B Side Champs band members

“B” Side Champs

Inspired by classic R&B of the ’60s, the great music coming out of Stax Studios like Otis Redding, Sam and Continue reading “B” Side Champs

Charmaine Bacon

Charmaine Bacon

Originally from Russell, Manitoba, Charmaine Bacon is a classically trained flutist and pianist based in Winnipeg. Charmaine performs regularly as Continue reading Charmaine Bacon

Niall Bakkestad-Legare

“… a powerful young tenor saxophonist… he has a big sound and tremendous facility, but he also has an open, Continue reading Niall Bakkestad-Legare

Karen Barg

Luminous String Quartet, made up of two violins, viola and cello, is one of the most eclectic string quartets in Continue reading Karen Barg

Big City All Star Band

Big City All Star Band

Whether it’s a large gala or small function, the Big City All Star Band has a solution for every occasion Continue reading Big City All Star Band

Heather Bishop

Heather Bishop

“Heather Bishop unzips her heart and invites us to fall in” After more than four decades of crooked miles, Heather Continue reading Heather Bishop

Karin Carlson

Karin Carlson

Karin Carlson is a Winnipeg-based freelance musician. She plays trombone in the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, the B-Side Champs, the Executive Continue reading Karin Carlson

Marco Cunha

Marco Castillo

Specializing in Specialized in Brazilian Music and Latin World music, Marco sings in Portuguese, Spanish, English, French and Italian. Multi-instrumentalist, Continue reading Marco Castillo

Roman Clarke

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Fubuki Daiko

Fubuki Daiko

In ancient Japan, taiko drums were used to frighten invaders, inspire troops in battle, and communicate with neighbouring villages. For Continue reading Fubuki Daiko

MJ Dandeneau

MJ DANDENEAU is a Métis woman of French and Anishinaabe descent from the Red River Nation. Her mother comes from Continue reading MJ Dandeneau

Connor Derraugh

Connor Derraugh

Connor is a Jazz Performance Degree graduate from the University of Manitoba with a double major in piano and saxophone. Continue reading Connor Derraugh

Paige Drobot

Paige Drobot

Paige Drobot is a music instructor with 10 years experience, a hired guitarist for live and studio work, as well Continue reading Paige Drobot

Amber Epp

Amber Epp

The shortest distance between a Mennonite choir and an open-air jazz patio in Havana is Amber Epp. A childhood of Continue reading Amber Epp

Micah Erenberg

Micah Erenberg

Band Name: THE SECRET BEACH Social Media Website: http://www.songsfromthesecretbeach.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/songsfromthesecretbeach Twitter: https://twitter.com/sftSecretBeach Contact [wpforms id=”1280″ title=”false”]

Janice Finlay

Janice Finlay

Janice is a woodwind “triple threat” whose artistry on saxophone, flute and clarinet has taken her across North America and Continue reading Janice Finlay

Julene/Julie Gravett

Julene is a Drummer, Teacher, composer, and a graduate of the Grant MacEwan Music program. Julene has recorded with many Continue reading Julene/Julie Gravett

Cory Iwasiuk

Cody Iwasiuk

Cody Iwasiuk is a drummer, engineer, and music educator from Winnipeg, Canada. Known as an in-demand session and live drummer Continue reading Cody Iwasiuk

Brian Klowak

Brian Klowak

Jazz saxophonist Brian Klowak has been featured on CBC Radio national jazz broadcasts, Jazz Beat and After Hours, and locally Continue reading Brian Klowak

Karl Kohut

Karl Kohut

Double bass, bass guitar. Assistant Professor of Jazz Bass at the University of Manitoba Desaultels Faculty of Music. Contact Karl Continue reading Karl Kohut

Myron Kurjewicz

Myron Kurjewicz

An accomplished accordionist, Myron’s talents have truly taken him on many “musical-life-journeys”. Whether creating or arranging music, doing solo performances, Continue reading Myron Kurjewicz

Walle Larsson

Walle Larsson

Dividing his time between Winnipeg Canada and southern California – Walle is intensely devoted to his craft – and a creative imagination Continue reading Walle Larsson

Ken MacDonald

Ken MacDonald

Described as a “master french hornist” by the Toronto Star, Ken joined the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in 2001 as Associate Continue reading Ken MacDonald

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra

The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra was established in 1972, and each year presents a nine-concert subscription series in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Continue reading Manitoba Chamber Orchestra

Bill McMahon

Bill McMahon

Born in Winnipeg some time ago, Bill is pleased to have been involved in the local jazz and Blues scene Continue reading Bill McMahon

alan montsion

Alan Montsion

REDWOOD an authentic Neil Young experience with mesmerizing solo performances and full production Neil Young with Crazyhorse. Band REDWOOD – Continue reading Alan Montsion

Jeff Presslaff

Jeff Presslaff

JEFF PRESSLAFF is a pianist, trombonist, composer and arranger who made Winnipeg his home in 1997 and has since become Continue reading Jeff Presslaff

Ben Reimer

Ben Reimer has been called a “genre-bending wiz” (PuSh) and a performer of “stunning virtuosity” (Ludwig-Van Mtl). He has been Continue reading Ben Reimer

Al Simmons

Al Simmons

  He has been called “A one man cast of thousands”, “A lightning bolt of lunacy” and “The Thomas Edison Continue reading Al Simmons

Grant Simpson

Grant Simpson

Grant Simpson has been immersed in music and theatre from the very beginning of his career. Learning the trade as Continue reading Grant Simpson

Sister Dorothy

Sister Dorothy

Classically trained but raised on Classic Rock, singer-songwriter Sister Dorothy has been entertaining and amazing audiences from Winnipeg to Jamaica. Continue reading Sister Dorothy

Norm St. Hilaire

Norm St. Hilaire

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Carl Strempler

Carl Strempler

Carl began his musical journey on a home electronic Hammond organ in his early teens. He migrated to Trumpet and Continue reading Carl Strempler

Jennifer Thiessen

Jennifer Thiessen

Whether she finds herself on a concert hall stage or in an underground venue, Jennifer Thiessen seeks a deep authenticity Continue reading Jennifer Thiessen

Kurt Tittlemier

Kurt Tittlemier is an award winning guitarist and native of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Kurt is currently the President of the Winnipeg Continue reading Kurt Tittlemier

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra

WJO Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra

The Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra (WJO) is Canada’s first community-based, non-profit professional jazz orchestra; its equal can be found in only Continue reading WJO Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra