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  •  Thursday, Jun 27th, 2024
     7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Address:
731 10 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2R 0B3

With a deep-rooted passion for music and dance, Madhuban Performing Arts brings together the vibrant rhythms, melodious tunes, and graceful movements that define South Asian culture.

Sunny Jain’s Wild Wild East sources musical inspiration from the scores of Bollywood classics and Spaghetti Westerns, Punjabi folk traditions, jazz improvisation, and rollicking psychedelic styles.


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Laura Anglade - vocals
Sam Kirmayer - guitar
Jonathon Chapman - bass
Valerie Lacombe - drums

  •  Thursday, Jun 27th, 2024
     8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Address:
1229 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

French-American singer Laura Anglade is a promising storyteller with a lot to say. She draws inspiration from Carmen McRae, Blossom Dearie, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Shirley Horn, Nancy Wilson, and Anita O’Day.


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  • Early show
     Friday, Jun 28th, 2024
     6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Late show
     Friday, Jun 28th, 2024
     8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Address:
# 139 14919 Deer Ridge Dr. SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Bellbird is a collective of Montreal-based musicians. Their debut album Root In Tandem was released worldwide in August 2023. While rooted in modern jazz, Bellbird’s music bares influences from myriad musical styles, from moving folk melodies, to atonal counterpoint, to rock grooves that stretch the boundaries of the jazz genre.


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Pasquale Grasso - guitar
Paul Johnston - bass
Jon McCaslin - drums

  • Pasquale Grasso Trio
     Friday, Jun 28th, 2024
     7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Address:
1215 10 Ave. SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Born in Italy and now based in New York City, guitarist Pasquale Grasso has developed an astounding technique and concept informed not by jazz guitarists so much as by bebop pioneers like Bud Powell, Charlie Parker, and Dizzy Gillespie, and the classical-guitar tradition.


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  •  Friday, Jun 28th, 2024
     7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Address:
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T3E 6K6

On her albums, Confessions (2019) and This Bitter Earth (2021), Veronica Swift ascended to the upper echelon of early 21st century jazz singers because of her virtuosic brilliance, interpretive ingenuity, bracing songwriting, and keen arrangements. Simply put, Swift is not only one of the most dazzling singers to emerge in her generation, she’s one of the most versatile.


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Mary Ancheta - keyboards
Dominic Conway - sax
Matt Reid - bass
Joel Fountain - drums

  •  Friday, Jun 28th, 2024
     8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Address:
1229 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Keyboardist Mary Ancheta is a Canadian / Filipina artist with a genre-bending organic, modern take on jazz and electro-funk. Inspired by the likes of Squarepusher, The Meters, John Scofield, and Prince, Mary has a passion for storytelling and the human condition.


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  • Early show
     Saturday, Jun 29th, 2024
     5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Late show
     Saturday, Jun 29th, 2024
     7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Address:
# 139 14919 Deer Ridge Dr. SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

All members of Norbert Kael’s Jazzical Trio are internationally acclaimed musicians. Their main profile is creating a fusion of classical and jazz styles using new approach emphasizing tasteful sensitivity. They arrange popular classical pieces into jazz keeping their original character in a unique way.


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Hilario Duran - piano
Roberto Occhipinti - bass
Mark Kelso - drums

  •  Saturday, Jun 29th, 2024
     7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Address:
1215 10 Ave. SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Cuban born JUNO-Award winning pianist, composer, arranger and musical director Hilario Durán grew up in Havana in a musical family surrounded by a variety of diverse musical influences. He began working as a professional musician in Cuba’s Los Papa Cun­-Cun Ensemble and in a variety of musical formats.


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  •  Saturday, Jun 29th, 2024
     7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Venue Phone: (403) 260-2600

Venue Website:

Address:
800 3 St SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 0E7

Lakecia Benjamin is a 3x GRAMMY nominated New York-based saxophonist, arranger, composer, and educator. Her music offers a unique meld of R&B, several strains of jazz, and funk. Her warm, resonant tone lends itself to any form of music she chooses to play.


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Eliana Cuevas - vocals
Jeremy Ledbetter - piano

  •  Saturday, Jun 29th, 2024
     8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Address:
1229 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Eliana Cuevas and Jeremy Ledbetter are well-known for composing and performing as bandleaders of their own Latin Jazz projects and as side musicians for some of the best musical acts in Canada. A married couple with two children together, their joint work includes Eliana’s last three albums which earned them two Independent Music Awards for Best World Music Album and Best World Music Producer in New York, plus a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best World Music Album.


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