Videos & Photos

Recorded in 2022 by StudioNINE
Recorded in 2022 by StudioNINE


On September 25, 2022, the Ragweed Jazz Band opened its fall season of monthly gigs at the Mackenzie Pub in Ajax, Ontario. Thanks to Bill Symmons for sharing this photo!

From left: Jamie Macpherson, Bob Reeves, Brian Graville, Bob Wellbourne and Peter Turner. Drummer Ian Boyes is hidden. Photoraphy by Bill Symmons.

In July 2022, photographer Liam Spero came to the monthly Fever Pitch Hot Jazz performance in Ottawa.

L to R: Guitarist and leader Kyle Jordan, guest bassist Chris Pond, Peter Turner and Scott Poll. Photography by Spero Photo.

On June 20, 2022, musicians and fans gathered at Queen Victoria’s Pub in Scarborough to celebrate the life of Dorine “Do” Dinsdale. Do was the beloved wife of Brian “Dinny” Dinsdale, leader of Dinny and the All Stars. Bill Symmons and Christine Yeung shared their photos of the event.

Brian “Dinny” Dinsdale
L to R: Micky Loran, Toby Hughes, Dinny, Chuck Clarke, Jamie MacPherson and Peter Turner
Master drummer Glenn Anderson
Jamie MacPherson and Tony Quarrington not taking themselves too seriously
The enchanting Roberta Hunt sings and plays!

Toby Hughes on sax. Great singer too.
A song from the multi-talented Zoey Adams
Joy and Jamie MacPherson hanging out with drummer Ian Boyes
Ron Johnson and Adam Saunders taking a break
Dan Douglas slid by for a couple of tunes…
… and do did Jamie Stager. So many trombones! That’s Ron Johnson on bass.
The ever-distinguished Adam Saunders sat in on piano.
Lynn Eberhardt of Rochester NY provided heavy equipment.
Renowned reedman Ross Wooldridge
Chuck Clarke – known to many as a drummer – is also a fine trumpet player.
Brian Graville sat in on piano. He also plays cornet and clarinet!
Peter Hill dropped in on the way to his trio gig at the Rex
Micky Loran – another fine reedman, and a mainstay of Dinny and the All Stars
The great Mike Allen on guitar
Dorine Dinsdale memorial display