Jazz in the Point is a Montreal based jazz band and musical co-operative founded by drummer Thomas Durant and bassist Kyle Morin in November of 2008. Jazz in the Point has become widely recognized in the Montreal jazz community as a nexus where players of all ages and abilities can hear quality music, build rich networks, and perform together in a non-threatening, listener friendly environment. It provides an atmosphere which fosters growth, creativity, and cultivates the aural tradition of jazz.
"Tom and Kyle are an integral part of Montreal's jazz scene. They are driving the real, not commercial, Montreal jazz scene - they are standing the jazz community on its ear."- Al Mclean
"The jazz tradition comes out of community,"-Thomas Durant
"Thomas and I want to perform and learn with everybody. I feel like that is our (thing) - to create this for the community."-Kyle Morin