194 Queen West, Toronto

Raoul and The Big Time

The Big Time features a 7 piece band including Raoul Bhaneja on harmonica and vocals, Darren Gallen on guitar, Tom Bona on drums, Justine Fischer on upright bass and The Big Time Horns made up of top Toronto jazz players including Alison Young, Pat Carey, Jake Wilkinson and more.  

Maple Blues Award winners, International Blues Challenge Semi Finalists (Memphis) and NOW Magazine Best Toronto Blues Artist, they have released five CDs since forming in 1998 and have played clubs and festivals across Canada from Vancouver Folk to Montreal Jazz and Toronto Jazz.  They have recorded and performed with a number of blues legends including Super Chikan, Bettye Lavette, Junior Watson, Larry Taylor, Fred Kaplan,  Curtis Salgado, members of The Mavis Staple Band, Big Dave McLean, Alvin Youngblood Hart and many more. 

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