Paul J. Youngman

Paul J. Youngman


Guelph Jazz Festival

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The 2009 Guelph Jazz Festival, the 16th anniversary season, will take place Thursday Sept. 9 to Sunday Sept. 13. Once again Guelph Jazz Festival will push the boundaries of creative and improvised music.

Guelph Jazz Festival is thrilled to invite you to experience public jazz. Brand new this year are the "Outstallations" - a special series of outdoor events designed to reach new audiences and present unconventional music in Guelph's public spaces. The three Outstallations are: <

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 22, 2009

TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival Is Not Cancelled

Toronto Despite the ongoing city strike, the TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival will still be taking place at Nathan Phillips Square, starting on Friday June 26 and running to Sunday July 5. The strike will not affect any of the Festival’s 350+ performances.

"The Festival is a self-contained event, run independently from the City. It is business as usual for the TD Canada Trust

Art of Jazz welcomes legendary Brazilians Hermeto Pascoal and Egberto Gismonti, The Cindy Blackman Quartet, Sheila Jordan & Steve Kuhn, Randy Weston & Billy Harper, Kelly Lee Evans, Elizabeth Shepherd and more!

(For Immediate Release - April 15, 2008) Toronto, ON The 3rd annual Art of Jazz Celebration, taking place from June 4 - 8th in Toronto’s historic Distillery District, proudly announces this year’s line-up which will include: legendary Brazilians Hermeto Pascoal and Egberto Gismonti, th


Art Of Jazz

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Art of Jazz Global Jazz Village 2009 - Italian Style

From June 5-7, 2009, the 4th Annual Art of Jazz Global Jazz Village will transform the Distillery Historic District in Toronto into a hotbed of rhythm, improvisation, harmony and sophistication.

Art of Jazz offers 3 days of major concerts, themed programs, workshops, jam sessions, photo exhibits, author readings and more. This year Art of Jazz honours Italian jazz and culture.

The Distillery will be transformed into festival ne

Rhythm Relief, a benefit concert for master conguero and percussionist Norman Hedman, announces a revised list of legendary and high profile musicians who will come together in support of Hedman on Monday, April 14 at the Jazz Standard in New York city.

The featured musicians include Ron Carter, Joe Locke, Horacee Arnold, Vic Juris, Will Calhoun, Buster Williams, Ray Mantilla, James "D-Train" Williams, T.K. Blue, Rene McLean, Erika Rose, Wayne Cobham, Kendra Shank, Frank Kimbrough, Queen Esth

Canadian jazz artists, festival organizers, journalists, broadcasters and enthusiasts will gather to pay tribute to their own at the 2007 National Jazz Awards on April 8, 2008.

Celebrating its seventh anniversary, the National Jazz Awards, presented by Galaxie, CBC’s continuous music network, recognizes contributions to jazz excellence in Canada. The nominees selected by a committee of industry leaders honour outstanding Canadian achievements.

Kellylee Evans and Michael Kaeshammer confirme

GUELPH The Burnt Sugar Arkestra Chamber, a New York-based improvisational music ensemble, brings its pan-stylistic sound to the University Centre Courtyard at the University of Guelph, on Friday March 28 at 12:00 PM. This noon hour concert event is open to the public, is free of charge, and will be a live-to-air event, broadcast simultaneously on CFRU 93.3 FM.

Burnt Sugar forges its own musical hybrid by combining various styles, eras, and genres with the use of cutting-edge music technolo


Bob DeAngelis & His Champagne Symphony Pay Tribute to Benny Goodman with Roy Thomson and Carnegie Hall Concerts

Bob DeAngelis and His Champagne Symphony will present an encore performance of The Coronation of a King: A Tribute to Benny Goodman at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto on New Year’s Eve 2007. On the heels of the Toronto concert, the Champagne Symphony will commemorate the 70th anniversary of Benny Goodman’s acclaimed 1938 concert at the legendary Carnegie Hal


The IAJE Conference

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The International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) will inhabit the Canadian metropolis of Toronto when it returns for the 35th Annual Conference from January 9-12, 2008. The conference was held in Toronto for the first time in 2003. Widely considered as one of the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto has much to offer IAJE conference participants. It is a cosmopolitan city with a vibrant nightlife, a strong jazz community, and a major scene for music, theatre, performing arts and arch

Drums Live III

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Drums Live! is a show created by Toronto drummer/educator Rob Brown. Now in it's third year, this celebration of the art of drumming is being recognized as Toronto's premier annual drum show with the crowds getting larger every year. Past guest drummers include Larnell Lewis, Jeff Salem, Vito Rezza and Wilson Laurencin. The show is meant to entertain, educate and inspire drummers and other musicians of all levels and, most importantly, showcase local talent. The uniqueness of the show is achieve