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Fri, 05/18/2012 - 22:00 to Sun, 05/20/2012 - 01:45
Fred Pauze Quartet at Bar Ste-Angele

 

Come by on May 18 and 19th in one of Quebec city's great Jazz Bar!

2 sets per night at 10pm and 11:30pm

 

Fred Pauze - bass/composition

Nick Di Giovanni - guitar

Michel Berthiaume - drums

Sam Blais - sax

Sat, 05/05/2012 - 21:00
Samuel Blais Quartet at Diese Onze

 

Finally back with the quartet at Diese Onze!

featuring:

 

Paul Shrofel - piano

Morgan Moore - bass

Robbie Kuster - drums

Sam Blais - sax

 

Fri, 05/04/2012 - 20:00
Francois Richard Nouvel Orchestra at l'Astral

 

 

Francois Richard Nouvel Orchestra/Grands classiques du Jazz/Module de Création

at l'Astral Friday May 4th with:

 

François Richard - flute,alto flute

François Bourassa - piano

Michel Donato - bass

Samuel Blais - saxophone

Martin Auguste - drums


Claude Lamothe cello / Zoé Dumais violon / Daphnée Sincennes Richard violon / Marie-Neige Lavigne violon
Claude Maheu oboe, english horn, bass clarinet, shakuhachi /Christine Giguère cello /Jean René viola
Martine Gagné viola/ Guy Boisvert - doublebass

Mon, 04/09/2012 - 20:00 to Thu, 04/19/2012 - 23:00
New York City/Boston April tour!

 

I will have the chance to be in NYC for two weeks and to perform with amazing musicians. If you're around, try to make it to at least one of these 8 concerts,

intense music guaranteed!  it would be a pleasure to see you there!

 

NYC/Boston Tour!

April 9th, 2012

Sycamore

1118 Cortelyou Road Brooklyn, NY 11218

featuring:

Nick Anderson - drums

Aki Ishiguro - guitar

Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic - bass

Sam Blais - sax


April 10th

Iridium Jazz Club

1650 Broadway
New York, NY

featuring:

Nate Smith - drums

Aki Ishiguro - guitar

Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic - bass

Sam Blais - sax


April 11th in Boston!

The Beehive

541 Tremont Street,  Boston, MA 02116

featuring:

Nate Smith - drums

Aki Ishiguro - guitar

Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic - bass

Sam Blais - sax


April 15th

Somethin' Jazz Club

212 East 52nd Street  New York, NY 10022

featuring:

Jeff Hershfield - drums

Jamie Baum - flute

Roy Assaf - piano

Aryeh Kobrinski - bass

Samuel Blais - sax


April 16th

55 Bar

55 Christopher Street  New York, NY 10014

featuring:

Tommy Crane - drums

Aki Ishiguro - guitar

Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic - bass

Sam Blais - sax


April 17th

The Shrine

2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Bl  New York, NY 10030

featuring:

Tommy Crane - drums

Aki Ishiguro - guitar

Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic - bass

Sam Blais - sax


April 19th (two different groups on the same night!)

Douglass Street Music Collective

295 Douglass Street  New York, NY 11217

featuring:

Aki Ishiguro - guitar

Tommy Crane - drums

Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic - bass

Sam Blais - sax

and also:

Jeff Hershfield - drums

Jamie Baum - flute

Roy Assaf - piano

Aryeh Kobrinski - bass

Samuel Blais - sax

 

 

 

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 19:00
Samuel Blais Quartet Showcase/Concert at Largo!

 

This special event is presented during the Rideau event in Quebec City, featuring Samuel's group, which has now performed all over Canada for the last 7 years.

The group will perform music from their latest record, New Angle, which was nominated at the ADISQ Gala for best record and also won a Prix Opus for Best Jazz Album for 1010-11!

 

Samuel Blais - sax

Paul Shrofel - piano

Morgan Moore - bass

Jim Doxas - drums

 

Free show upon presentation of your Rideau Accreditation

2 sets: 7pm and 9pm

Thu, 02/09/2012 - 20:00
Samuel Blais Quartet featuring special guest Nate Smith at Maison de la Culture Frontenac

 

 

The group once again performs with New York drummer Nate Smith in a show prestented and recorded by CBC.  The concert is free, call for reservations!

 

Samuel Blais - sax

Nate Smith - drums

Morgan Moore - bass

Paul Shrofel - piano

 

Maison de la culture Frontenac

2550, rue Ontario E  Montreal, QC H2K 1W7

  (514) 872-7882

 

Fri, 01/27/2012 - 17:00 to Sat, 01/28/2012 - 23:00
Samuel Blais project at Place Deschamps

 

2 sets per night, 5:00pm and 10pm, Friday and Saturday January 27th and 28th:

 

Samuel Blais - sax/compo

Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic(NYC) - bass

Aki Ishiguro(NYC) - guitar

Robbie Kuster - drums
 

 

Place Deschamps
175, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
Montréal, Québec
(514) 564-3155
Place-des-Arts

Tue, 01/24/2012 - 20:30
The MTL/NYC Quartet at Cafe Paradiso in Ottawa

 

The group will be performing in Ottawa at cafe Paradiso for the first time,

original music and special New York guests!:

 

Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic(NYC) - bass

Aki Ishiguro(NYC) - guitar

Samuel Blais - sax

Robbie Kuster - drums

 

http://www.cafeparadiso.ca/Music.php

199 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON

 

Fri, 01/20/2012 - 22:00 to Sun, 01/22/2012 - 01:30
The MTL/NYC Quartet at Bar Ste-Angele in Quebec!

 

The Montreal/New York quartet is back in Quebec City with 2 special guests from New York,

2 nights, January 20th and 21st!

 

Aki Ishiguro - guitar

Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic - bass

Robbie Kuster - drums

Samuel Blais - sax

 

original music and intensity, be there! ;-)

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 21:00
"Artist of the Month" at Diese Onze, the MTL/NYC Quartet!

 

The group will feature teo very special guests from NYC, a night not to be missed!

 

Aki Ishiguro - guitar/compositions

Niclas Letman Burtinovic - bass/compositions

Robbie Kuster - drums

Samuel Blais - sax/compositions

 

It will be a great night of intense and brand new music, be there! ;-)

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