Martin Loomer & The Orange Devils

May 14, 2018

7:30pm-10:30pm

The Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St., Toronto, ON)

Martin Loomer & The Orange Devils

featuring:
Martin Loomer – guitar & arrangements, Tara Davidson – alto & tenor saxes & clarinet, Merlin Williams – alto & soprano saxes & clarinet, Andy Ballantyne – tenor saxophone, Tom Skublics – tenor sax & feature clarinet, John Macleod – trumpet, Brigham Phillips – trumpet, William Carn – trombone, Jack McFadden – bass, Tom Jestad – drums & More!
Cover applies: $10

Wee Big Band @Walter Hall

April 28, 2018

7:30pm-10:30pm

Edward Johnson Building's Walter Hall (80 Queens Park, Toronto)

The Duke Ellington Society’s Fundraising Concert
Jim Galloway’s Wee Big Band led by Martin Loomer
featuring:
Martin Loomer – guitar & arrangements, Rosemary Galloway – bass, Tara Davidson – alto sax & clarinet, Merlin Williams – alto sax & clarinet, Alison Young – tenor sax, & More!  

Rob Frayne’s Dreamband3 @NAC

April 18, 2018

8:30pm

National Arts Centre's Fourth Stage (1 Elgin St., Ottawa, ON)

The Rob Frayne Dreamband3 is a bigger and dreamier all-star cast of 14 musical free thinkers from the worlds of jazz, classical and Latin music, including Bill Mahar (trumpet), Tara Davidson, (alto sax), William Carn (trombone), Roddy Ellias (guitar), Petr Cancura (saxophone) and Megan Jerome (voice).

Band leader, composer and saxophonist Rob Frayne will take the audience – and the band – on an imaginative journey across an exciting musical landscape, where jazz soloists meld with sparkling percussion and classical woodwinds.

 

Prince Edward County Jazz Education Program

April 13, 2018

- April 16, 2018

Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County Jazz Education Program provides an opportunity for young musicians to work with some of Canada’s top jazz performers and music educators.

Three days of workshops, performances, and clinics with a concert at the historic Regent Theatre in Picton, Ontario, featuring the Brian Barlow Big Band along with the four participating high school ensembles and guest vocalist Alex Samaras.

2018 Clinicians:
Tara Davidson (saxophone), William Carn (trombone), Jason Logue (trumpet), Brian Barlow (drums), Robi Botos (piano), Blair Yarranton (trumpet), and Scott Alexander (bass).

Martin Loomer & The Orange Devils

April 9, 2018

7:30pm-10:30pm

The Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St., Toronto, ON)

featuring:
Martin Loomer – guitar & arrangements, Tara Davidson – alto & tenor saxes & clarinet, Merlin Williams – alto & soprano saxes & clarinet, Andy Ballantyne – tenor saxophone, Tom Skublics – tenor sax & feature clarinet, John Macleod – trumpet, Brigham Phillips – trumpet, William Carn – trombone, Jack McFadden – bass, Tom Jestad – drums & More!
Cover applies: $10

The Yeah Yeah Yeah Band

April 7, 2018

8:00pm

Regent Theatre, Oshawa, ON

“Ones”
featuring:
Frank Zirone – guitar & vocals, Bruce Nasmith – guitar, keyboards & vocals, Kevin Rolston – bass & vocals, David Love – guitar & vocals, Paul deLong – drums & vocals, Sonia Klimasko – violin, Beth Silver – cello, Tara Davidson – alto & tenor saxophones, Luise Heyerhoff – trumpet
Ticketed Event: $40 + HST

Martin Loomer & The Orange Devils

March 12, 2018

7:30pm-10:30pm

The Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St., Toronto, ON)

featuring:
Martin Loomer – guitar & arrangements, Tara Davidson – alto & tenor saxes & clarinet, Merlin Williams – alto & soprano saxes & clarinet, Andy Ballantyne – tenor saxophone, Tom Skublics – tenor sax & feature clarinet, John Macleod – trumpet, Brigham Phillips – trumpet, William Carn – trombone, Jack McFadden – bass, Tom Jestad – drums & More!
Cover applies: $10

