This weekend in the city you can enjoy a great evening of music presented by the Hamilton All Star Jazz ensemble. The series of concerts will be held at the Old Firehall Arts Center, 334 Wilson Street East, Ancaster. The concert series includes the following performances: Broadsway with Heather Bambrick on Saturday, November 1; Tara Davidson Quartet on Saturday, November 8th; and a Tribute to Eva Cassidy featuring Candace Walkes on Saturday, November 15th. Tickets are only $26 and doors open at 7:00 p.m. with performances starting at 8:00 p.m. Visit the Hamilton All Star Jazz events page for more information.
Mohawk College Library has a variety of resources for the jazz aficionado, or those learning to appreciate jazz. Discover the history and culture of jazz through one of the many books available, or listen to a CD and immerse yourself in jazz music.
If you are just beginning to appreciate this type of music, you may be interested in the book Jazz styles: History & analysis. This book is an introduction to jazz, and it teaches the chronology of jazz by showing readers how to listen and what to notice in each style.