Art of Jazz Celebration
Young Centre For The Performing Arts The Distillery Historic District, Toronto, Canada
May 18, 2006 9:30 PM - A Tribute to Barry Harris
By Paul J. Youngman KJA Jazz Advocate
The show started with an introduction to Hank Jones, the legendary pianist took to the stage and announced his selection, Poke a Dots and Moonbeams. Mr. Jones performed the song solo and his interpretation was breathtakingly beautiful. Bassist Earl May and
GUELPH Hot off the heels from its trip to Toronto to accept the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, the Guelph Jazz Festival is releasing a stellar 2010 concert line-up that includes a new, and very intriguing dusk-to-dawn event called Nuit Blanche.
The complete schedule encompasses an array of activity and free community offerings, from the random and roving performances taking place in
Keith Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette & Gary Peacock Return to TD Toronto Jazz Festival June 30 - Four Seasons Centre - Tickets on Sale Monday, March 1, 2010
Toronto One of the most vital forces in jazz, Keith Jarrett will return to centre stage for the TD Toronto Jazz Festival on Wednesday, June 30 at the Four Seasons Centre. Often described as the preeminent jazz group interpreting standards today, Jarrett will be joined by drummer Jack DeJohnette an
Not only do we present jazz stars on stage - top names, Oliver Jones, Carol Welsman, Phil Dwyer, Hilario Duran, Lorraine Desmarais and Robi Botos to name a few - that, you would expect - but we present them in a very special place: The County.
You may know Prince Edward County - in which case you have felt it
For detailed listings, more club shows and free concerts visit www.torontojazz.com
The sounds of jazz will have feet tappin’ and fingers snappin’ as the 23rd edition of the TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival swings its way into summer, running from June 26 to July 5, 2009. Be a part of the action as more than 1,500 musicians, performing in over 350 concerts, descend upon Toronto for the city’s largest music festival. Get jazzed this summer!
The National Jazz Awards, presented by Galaxie, CBC’s Continuous Music Network and generously supported by FACTOR, has confirmed that the hosts of this year’s National Jazz Awards are Tim Tamashiro, an artist in his own right and weekend host of CBC Radio’s Tonic and Karen Gordon, a modern day renaissance woman in demand as writer, radio host, film reviewer and media trainer but probably first and foremost a music lover.
Intimate Valentine’s Day Concert
Sheila Jordan with special guests:
Don Thompson and Dave Restivo
Chalkers Pub, 247 Marlee Ave. Toronto
Tickets: $25 each per show/ or $35 at the door* 2:30 4:00 pm or 6:30 8:00 pm
For tickets call 1-888-222-6608 or visit www.ticketweb.ca
Sheila Jordan’s 4 hour Intensive Vocal Workshop with Dave Restivo
When vibraphone virtuoso meets contemporary guitar maestro
Toronto Let the TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival take it back to where it all began when Gary Burton Quartet Revisited, with special guest Pat Metheny, reunite at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts for a special concert on Monday, June 29. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets $45 - $85
Four Seasons Centre Box Office: 416.363.8231 or 1.800.250.4653
July 30 - Juno Award-winner, pianist, composer, arranger, leader, Hilario Duran is a master of Cuban and Latin jazz. Supported by bassist Roberto Occhipinti and drummer Mark Kelso this exceptional trio breaks new ground presenting a unique style o
June 25, 2008: For Immediate Release
GUELPH The Guelph Jazz Festival turns 15 this year, and is announcing its most ambitious, confident and diverse year of programming yet. In the Festival’s first year, Artistic Director Ajay Heble might have considered dedicating a whole Sunday of events to New York composer and bandleader John Zorn, but that would have seemed an unlikely dream. Similarly, having acts like Tortoise (Chicago), ICP Orchestra (Netherlands), and Satoko Fujii ma-do (Japan) al