Read my candid commentary on the Hamilton Spectator article "The day the pandemic came to Hamilton," 27 Oct 2018 which featured my grandfather Dr. W. R. Jaffrey. Comments welcome. Send me an email.


Sat. Jan 26 - Free Times Cafe, Toronto, w/Max Woolaver Band 
Sat. Feb 9 - Dakota Tavern, Toronto w/Vintage Vixens, 10pm-2am.Yippy!
Fri. Feb 15 - 12-2pm, Jackie Washington Day, Hamilton Public Library, w/Mose Scarlett, Chris Robinson, Ginger St James with Henry Strong on bass
Sat. Feb 23- Winterfolk, For King and Country (Don't miss this rare WW1 show written by Tony Quarrington!) Black Swan Saturday afternoon. 

Sat. Mar 16 - matinee 2:30 pm The Pilot Tavern, Toronto, w/Jeremy Price Quartet 
Sun. May 3 - The Jazz Room, Waterloo w/Brenda Lewis
Fri. May 17 - Joe Hall Tribute, Tranzac Club Toronto. In houseband w/Tony Quarrington et al. 
Sun. Nov 3 - Blues for the Red Door, Lula Lounge Toronto w/Big Rude Jake
Sun. Nov 10 - For King and Country, WW1 show - Alymer ON, w/Tony Quarrington et al  

Below - For King and Country at Winterfolk Sat Feb 23, 2019 afternoon Black Swan Toronto

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Sat Dec 8, 2018 - Toronto. w/Max Woolaver Band
Sun Nov 11, 2018 - Hugh's Room Toronto, For King and Country w/Tony Quarrington. Armistice Day show. 
Sun Nov 4, 2018 - Lula Lounge, Blues for the Red Door w/Big Rude Jake and guests 
Sat. Oct 27, 2018 - Missa Gaia, choir and jazz ensemble, Kitchener, 7pm. 
Sun. Sept 16, 2018 - Kensington Market Jazz Festival Toronto. HOTBOX CAFE 2pm. SOLO 
Sat. Sept 15, 2018 - Guelph Jazz Festival w/Brenda Lewis. 7-9:30pm 
Sat. July 21, 2018 - Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival w/Brenda Lewis. Band. Time TBA 
Sat. June 30, 2018 - Port Severn with Mose Scarlett. (private function) 
Fri. June 29, 2018 - Toronto Jazz Festival. Trio. 6pm. Yorkville Laneway stage. FREE. 
Thurs. June 14, 2018 - Hugh's Room Toronto w/Brian Gladstone. CD release.  
Sun. May 6, 2018 - Missa Gaia, choir and jazz ensemble. Kincardine. Knox Presbyterian Church
Sat. May 5, 2018 - 8 pm - For King and Country - by Tony Quarrington. St. Andrew's Church, downtown Toronto.The full WW1 show, star-studded, and CD release.  
Sun Apr. 29, 2018 - 2pm. The Guelph Youth Music Centre Recital Hall Series presents Brenda Lewis: Celebrating 25 Years of Singing! With Margaret Stowe, Jeff Bird, John Zadro, Andy MacPherson and Gayle Ackroyd. Tickets at
Sat. Apr 21, 2018 - Missa Gaia, choir and jazz ensemble, London 7pm Wesley Knox Church
Thurs. Apr. 19, 2018 - Old Mill Toronto, w/Brenda Lewis. Neil Swainson bass
Sun Feb 18, 2018 - Winterfolk Festival Toronto - 2pm w/Jack DeKeyser et al. Blues.
Sun Feb 18, 2018 - Winterfolk Festival Toronto - 9-10pm w/Max Woolaver Band.


Here I am playing in Paris with Sean Gourley way back in 2013 - check out pictures of me playing all over the place.

Mello Jello Read Reviews

Adventures of the Red Guitar
(feature - Track 1 Mag's Groove, featuring the great Kathryn Moses on flute)


LISTEN - Margaret Stowe and Tony Quarrington play an old folk song Shady Grove


BUY MY BOOK - The Red Guitar Book of 12-Bar Blues Progressionsebook *FOR KINDLE* IS NOW AVAILABLE at Amazon To buy it, click here for $9.99
You can get a Kindle app for your PC or Mac. Easy. The book focuses on how to build complex chord progressions from simple 12-bar blues.
Coming soon to Kindle - The Red Guitar Book, Concepts for Jazz and Blues, and Theory Primer For All, including The 1-2-3 of Jazz and Blues.


My current WW1 projects - FINISHED Album For King and Country original songs of World War One by Tony Quarrington. Tony is a brilliant songwriter and several luminaries will be featured on the album. I'm engineering and playing on a few tracks. Here is the first released song, on YouTube along with a story I wrote, Welcome to the Theatre of War, which proceeds the song.



MSTQ / MySTiQue - A wonderful new guitar duet CD from Margaret Stowe and Tony Quarrington, is now available! 14 great instrumental tracks (1 vocal track too!). Something for everyone - original jazz - country - our favourite covers, from Hank Williams to Grapes of Wrath - and Tony sings too!, plus a bonus live track, a Daisy DeBolt Medley, live at Hugh's Room Toronto.
You'll love this CD! It's also the only CD with a REVERSIBLE CD COVER. You choose!

Buy: $15. If you want it sent in the mail, please add $2 to cover the mailing.
Send me an email right now and get your MSTQ / MySTiQue CD right away!