Queen West

Rex Hotel

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UPCOMING EVENTS

February 2019

EXCELSIOR DIXIELAND JAZZ BAND

February 17 /12:00 pm 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Syd Calvert: Leader, Banjo, Vocals Al Cox: Flugel Horn, Trumpet, Vocals Glenn Anderson: Drums Chris Daniels:  Double Bass, Vocals John Floyd: Piano Tony Hughes:  Soprano, Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Vocals Miro Letko: Trombone, vocals --- The New Excelsior Jazz Band is a seven-piece traditional jazz band playing in the Dixieland/New Orleans style. Our repertoire includes blues, spirituals, marches, show tunes from the 20s, 30s, and 40s, and novelty numbers. It's toe-tapping, listening and dancing music at its finest!

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The Club Django Sextet

February 17 /2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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The Club Django Sextet has been performing Gypsy Swing in the tradition of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli for more than ten years. They’ve released two CDs and have performed at numerous Jazz Festivals and at different venues across Toronto. Abbey Sholzberg -double bass, Rodion Boshoer- violin, Jerry Duligal- accordion, John Farrell- guitar, Tony Oldland - guitar, Wayne Nakamura - guitar

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DR. NICK & THE ROLLERCOASTERS

February 17 /3:30 pm 6:30 pm
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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I first started playin' harmonica in my early teenage years, around 1969. Nothing serious, just jamming in the washroom back at Northern Secondary in Toronto. I remember how kool it sounded with all the echo bouncing off the tiles. Most of my friends were into Hendrix and the Beatles back in those days, and so was I. But then a fellow student told me on the bus going home one day to check out this kat called Little Walter, who…

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HANNAH BARSTOW TRIO

February 17 /7:00 pm 9:30 pm
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Hannah Barstow (Vocals/Piano) Patrick Skryzpek (Bass) MacKenzie Read (Drums)

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ERIC WEST TRIO

February 17 /9:30 pm February 18 /12:00 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Michael Davidson- Vibes Mark Godfrey- Bass Eric West

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U OF T JAZZ ENSEMBLES

February 18 /6:30 pm 9:00 pm
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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Enjoy the sounds of the talented student jazz ensembles from the University of Toronto Faculty of Music

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CHRIS HUNT TENTET + 2

February 18 /9:30 pm February 19 /12:00 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Rebecca Pellett: Vocals Tara Davidson: Soprano/Alto Saxophones Mark Laver: Alto Saxophone Trevor Hogg: Tenor Saxophone Jason Logue: Lead Trumpet/Flugelhorn Josh Grossman: Trumpet/Flugelhorn Chris Hunt: Tenor/Bass Trombones Christian Overton: Tenor/Bass Trombones Todd Elsliger: Guitar Dafydd Hughes: Rhodes/Computer Paul Mathew: Electric Bass Tim Shia: Drums The Tentet The Chris Hunt Tentet was formed in the spring of 2002 by leader, composer and trombonist Chris Hunt. The ensemble is made up of young, up and coming professional musicians and composers in the Toronto…

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JV’S BOOGALOO SQUAD

February 19 /6:30 pm 9:00 pm
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Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Joel Visentin- Organ Adam Beer-Colacino- Guitar Jeff Halischuk- Drums

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TREVOR GIANCOLA QUARTET

February 20 /6:30 pm 9:30 pm
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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Feb 6, 13, 27 Trevor Giancola- Guitar Ewan Farncombe- Piano Hayden Farrar- Bass Ethan Ardelli- Drums Feb 20 Trevor Giancola- Guitar Ewan Farncombe- Piano Hayden Farrar- Bass Eric West- Drums

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NEON EAGLE

February 20 /9:30 pm February 21 /12:00 am
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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Led by Michael Eckert - Pedal Steel Rich Brown- Bass Galen Pelley- Drums + Special Guests

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KURT NIELSON TRIO

February 20 /9:30 pm February 21 /12:00 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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KURT NIELSON TRIO at Rex hotel

