‘Dhaivat Jani PLUS’ is a modern jazz ensemble led by composer and drummer/tabla player Dhaivat Jani. The band performs all original music written by Dhaivat. Formed in early 2020, the group has been performing in Toronto and around GTA. Including performances at the Toronto Undergraduate Jazz Festival, Rich Brown’s concert series ‘New Origins’ at BSMT 254 and Supermarket to name a few. The band recorded their full-length debut album in 2021 which is set to release in the latter half of 2022. The music draws inspiration from jazz, rock, Indian classical and global sounds inspired by artists like Tigran Hamasyan, Trilok Gurtu, Led Zeppelin, Chris Potter, Donny McCaslin and many more.
Dhaivat Jani - drums/tabla/compositions
Lucas Dubovik - saxophone
Matt Greenwood - guitar
Josh Stanberry - keys
Matt McCormack - bass