JPEC Presents: The Carn Davidson 9

March 3, 2018

7:30pm (CD9 opens) & 9:00pm (Hilario Duran's Contumbao)

Toronto Centre for the Arts, Studio Theatre

JPEC Presents: The Carn Davidson 9

The Jazz Performance and Education Centre (JPEC)
presents:
The Carn Davidson 9 @Toronto Centre for the Arts, Studio Theatre
featuring:
William Carn – trombone
Tara Davidson – woodwinds
Kelly Jefferson – woodwinds
Perry White – woodwinds
Jason Logue – trumpet
Kevin Turcotte – trumpet
Alex Duncan – bass trombone
Andrew Downing – acoustic bass
Ernesto Cervini – drums

Hamilton All Star Jazz Presents

March 2, 2018

8pm & 9pm

Old Fire Hall Arts Centre, Ancaster

Hamilton All Star Jazz Presents

Tara Davidson with the Rising Stars
Hamilton Rising Stars perform w/Special Guest: Tara Davidson (alto sax)
@8pm
Tara Davidson Group @9pm
featuring:
William Carn – trombone
Adrean Farrugia – piano
Dan Fortin – bass
Ernesto Cervini – drums
Ticketed Event: $25 (general admin.)

Turboprop @Humber College

February 28, 2018

12:15pm start

Humber College Lakeshore Campus auditorium

Tara Davidson – alto & soprano saxes
Shirantha Beddage – tenor & bari saxes
William Carn – trombone
Adrean Farrugia – piano
Jim Vivian – bass
Ernesto Cervini – drums

Andrew Downing’s Otterville: Live Soundtrack to The Great Gabbo

February 16, 2018

8:00pm

KW Little Theatre, 9 Princess St., E., Waterloo

NUMUS presents Otterville:
Andrew Downing’s Otterville plays a live score for the not-so-silent musical film, The Great Gabbo.
featuring:
Andrew Downing – cello
Tara Davidson – alto saxophone
Aline Homzy – violin
Michael Davidson – vibraphone
Paul Mathew – bass
Nick Fraser – drums

TDG @Silence Sounds Guelph

February 6, 2018

8:00pm-10:00pm

Silence Guelph

Tara Davidson Group performs at Silence
featuring:
Tara Davidson – alto & soprano saxes
Michael Davidson – vibraphone
Dan Fortin – bass
Ernesto Cervini – drums

TDG @The Home Smith Bar

January 26, 2018

7:30pm-10:30pm

The Home Smith Bar in Old Mill Toronto

The Tara Davidson Group returns to the Old Mill’s Home Smith Bar
featuring:
Tara Davidson
 – alto & soprano saxophone
Michael Davidson – vibraphone
Jim Vivian – bass
Ernesto Cervini – drums

No “Cover Charge” but a $20 minimum on food & beverage is applied

Composer’s Collective @The Rex

January 22, 2018

9:30pm - 12am

The Rex Hotel, Toronto, ON

Mike Malone’s Composer’s Collective Big Band
featuring:
Mike Malone – trumpet, Tara Davidson – alto sax, Kelly Jefferson – tenor sax, Perry White – bari sax, William Carn – trombone, Rob Somerville – trombone, Jason Logue – trumpet, Kevin Turcotte – trumpet, And More!
Cover applies

Turboprop @York University

January 11, 2018

12:00pm-1:30pm

York U. Accolade East Arts Building

Turboprop performs at York University in their “Jazz @Noon” Series
featuring:
Ernesto Cervini – drums
Tara Davidson – alto sax
Joel Frahm – tenor sax
William Carn – trombone
Adrean Farrugia – piano
Dan Loomis – bass
Free Concert!

