best scat singers since Ella Fitzgerald. If ever a musical pair embodied the term “simpatico” it would be guitarist Tuck Andress and singer Patti Cathcart. The duo’s knack for original interpretations of other people’s songs remains their strong suit. (read more…)