Since the return of Story and Song Night last May, we’ve had a lot of great nights of gathering ’round the fire (so to speak) to listen to stirring tales and enchanting music. John Russon retold the story of the The Quest for the Holy Grail, Greg Recco from St. John’s College in Annapolis MD […]
The days of King Arthur, Parsifal, the Crusades: all these and more will be woven together as Story and Song Night returns. On Tuesday May 8th, at 8:30 pm, John Russon will tell the story of the Quest for the Holy Grail. This inauguration of the new season of stories and songs will also feature […]
This Wednesday, April 4, the John Russon Quintet will be releasing our new CD! The CD is called “Joint Attention,” and it features 9 original tunes that the band has been performing for the past few years. The band is Tom Richards: trombone Chris Gale: saxophone John Russon: guitar Mike Milligan: bass Nick Fraser: drums […]
We’ll be playing all original tunes at Holy Oak next Tuesday, March 20, from 9:30 ’til about 12:30. The band will be Tom Richards on trombone Chris Gale on saxophone John Russon on guitar Mike Milligan on bass and Fabio Ragnelli on drums. This is a Pay-What-You-Can event: all donations are welcome and helpful. Our […]
We’ll be playing at the Emmet Ray, on College just east of Dovercourt, at 9 on Monday March 5. The band will be: Chris Gale–saxophone John Russon–guitar Mike Milligan–bass Ethan Ardelli–drums We’ll play original tunes form our soon-to-be-released CD “Joint Attention,” we play some standards, we’ll do some free improvising. Please join us!
This Wednesday, February 8, the John Russon Quintet will perform at the Tranzac Club. We’ll play from 10 pm until midnight. The band is: Chris Gale, saxophone John Russon, guitar Mike Milligan, bass Nick Fraser, drums We’ll play tunes from our freshly mastered CD, and a few new ones. The Tranzac Club is at 292 […]
January 28: Pamenar Cafe David French, John Russon, Mike Milligan, Nick Fraser January 24: Holy Oak Cafe–Welcome Back Chris Gale! Chris Gale, John Russon, Chris Banks, Morgan Childs January 23: The Central Rebecca Hennessy, John Russon, Michael Herring, Blake Howard
This Sunday, January 15, a night of jazz music at the Emmet Ray Featuring: Tom Richards on trombone Shawn Nykwist on saxophone John Russon on guitar Chris Banks on bass Ethan Ardelli on drums We’ll play some original tunes and some standard jazz tunes. There is no cover charge, but please pay what you can. […]
On Sunday December 11, from 5 until 8, the John Russon Quartet will play jazz standards and original tunes at Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto. Please come out and enjoy some music. Shawn Nykwist–saxophone. John Russon–guitar. Chris Banks–bass. Sly Juhas–drums.
Romulus, Remus, and the Rape of the Sabine Women. Tullus Hostillius and the Horatii. Sextus Tarquin and the Rape of Lucretia. These are the legendary stories of the founding of Rome and the violent developments that ultimately led to the overthrow of the hated Tarquin kings and the establishing of the Republic. On Tuesday November […]