NORMAN MARSHALL VILLENEUVE In his remarkable 8th decade in music, Norman Marshall Villeneuve is a Félix Award winner, bandleader, recording artist, and master of bebop. This hard-driving jazz drummer was named by Geoff Chapman of the Globe & Mail as "Canada's Art Blakey", for his trademark passion and iconic drum solos. Norm began his professional career in music as a tap dancer in 1948, at age 10. His pro career as a drummer began in 1955, at age 17, with Oliver Jones and Richard  Parris for a CBC Radio series. In 1974, Norm moved to Toronto where he  quickly established himself as a band leader and mentor. He returned to Montreal in 2013, and continues to bring his bebop message to sold out events in both cities.  Norm is Canadian jazz icon, and an active, respected,  beloved leader on the jazz scene. SEE NORMAN'S FULL BIO HERE

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Friday March 29 - 6-8:30pm
House Of Jazz 2060 Rue Aylmer, Montreal H3A 2E3
Norman Marshall Villeneuve's
Jazz Message Trio

Norman Marshall Villeneuve, drums
Jeff Johnston, piano
Olivier Babaz, bass

Wed May 29 - 6-8:30pm
House Of Jazz2060 Rue Aylmer, Montreal H3A 2E3 

Norm's 81st Birthday Celebration!
Norman Marshall Villeneuve's
Jazz Message Quartet

Norman Marshall Villeneuve, drums 
Andre White, piano 
Morgan Moore, bass
Dan Faulk, tenor sax

Saturday, June 29 - 8-11:30pm
Cafe Resonance  - 
5175A Park Ave, Montreal H2V 4G3
Norman Marshall Villeneuve's
Jazz Message Quintet

Tribute to  Art Blakey

Norman Marshall Villeneuve, drums

TBA 

Saturday, October 12 - 8:30pm-midnight
Jazz Room -  Huether Hotel, 59 King St. North, Waterloo
Norman Marshall Villeneuve's
Jazz Message Sextet

Tribute to Art Blakey celebrating Art Blakey's 100th birthday. Norman is an Art Blakey stylist, one of the few classic bebop drummers around from the golden age of jazz.
Norman Marshall Villeneuve, drums
Mark Eisenman, piano
Arte  Roth, bass
Alexander Brown, trumpet 
Shawn Nykwist, tenor sax 
Meirion Kelly, trombone