Cap Jazz

    • Brad Mehldau

      Tue Oct 24 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

      The ingenious Mehldau, widely recognized as the most influential jazz pianist of his generation, kicks off our Cap Jazz season.

      Maria Schneider with "A" Band & NiteCap

      Fri Oct 27 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

      The multiple Grammy® award-winning composer and big band leader – known for elegantly fusing jazz & classical – performs with Capilano University's “A” Band and NiteCap.

      Charlie Hunter Trio

      Tue Dec 12 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

      Charlie Hunter has been called a "pop guitarist of a new order" (Pop Matters) for his deep, inventive grooves, and versatile, vivid showcase of the seven- and eight-string guitar.

      A Tribute to Django Reinhardt

      Fri Jan 26 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

      The legendary father of “hot jazz,” Django Reinhardt’s iconic sound has influenced legions of musicians. Don’t miss this one-night fete to the Gypsy jazz king.

      BiRDMAN LiVE

      Thu Feb 1 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

      Cap Jazz presents multiple Grammy®-winning jazz drummer Antonio Sánchez performing the all-percussion soundtrack to the backdrop of Alejandro Iñárritu's Oscar-winning Birdman in a special Vogue Theatre show. In partnership with VIFF and PuSh Festival.


      Sat Feb 17 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

      "Muscular and brainy, this tight little band shows how to mine the culturally rich tradition of Mexican music and work it ingeniously into fusion jazz," says Something Else! Co-presented by Cap Jazz and the 2018 Chutzpah Festival.

      Dee Daniels with NiteCap

      Fri Feb 23 (7:30 PM to 10:00 PM)

      A returning favourite jazz vocalist – with a four octave-range, steeped in gospel and blues – performs with CapilanoU’s NiteCap.

      The Donny McCaslin Quartet

      Wed Mar 7 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

      On the heels of his sold-out performance at this year's TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Donny McCaslin returns for a one-night show at The York in a special Cap Jazz and Cultch collaboration.

      Ineke van Doorn & Marc van Vugt with "A" Band & NiteCap

      Thu Mar 29 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

      A Dutch duo known for their dazzling original compositions – with Vandoom’s vivid vocals at centre stage – in a special “A” Band and NiteCap collaboration.