We enjoyed the Worst Pop Band Ever, which is actually a good jazz band playing music for a pop generation.
The name of the band â€” Worst Pop Band Ever â€” is intriguing, and the venue was The Rex, which has become a hub for jazz in Toronto. It’s easy enough to surf over to their web page on Myspace, and give the band a listen. Apostolos also listened to their music, and we agreed to meet for the 6:30 p.m. show.
The reason for the funny name is that, although the band plays pop-style tunes, they’re clearly jazz musicians. When they play Bjork’s “Army of Me”, you can recognize it, but they’re headed a different direction. I like the mix.