Jon Davis + guest artists at Upstairs Jazz Bar

Hey everybody!

How are you? It’s been quite a while, so long that many of you are maybe wondering: “what in the world has Jon been up to…? Is he still alive? Does he stil play music? The answer is: yes, only with a different focus (which I’ll tell you about below). But as proof of my liveliness, I’d like to invite you to my next show at the renown Upstairs Jazz Bar in Montreal on Wednesday October 12. I’ll be playing 3 sets of my music and covers with a Jazzy base of musicians from Université de Montréal à Québec including: upright bass, drums, me on a baby grand piano & guitar, a horn section and 5 of my singing students as guest artists… So yeah, it’s a pretty big show! The food at Upstairs is also really good, so please come early to have supper and say hi in this gem of a venue!

Jon Davis and special guests
Wednesday October 12
Upstairs Jazz Bar (1254 Rue Mackay, Montréal)
1st set: 8pm, 2nd set: 9:15pm, 3rd set: 10:30pm
$9 cover (added to the receipt for food & drinks – 3rd set free)
To Reserve : 514 931 6808

Aquiles Melo – drums
Nicolas Fontaine – bass
Jon Davis – voice, piano / guitar
Benjamin Cordeau – trumpet
Patrice Luneau – tenor sax
Léa Boudreau – trombone

+ Guest Artists (who are also my UQAM singing students…!)
Catherine Giguère
Gabrielle Joannette
Jasmine Desbiens
Olivia Sirois-Bruneau

What I’ve been up to over the last couple of years…?

Well… I’ve been teaching singing like a mad dog at Université de Québec à Montreal and doing numerous concerts with Karen Young & Coral Egan - including one with them at the Jazz fest last summer which was really great :) I’ve also been performing with the MSO choir and writing new music over the summer. Teaching has been my primary occupation over the last couple of years, and for the first time, I will try to combine my teaching and my performing into one presentation at this Upstairs Jazz Bar show. I’m looking forward to showing off my incredible students to you as well as show you some of my new music.

Hope to see you there!


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I got some solos, come check us out…! here’s a promo video we did for the show:

The music video for “Better” is now officially online!!

Great new article from Concordia’s “The Link” newspaper!

Hey folks, check it out!

Me on CBC TV & Radio!

Hey everyone! I had a fantastic show at sala rossa last thursday night! Here is some press that came out of that show.

CBC Daybreak interview with Mike Finnerty: 

CBC TV News @ 5 with Kristin Falcao:

Jon Davis in Montreal on June 6!

Hey folks! Come check me out at Burritoville next Friday! Address is 2055 Bishop Street, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2E8. It’s an early show! Show up for 7pm to catch both myself and Ash and Bloom from Toronto! Here is the fb event!

Shows coming up this April!

It’s been a busy month…! Stay tuned for the music video! come check me out on April 17 at les Pas Sages! I’ll be sharing the bill with Johnny Coull:

Help Jon Davis make a music video!

Jon Davis is making a music video over the next two months for his song “better” from open shore! Check out the “crowdfunding” campaign here!

Jon Davis singing back up for Josh Groban

This Sunday at the Bell Center in Montreal, he’ll get a chance to sing back up for an international superstar…!

Performing at the North by North East Festival on June 13!

I am super excited about playing the NXNE fest this Thurs at the Central in Toronto! Show starts at 9PM sharp!


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