Fri, 03/04/2016 - 20:00 to Sun, 03/13/2016 - 06:00
Split Cycle on tour in Quebec, 7 events not to be missed!

The band "Split Cycle", with members from Montreal and New York, will be touring the province of Quebec for 10 days! Don't miss this intense and passionate group of musicians as they embarque on yet another journey with brand new music and fun!

Aki Ishiguro - guitar
Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic - double bass
Alain Bourgeois - drums
Samuel Blais : baritone and alto sax

The concerts:
March 4th - St-Basile-le-grand at 8pm
March 5th - Diese Onze Jazz Club in Montréal at 9pm
March 6th - Studio recording for our second album
March 9th - Albion Brewery in Joliette at 8:30pm
March 10th - Masterclass at Cegep de Joliette at 1:00pm
March 11th and 12th - Bar Ste-Angele in Quebec City at 10:30pm

Feel free to contact me for more information! :-)

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 21:00
Dave Gossage Septet at Resonance Cafe

Dave Gossage Septet

Samuel Blais - alto,baritone sax
Frank Lozani - tenor sax
David Osei-Afrifa - piano/keys
Adrian Vedady - bass
Rich Irwin - drums
Rich White - guitar

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 20:30
Jazz Session at Albion in Joliette!

Every other Wednesday, come by the Albion Brewery in Joliette for the famous Jazz Session! In collaboration with the Cegep de Joliette, the house band features the teachers and their Montreal guests in a intense evening of music. The students and local musicians join the band for the jam part of the night, Don't miss it! :-)


Martin Auguste - drums
Philippe Drolet - piano
Alex Bellegarde - bass
Samuel Blais - saxophone

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 20:00
Concert/conference with Stanley Péan

It is always a pleasure to do this conference/concert with Stanley Péan on Jazz history and all of it's different styles.We will be in Joliette at salle Rolland-Brunelle!
Sonia Johnson - voice
Fraser Hollins - bass
Martin Auguste - drums
Stanley Péan - animation
Samuel Blais - saxophone
Marianne Trudel - piano

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 20:30
Jazz Session at Albion Brewery

Special evenning!

As our opening set, we will be playing the music of the great record "Moanin" by Art Blakey. We have a few special guest for the event, the jam will follow as usual, bring your instruments!

Martin Auguste - drums
Benoit Ricard - bass
David Carbonneau - trumpet
Philippe Drolet - piano
Samuel Blais - tenor and alto

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 20:00
Alain Bédard Quartet at Dizzy's Club featuring Donny McCaslin

Record Launch concert with Alain Bedard, Michel Lambert, Francois Bourassa and special guest Donny McCaslin

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 21:00
Alex Bellegarde Quartet at Off Jazz Montreal

Always a fun time to play with my friend Alex Bellegarde and his trio!

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 20:30
Alain Bédard Quartet at Flushing Town Hall featuring Donny McCaslin

Record Launch concert with Francois Bourassa and Michel Lambert featuring special guest Donny McCaslin.

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 20:30
Alain Bedard quartet at ShapeShifter Lab in New York

Alain Bédard record launch featuring Michel Lambert and Francois Bourassa.

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 19:00
Samuel Blais 4tet at the Montreal Jazz Fest

We will be performing music from my latest record "Cycling" featuring David Liebman !

Frank Lozano - tenor and soprano
Samuel Blais - alto and baritone
Fraser Holins - bass
Martin Auguste - drums