Laila Biali Trio plays The Banff Centre tomorrow night!
July 22, 2015

After a wonderful mini-tour with Jonatha Brooke in central Oregon last week, I flew straight to Banff to begin a week of family time, performances and writing. My husband and son arrived Monday and we enjoyed some much needed R&R as a trio yesterday afternoon. George Koller flies in from Toronto tonight, just in time for our show tomorrow at The Banff Centre's fantastic subterranean venue, The Club. A typical perk of the Banff arts experience, I have already forged a few new relationships and scheduled an impromptu co-writing session with Canadian singer-songwriter Royal Wood for tomorrow afternoon. I also had breakfast with the U.K. trombonist, Carol Jarvis, whom I haven't seen since we worked together with Sting in 2009! I love this place.

Join us Friday, January 30 at Calgary's National Music Centre for a special debut concert and fundraising event!
January 16, 2015

Join us for an exclusive evening and special debut concert in support of Laila Biali's new album, House of Many Rooms, which has been 8 years in the making. Known primarily for her work as a cover artist, this offering of solely original material invites us into Laila's world as never heard before.

7:30 pm drinks & hors d'oeuvres, 8 pm concert & video presentation

Laila Biali – piano
Maria Medlow – violin
Morag Northey – cello
Michael Lindberg – guitar, vocals
Alanna J Brown – vocals
Rubim de Toledo – electric bass
Ben Wittman – drums

PLEASE RSVP HERE or send us an email.

*minimum tax-deductible donation of $50 per person will support the promotional and marketing costs, including tour support, for the new album. Donate now and reserve your seats in advance using the button below, or simply bring your donation to the event on January 30.

Thanks to the generous support of Jeff and Kim van Steenbergen, all costs of this event have been covered, which means that 100% of your donation will receive a charitable receipt.
Our December debut at Penang Island Jazz Festival!
November 27, 2014

Four words: Jazz By The Beach. That is the name of the stage we'll be playing at our Penang Island Jazz Festival debut. (I can already feel the warm sand under my toes...) What's even more exciting, is that we get to share the evening with a host of fabulous jazz musicians, including the great Richard Bona. Saturday, December 6.

Returning to Tokyo's Cotton Club December 2 – 4!
November 27, 2014

Japan is one of my favorite places on earth, and we are returning to Tokyo's gorgeous Cotton Club for the release of Live in Concert on the boutique label, Core Port. Joining me will be Ross MacIntyre on bass and Jim Doxas on drums. December 2, 3 & 4 – 2 shows nightly at 6:30 & 9 p.m.

REQUESTOMATIC Summer Jazzfest Tour!
June 05, 2014

Our first-ever REQUESTOMATIC Jazzfest tour kicks off in just two weeks! We're inviting YOU to place your song requests – any song you'd like to hear, old or new – on our REQUESTOMATIC Summer Jazzfest Tour Facebook page.

June 19: Oakville, ON – Oakville Centre for the Arts
June 20: Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeg International Jazz Festival
June 21: Saskatoon, SK – SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
June 22: Vancouver, BC – TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 24: Rochester, NY – XEROX Rochester International Jazz Festival
June 25: Toronto, ON – TD Toronto Jazz Festival
June 26: Victoria, BC – TD Victoria International JazzFest
June 27: Edmonton, AB – Edmonton International Jazz Festival
June 28: Waterloo, ON – The Jazz Room
June 29: St. John's, NFL – Wreckhouse International Jazz & Blues Festival
July 1 (Canada Day!): Ottawa, ON – TD Ottawa Jazz Festival
July 2: Montreal, QC – TD Festival International de Jazz de Montreal

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.

Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L'an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l'art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.
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