Jazz Weekly-Feb 17
Posted by Mira Riselli

This week in jazz…

Sunday, February 17th


Monday, February 18th

Monday Night at the Rex!

6:30 – Jacob Chung

Jacob Chung – Sax
Anthony D’Alessandro – Piano
Leighton Harrell – Bass
Keith Barstow – Drums

7:20 – Vonne Aguda

Vonne Aguda – Trombone
Griff Vona – Alto Sax
Harry Bartlett – Guitar
Ben Isenstein – Piano
Leighton Harrell – Bass
Jason Martin – Drums

8:10 – Brenden Varty

Brenden Varty – Tenor Sax
Karl Silveira – Trombone
Jesse Marshall – Guitar
Darin Nicolle – Bass
Evan Ng – Drums


Patrick Boyle – Trumpet
Reg Schwager – Guitar
Jim Vivian – Double Bass
Michael Billard – Drums

The Emmet Ray
924 College Street

PWYC ($10 suggested)
FB event https://www.facebook.com/events/195640668008193/

Tuesday, February 19th

Patrick Smith Standards Band (Trio Edition)
The Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar
PWYC ($10 suggested)
Patrick Smith-Tenor Saxophone,
Malcolm Connor-Bass
Terry Clarke-Drums

Great trio playing some B-sides from the American Songbook and Jazz repertoire.


Wednesday, February 20th

Jazz Jam at the Cavern!
Come out and play some tunes with us at this chill venue with $5 wine. This week’s house band is:

Maddy Ertel (trp)
Noah Franche-Nolan (piano)
Devin Dattenson (bass)
Jacob Wutzke (drums)

PWYC $5, bass/guitar amps, mics provided

Thursday, February 21st

Noam Lemish Trio w/Jacob Gorzhaltsan
6:30-8:30pm at The Rex

Noam Lemish, piano & compositions
Andrew Downing, bass
Derek Gray, drums
Jacob Gorzhaltsan, clarinet & sax

Friday, February 22nd


Saturday, February 23rd



“Swing 42 is that like Sum 41?” – Thomas Houlden, making a reference joke that fell flat on a high school jazz band.

Max Simpson: “Man, it’s been 10 years since 2010.”
Thomas Steele: “Max, it’s 2019.”
Max Simpson: (Counts on his fingers) “Oh.”

“Joe Hendie, give me the chicken tendies.” – Nick Adema

“How much do you think you could buy the Rex for?” – Nick Adema
“Not much.” – David Hodgeson

“Without me, there would be no Pepper Adams.” – Alex Manoukas

“A Gsus chord is God’s favourite chord” – Jim Vivian

“I tried to open Wellesley with my presto twice today.” – Ben Isenstein

“You’d think an aerospace engineer would know how to use a credit card.” – Paul Sandberg

“I’m not yelling!!! I’m Greek, it’s how we talk!!! – Alex Manoukas


That’s all folks! Take care of yourselves and we’ll see you next week!


P.S. – Thank you so much to everyone who sent in quotes this week! You have improved this publication and also my life. I hope you all spend plenty of time taking care of yourselves over the break because you’re amazing and you deserve it!

“There’s definitely a sex dungeon in the basement of Remenyi’s.” – Blair Scanling

“John Coltrane has big dick.” – Josh Sparks and Paul Sandberg simultaneously, unplanned

“I just broke my ruffles dip cherry.” – Ray Sun

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