• Alex Coleman, bass, Joel Haynes, Ryan Oliver, Tim Hamel, Perry White, Mark Laver, Terry Lukiwski, Gary Williamson
Alex Coleman, bass, Joel Haynes, Ryan Oliver, Tim Hamel, Perry White, Mark Laver, Terry Lukiwski, Gary Williamson

Live @ The Rex, January 4th, 2014

We’ll be back at The Rex Jazz and Blues Club on Saturday, January 4th. The show starts at 3:30pm, come out and listen to some great Mingus music! The line-up will be: Perry White: baritone sax, Ryan Oliver: tenor sax, Mark Laver: alto sax, Tim Hamel: trumpet, Terry Lukiwski: trombone, Gary Williamson: piano, Alex Coleman: bass, […]

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Tonight at Noon, Alex Coleman, The Rex Jazz and Blues Club

Live@The Rex: Sept 21st, 3:30pm

We’ll be back at The Rex Jazz and Blues Club on Saturday, September 21st. The show starts at 3:30pm, come out and listen to some great Mingus music! The line-up will be: Perry White: baritone sax, Ryan Oliver: tenor sax, Mark Laver: alto sax, Tim Hamel: trumpet, Terry Lukiwski: trombone, Gary Williamson: piano, Alex Coleman: bass, […]

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Tonight at Noon, Alex Coleman, Perry White, Toronto Jazz Festival, TD, Ryan Oliver, Perry White, Charles Mingus

Live@The Rex: June 27th, 2013!

We’ll be back at The Rex Jazz and Blues Club on Thursday June 27th during the TD Toronto Jazz Festival. We have the 5pm slot, a great time to come out and have a pint after work while listening to some great Mingus music! The line-up will be: Perry White: baritone sax, Ryan Oliver: tenor sax, […]

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Charles Mingus Alex Coleman Tonight at Noon

Live@The Rex: January 20th, 2013

Come and join us on Sunday, Jan. 20th 2013 at The Rex Jazz & Blues Club. We start at 9:30pm and perform two sets of great music. The band for this gig includes Ryan Oliver, Perry White, Mark Laver, Tim Hamel, and Terry Lukiwski. Also, we’d like to welcome pianist Bernie Senensky for his first […]

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Tonight@Noon: TD Toronto Jazz Festival

TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2011

I forgot about this posting by Josh Grossman, Artistic Director of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival about our gig at the 2011 festival. Thought I’d put a bit of it up while I remembered… 5:30 pm, Outdoor Stage – Tonight at Noon. Bassist Alex Coleman‘s eight-piece band plays the music of Charles Mingus and does a […]

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Tonight at Noon, Charles Mingus, Triumph of the Underdog, Alex Coleman

Triumph of the Underdog…

If you haven’t watched this Mingus documentary, you should.  It has some great stuff, great contributions, for the most part anyways.  Someone in the comments to this video on YouTube says “you can’t watch a jazz documentary without seeing one of the marsalis in it”. This documentary has some great Canadian connections to it. Andrew […]

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Tunes in the book…

Just a listing of some of the tunes in the book.  More for my memory than anything else! Some we play often, some not so much… I’ve posted YouTube links to most of the tunes below. Sometimes there’s multiple versions across different albums/videos, and some by the Mingus Big Band from NYC. Moanin’ Duke Ellington’s […]

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