Hamilton All Star Jazz Bands

We are a community-based, non-profit organization for young musicians ages 11-25. Our alumni have won 3 Grammy awards and earned 41 Juno nominations, with 12 winners to date. If you have a passion for jazz, we have an ensemble for you! Join us as we meld music and youth to build a better community.
Sponsorship

Come Join Us!

If you are between the ages of 11 – 25 years
and have a passion for performing jazz, we have an

ensemble for you! 

Auditions

Junior Stars - ages 11-15 years

Perfect for the younger musician looking to gain additional experience in a jazz ensemble. Students will enhance their musical skills by performing a wide range of jazz repertoire.

Rising Stars - ages 15-19 years

A more advanced group for musicians looking to challenge themselves.
This ensemble is ideal for the more accomplished high school musician.

All Stars - ages 15-25 years

For the advanced high school or post secondary school musician.
This polished group performs advanced music, much of which is at a professional level.

Up Coming Events

Professional Concert Series

Tickets go on sale September 1st

October 18 & 19, 8pm
Tickets $ 35.00
JIM WITTER
With special guest Giselle Sanderson,
featuring the music of James Taylor and
Carole King.
Location: 334 Wilson St E, Ancaster
Call 905-966-DUKE (3853) to leave name and contact for tickets.

Saturday, November 23, 8 pm 
Tickets $35.00
CAROL MCCARTNEY
With Kieran Overs, Brian Dickinson
and Reg Schwager.
Location334 Wilson St E, Ancaster
Call 905-966-DUKE (3853) to leave name and contact for tickets.

Friday, January 17, 8 pm
Tickets $35.00
CHRIS AYRIES
With the Hornets Classic Rhythm
and Blues featuring Scott Neilson on
saxophone.
Location334 Wilson St E, Ancaster
Call 905-966-DUKE (3853) to leave name and contact for tickets.

Sunday February 23, 2pm
Tickets $ 25.00
THE HAMILTON ALL STAR JAZZ BAND

Big Band Favourites
Location334 Wilson St E, Ancaster
Call 905-966-DUKE (3853) to leave name and contact for tickets.

Friday, February 28, 6 pm
Tickets $60 ea / $540.00 table of 10
THE HAMILTON ALL STAR JAZZ BANDS DINNER DANCE 

Featuring the Hamilton All Star Jazz Bands.
An evening of music, dancing and delight. Join us for dinner and a night to remember.
Location: MICHELANGELO’S BANQUET CENTRE
Call 905-966-DUKE (3853) to leave name and contact for tickets.

Saturday March 21, 8 pm
Tickets $35.00
MY SON THE HURRICANE
A multi-horn, multi-drummer,
multi-singer, Brass Funk Beast!
Location334 Wilson St E, Ancaster
Call 905-966-DUKE (3853) to leave name and contact for tickets.

Saturday May 30, 8pm
Tickets $ 25.00
THE HAMILTON ALL STAR JAZZ BANDS SPRING CONCERT

“I’ll Be Seeing You: Songs from the War Years
LocationHILLFIELD STRATHALLAN COLLEGE
Call 905-966-DUKE (3853) to leave name and contact for tickets.

Artist In Residence Series

January 24. 8 pm
Tickets $25.00
Featuring: ALEX DEAN QUINTET – WITH THE RISING STARS

Location: 334 Wilson St E, Ancaster
Call 905-966-DUKE (3853) to leave name and contact for tickets.

February 14, 8 pm
Tickets $25.00
Featuring: MIKE MALONE QUINTET – WITH THE JUNIOR STARS
Location: 334 Wilson St E, Ancaster
Call 905-966-DUKE (3853) to leave name and contact for tickets.

April 24, 8 pm
Tickets $25.00
FEATURING: DARCY HEPNER QUINTET – WITH THE ALL STARS
Location334 Wilson St E, Ancaster
Call 905-966-DUKE (3853) to leave name and contact for tickets.