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TD Ottawa Jazz Festival 2017

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TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Ottawa, Canada June 23-26, 2017 Amongst the most significant challenges that face any festival is, as the gray and no-hair crowd continues to age, finding ways to cultivate and grow a younger audience. But when you're a Canadian festival, another major challenge is a simple fiscal fact: most artists--even those coming from farther afield like Europe and Asia--expect payment in American funds, and with the Canadian loonie currently resting at about 75 ...

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Mavis Staples + Stephanie McKay at Central Park Summerstage

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Mavis Staples + Stephanie McKay Central Park Summerstage New York, New York June 13, 2008

On what turned out to be a mild summer evening, Bronx-born Stephanie McKay took the stage at Central Park Summerstage's opening night with her 9-piece band comprising Manny Laine (drums), Eli Menezes (guitar), Codee (keyboards), Vicente Archer (bass) and vocalists (Lisala , Keith Fluit, Rene Trenier) with “Harlem," a funk-inflected blues number, quickly moving on to “Jackson Avenue," ...


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