Turboprop @The Rex

January 11, 2018

- January 12, 2018

9:30pm/9:45pm start

The Rex Hotel, Toronto, ON

CD Release Event for Turboprop’s “REV”
featuring:
Ernesto Cervini – drums
Tara Davidson – alto sax
Joel Frahm – tenor sax
William Carn – trombone
Adrean Farrugia – piano
Dan Loomis – bass
Cover applies

Martin Loomer & The Orange Devils

January 8, 2018

7:30pm-10:30pm

The Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St., Toronto, ON)

featuring:
Martin Loomer – guitar & arrangements, Tara Davidson – alto & tenor saxes & clarinet, Merlin Williams – alto & soprano saxes & clarinet, Andy Ballantyne – tenor saxophone, Tom Skublics – tenor sax & feature clarinet, John Macleod – trumpet, Brigham Phillips – trumpet, William Carn – trombone, Jack McFadden – bass, Tom Jestad – drums & More!
Cover applies: $10

Jazz Vespers @Christ Church Deer Park

January 7, 2018

3:30-5:30pm

Christ Church Deer Park

Jazz Vespers Service
featuring:
Brian Barlow – drums
Tara Davidson – alto sax
Alex Brown – trumpet
Robi Botos – piano
Neil Swainson – bass
Free Concert!

Downing Carn Davidson @Emmet Ray

November 20, 2017

9:30pm

Emmet Ray (924 College St.) Toronto

Andrew Downing – cello, William Carn – trombone, Tara Davidson – alto sax
w/ Søren Nissen – bass and Ian Wright – drums
Presenting the music of Jobim
PWYC

Carn Davidson 9 @Aeolian Hall

November 19, 2017

3:00pm

The Aeolian Hall, London, ON

Carn Davidson 9 @Aeolian Hall

Celebrating the Release of CD9’s new recording, “Murphy”!
featuring:
William Carn – trombone, Tara Davidson – woodwinds, Kelly Jefferson – woodwinds, Perry White – woodwinds, Jason Logue – trumpet, Kevin Turcotte – trumpet, Alex Duncan – bass trombone, Jim Vivian – bass, Ernesto Cervini – drums
Ticketed event

The Yeah Yeah Yeah Band

November 18, 2017

8pm-10:30pm

Milton Centre for the Arts

“Ones”
featuring:
Frank Zirone – guitar & vocals, Bruce Nasmith – guitar, keyboards & vocals, Kevin Rolston – bass & vocals, David Love – guitar & vocals, Frank Russell– drums & vocals, Sonia Klimasko – violin, Beth Silver – cello, Tara Davidson – alto & tenor saxophones, Luise Heyerhoff – trumpet
Ticketed Event: $47 + HST

Martin Loomer & The Orange Devils

November 14, 2017

7:30pm-10:30pm

The Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St., Toronto, ON)

featuring:
Martin Loomer – guitar & arrangements, Tara Davidson – alto & tenor saxes & clarinet, Merlin Williams – alto & soprano saxes & clarinet, Andy Ballantyne – tenor saxophone, Tom Skublics – tenor sax & feature clarinet, John Macleod – trumpet, Brigham Phillips – trumpet, William Carn – trombone, Jack McFadden – bass, Tom Jestad – drums & More!
Cover applies: $10

Canadian Music Centre Presents: Otterville

November 9, 2017

5:30pm

Canadian Music Centre 20 St. Joseph St. Toronto, ON

featuring:
Andrew Downing – cello, Tara Davidson – alto saxophone, Christine Bougie – lapsteel guitar, Michael Davidson – vibraphone, Paul Mathew – bass, Nick Fraser – drums
Ticketed event: $10-$20

Carn Davidson 9 CD Release Event @The Rex

November 9, 2017

- November 10, 2017

9:30pm/9:45pm start

The Rex Hotel, Toronto, ON

Carn Davidson 9 CD Release Event @The Rex

Two Nights @The Rex Hotel to launch CD9’s new recording, “Murphy”!
featuring:
William Carn – trombone, Tara Davidson – woodwinds, Kelly Jefferson – woodwinds, Perry White – woodwinds, Jason Logue – trumpet, Brian O’Kane – trumpet (Nov. 9th), Kevin Turcotte – trumpet (Nov. 10th), Alex Duncan – bass trombone, Andrew Downing – bass, Ernesto Cervini – drums
Cover applies

Brian Dickinson Jazz Orchestra @Etobicoke Jazz Festival

November 4, 2017

9:00pm

Longbranch Legion Hall, Etobicoke

featuring:
Brian Dickinson – piano & compositions, Tara Davidson – alto saxophone, Kelly Jefferson – tenor saxophone, William Carn – trombone, & many more!