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NOAM LEMISH TRIO +

February 21 /6:30 pm 9:30 pm
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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Feb 7 Sundar Visnawathan- Sax Noam Lemish- Piano Andrew Downing- Bass Derek Gray- Drums Feb 14 Luis Deniz- Sax Feb 21 Jacob Gorzhaltsan- Reeds Feb 28- Jim Lewis- Trumpet

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MONTREAL’S DAVE TURNER QUARTET

February 21 /9:30 pm February 22 /12:00 am
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One event on February 22, 2019 at 9:30pm

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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Dave Turner- Sax Robi Botos- Piano Neil Swainson- Bass Barry Elmes- Drums

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HOGTOWN SYNCOPATORS

February 22 /4:00 pm 6:00 pm
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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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The Hogtown Syncopators, five musicians from downtown Toronto, have been generating a serious buzz with their authentic 1930s sound and entertaining show. Sonically, they combine the tight, elegant sound of Django Reinhardt and the Quintette of the Hot Club de France with the dazzling group vocals of the Boswell Sisters and Mills Brothers. The band enjoys a Friday afternoon residency at the respected Rex Hotel in downtown Toronto, and is quickly becoming a concert and festival favourite.

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MONTREAL’S DAVE TURNER QUARTET

February 22 /9:30 pm February 23 /12:00 am
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One event on February 22, 2019 at 9:30pm

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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Dave Turner- Sax Robi Botos- Piano Neil Swainson- Bass Barry Elmes- Drums

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SINNERS CHOIR

February 23 /12:00 pm 3:00 pm
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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Adam Beer-Colacino, Adam Warner, Terry Wilkins The Sinners Choir is a trio comprised of three generations of seasoned Toronto sidemen: Terry Wilkins, Adam Beer-Colacino and Adam Warner. With a deep understanding of a broad spectrum of Roots/Americana and a gritty approach, The Sinners Choir have a fresh sound that still pays homage to the music that shaped it

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CONOR GAINS

February 23 /3:30 pm 6:30 pm
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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CONOR GAINS at Rex Hotel

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BERNIE SENENSKY GROUP

February 23 /9:30 pm February 24 /12:00 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Featuring: Luis Deniz- Sax Paul Tarrusov- Trombone Andrew McAnsh- Trumpet Bernie Senensky- Piano/ Organ Terry Clarke- Bass

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EXCELSIOR DIXIELAND JAZZ BAND

February 24 /12:00 pm 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Syd Calvert: Leader, Banjo, Vocals Al Cox: Flugel Horn, Trumpet, Vocals Glenn Anderson: Drums Chris Daniels:  Double Bass, Vocals John Floyd: Piano Tony Hughes:  Soprano, Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Vocals Miro Letko: Trombone, vocals --- The New Excelsior Jazz Band is a seven-piece traditional jazz band playing in the Dixieland/New Orleans style. Our repertoire includes blues, spirituals, marches, show tunes from the 20s, 30s, and 40s, and novelty numbers. It's toe-tapping, listening and dancing music at its finest!

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HEAVY ON THE WILLIE

February 24 /3:30 pm 6:30 pm
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Heavy On The Willie plays the Rex for the first time this Sunday afternoon at 3:30pm to 6:30pm! You say country? We say jazz. Put them together, you get gentry. Well, you don't. We play the music of the renting class! Be nice, people!

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BARRY ROMBERG QUARTET

February 24 /9:30 pm February 25 /12:00 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Kelly Jefferson- Sax Geoff Young- Guitar Kieran Overs- Bass Barry Romberg- Drums

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U OF T JAZZ ENSEMBLES

February 25 /6:30 pm 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until February 25, 2019

Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Enjoy the sounds of the talented student jazz ensembles from the University of Toronto Faculty of Music

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JOHN MACLEOD’S REX HOTEL ORCHESTRA

