Charlie Austin Trio: Jazz Brunch at the Blue Chair! With John Taylor on bass and Mike Gillespie on drums. For fabulous food and fantastic jazz.
The Charlie Austin/Josh McHan Duo perform at the Westin Hotel under the auspices of The Edmonton International Jazz Festival.
The Jazz Quintessential (The JQ) Jazz Quintet, with Charlie Austin and members of 200200cut. Edmonton Jazz Festival at the Blue Chair! This superb quintet of musicians offers a little something for everyone to enjoy, playing jazz arrangements of songs by composers ranging from Dizzy Gillespie to Kurt Cobain. Influenced by the Jazz Giants and the New Greats, The JQ, with Western Canadian jazz piano legend Charlie Austin, has become one of Western Canada's premier jazz ensembles. The Band: Jeffrey Harris Trumpet Paul Newton Trumpet Charlie Austin Keyboards Chris Grapel Bass Andrew Deppisch Drums
Charlie Austin Trio: Featured Band. Every Tuesday night during our season, Edmonton's best jazz players and up-and-coming musicians arrive to play together on our stage. The evening begins with a one hour set from the featured band, followed by a jam session with selected musicians from the audience sitting in or taking the place of a member of the feature band.
Presented by EKOSingers Directed by Paula Roberts and accompanied by Charlie Austin and a hot combo of Edmonton musicians, EKOSingers presents Happy! This gleeful performance will feature music of artists like The Young Rascals, Pharrell Williams, Michael Bublé and many others. This engaging and vibrant show, will bring a smile to your face and a glow to your heart. Come and enjoy a Saturday evening, or Sunday afternoon of great music in beautiful Old Strathcona!
Sounds Like: Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, McCoy Tyner, Brad Mehldau
Bio: Pianist, composer, author, and educator Charlie Austin has influenced an entire generation of western Canadian jazz musicians. As a performer, Charlie’s versatility and musicianship have seen him establish a solid career for the past four decades, playing in a wide range of settings from festival...See Full Bio