The Blues Project: Sunday November 22nd

After a few delays due to Covid19, the Blues Project is gearing up for a livestream concert as part of the Shadbolt Centre's "Soulful Sundays" series. With all that's happening in the world these days, there's no better time for…

Reunion: Duo Concert With Bruno Hubert on June 28

I'm very excited to announce an upcoming duo concert with jazz pianist Bruno Hubert. Bruno is an incredible musician, a master collaborator, and a dear friend. We both came to BC in the fall of 1990 to study jazz at…

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Canadian Family's Got Talent Contest!

My family has been selected as a finalist in a national family talent search produced by City TV's Breakfast Television! The contest is called Canadian Family's Got Talent and the winning family will be chosen by none other than Simon…

Müzewest Concerts: The Sofa Sessions

This past weekend, It was my pleasure to share some of my favourite Gershwin songs via Müzewest Concerts Facebook Live Stream. As we all know, COVID-19 has turned the arts and entertainment industry upside-down, so it was a joy to…

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Nothin' But the Blues!

In early March 2019, I was part of a weekend engagement at Frankie's Jazz Club featuring the music of blues legend Joe Williams. Joining me on the bandstand was an all-star cast of west coast performers: Brad Turner (piano; trumpet)…

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Impromptu Cabaret Festival

"My Broadway Jazzography"

 

My first love is jazz. As a boy, I’d spend hours on our living room floor in front of my parents’ record player, listening to Frank Sinatra, Nat “King” Cole, Louis Armstrong, and the Tommy Dorsey Band…
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Memory Cafe - what's the buzz?

Here's a review of my recent album that was published on EJazzNews.com:

Steve Maddock just happens to be, as the promotional one-sheet states “... one of Canada's most versatile vocal talents,” and one listen to the music in “Memory Cafe,”…

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Memory Cafe - what's the buzz?

I was fortunate enough to get my new CD into the hands of three jazz icons - pianist Ellis Marsalis (Ellis Marsalis Trio), bassist Ron Carter (Miles Davis Quintet) and drummer Ed Thigpen (Oscar Peterson

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Memory Cafe - what's the buzz?

Reviews of my new album are slowly starting to trickle in. Here are a few that were published this past week:

"Anyone who gets out at night on the West Coast knows Steve Maddock is a terrific singer who can…

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Kind words from a great jazz singer...

I recently found this blog on Karin Plato's website. Karin is a fabulous jazz singer who I've had the pleasure of getting to know over the past few years...

"On the CD listening front, I was recently blown away by…

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Welcome to the Memory Cafe!

After much anticipation, (and a few unexpected hurdles along the way...) I'm extremely excited to announce the release of my new jazz CD, Memory Cafe! This album features a wonderful collection of original songs by Craig Salkeld, along with…