February 25 /9:30 pm February 26 /12:00 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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John MacLeod’s credentials as a trumpeter/composer/arranger have been firmly established, with a distinguished career spanning almost thirty years on the Canadian music scene. He has worked with Toronto's most elite musicians and musical organizations in both the jazz and commercial music fields. In 2003 John formed his own large jazz ensemble, the 20-piece Rex Hotel Orchestra (named after the club where it performs the last Monday of each month).  We are honoured to be the home base of what is now Canada’s…

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LAUREN FALLS QUARTET

February 26 /6:30 pm 9:30 pm
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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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David French- Sax Todd Pentney- Piano/ Rhodes Lauren Falls- Bass Trevor Falls- Drums

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TREVOR GIANCOLA QUARTET

February 27 /6:30 pm 9:30 pm
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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Feb 6, 13, 27 Trevor Giancola- Guitar Ewan Farncombe- Piano Hayden Farrar- Bass Ethan Ardelli- Drums Feb 20 Trevor Giancola- Guitar Ewan Farncombe- Piano Hayden Farrar- Bass Eric West- Drums

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Vaughan Misener Trio at The Rex

February 27 /9:30 pm February 28 /12:30 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Vaughan Misener Trio with Geoff Young on guitar and Kevin Dempsey on drums.

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VAUGHAN MISENER TRIO

February 27 /9:30 pm February 28 /12:00 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Vaughan Misener plays Electric Bass and writes music. He has done so in Boston, New York, Europe, Israel and Canada. Vaughan Misener went to Berklee College of Music where he studied with Bruce Gertz and studied privately in NYC with Jeff Andrews. Vaughan has worked with some of the finest musicians of our time including Pat Labarbera, Kirk MacDonald, Robert Bonisolo, Bob McLaren, Geoff Young, Vito Rezza, Robi Botos, Gene Calderazzo, Lorne Lofsky, Johnathan Blake and Mike Stern. Vaughan Misener teaches…

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NOAM LEMISH TRIO +

February 28 /6:30 pm 9:30 pm
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Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Feb 7 Sundar Visnawathan- Sax Noam Lemish- Piano Andrew Downing- Bass Derek Gray- Drums Feb 14 Luis Deniz- Sax Feb 21 Jacob Gorzhaltsan- Reeds Feb 28- Jim Lewis- Trumpet

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SUYUN KIM MEMORIAL CONCERT & HUMBER FUNDRAISER

February 28 /9:30 pm March 1 /12:00 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Featuring Pat LaBarbera-Sax Led by Derek Gray-Drums One year ago, alto saxophonist Suyun Kim passed away in his sleep at the age of 29. In his passing, the Toronto music community lost a kind spirit and a beautiful musician. On Wednesday, November 27th at the Rex Hotel, the "Concert for Suyun" will be a celebration of his life. Also, this will mark the post-mortum release of "New Place To Be", the Suyun Kim Quintet's debut CD. From Seoul, Korea, Suyun…

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March 2019

Patrick Smith Quintet at The Rex!

March 6 /9:30 pm March 7 /12:05 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Excited to be bringing my quintet back to The Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar. We will be celebrating the release of my debut EP "Still Searching". Very stoked to bring this engaging project to one my favourite venues. Come out for a night of engaging and soulful boundary pushing modern music. Patrick Smith Quintet Patrick Smith-Saxophone and Compositions Kaelin Murphy-Trumpet Noah Franche-Nolan-Piano Hayden Farrar-Bass Nick Fraser-Drums Wednesday, March 6, 9:30pm Cover Charge TBA The Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues…

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Patrick Smith Quintet at The Rex!

March 18 /9:00 pm March 19 /1:00 am
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V1Z5 Canada
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Excited to be bringing my quintet back to The Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar. We will be celebrating the release of my debut EP "Still Searching". Very stoked to bring this engaging project to one my favourite venues. Come out for a night of engaging and soulful boundary pushing modern music. Patrick Smith Quintet Patrick Smith-Saxophone and Compositions Kaelin Murphy-Trumpet Noah Franche-Nolan-Piano Hayden Farrar-Bass Nick Fraser-Drums Wednesday, March 6, 9:30pm Cover Charge TBA The Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues…

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