100 Cumberland Street, Toronto416-964-2222

Jazz in the Village

The S-Cafe offers an exciting jazz lineup on Friday nights. From blues to R&B, to jazz standards-with-a-twist, there is a genre for everyone. Scroll down to see our Featured Artists. From 9 to 11:30 PM (no cover).

Mike Cado & Sherie Marshall: December 6

Mike Cadó is a Toronto-based guitarist, composer, and bandleader whose diverse experiences reflect his interest in a multitude of genres that span the musical gamut including jazz, blues, Rhythm & Blues, and more. Most recently, Mike Cadó’s artistic expressions, creative energy and curiosity have stimulated him to pursue a doctoral degree in Ethnomusicology at York University, where he is also a Faculty member in the Music Department * * * Sherie Marshall fuses funk, soul, pop, reggae, and Soca. She released her solo debut jazz recording “The Sweetest Sounds” in 2005 featuring guitarist Mike Cadó, and other jazz luminaries including Guido Basso, Pat Collins, Andy Ballantyne, and Barry Romberg.

listen
 
 

John Roby: December 13

Over the years John has been a mainstay of the Toronto music scene composing music for theatre, radio, television and feature films. He was awarded, with Doug Riley & Tyler Yarema, Best Traditional Jazz Album of 2005 by the Canadian Collectors’ Congress. He has scored several feature films including the award winning The Hanging Garden and Beefcake for which he won an Atlantic Film Festival Award for Best Music Composition. He is a two time winner of the Dora Mavor Moore Theatre Award. The first for the score for Theatre of the Film Noir and the second with Raymond Storey for Best New Musical Girls In The Gang.

view

Roberta Hunt: December 20

Roberta Hunt is an exhilarating jazz and blues musician – she is a singer, piano player and songwriter. With her signature rootsy and blues style, one music critic wrote, “Mix big piano with beautiful voice, add some attitude and a lot of charisma. With a penchant for those you-done-me-wrong songs and her musical roots in the jazz and spirituals of New Orleans: a picture of Roberta Hunt starts to emerge…”

view
 
 

New Year's Eve! John Roby: December 31

PLEASE CALL 416-964-2222 TO BOOK A TABLE (credit card required), online reservations are not accepted in the cafe. Regular à la carte menu with a complementary glass of champagne and party favours at midnight, no cover. Space is limited so please book early! PLEASE NOTE: a $50 fee will be applied (per table) for cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to the reservation.