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ARTICLE: IN PICTURES

Montreal International Jazz Festival 2017

Read "Montreal International Jazz Festival 2017" reviewed by Dave Kaufman

The Montreal International Jazz Festival has just concluded its 38th year. I've been fortunate to have attended more than 30 of them and this year ranked among the best. I've covered the event as a photographer for All About Jazz since 2011. The festival is a total music immersion experience presenting some 600 concerts over the ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2017: July 3-4

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Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
Montréal, Canada
July 3-4, 2017

July 3-4 | July 5-6 | July 7-8

It is a pleasure to be back in Montreal for what many have called “the best jazz festival in the world" (saxophonist Joshua Redman said so last night on ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

38th Festival International de Jazz de Montréal - Jazz by Venue

38th Festival International de Jazz de Montréal - Jazz by Venue

With 150 indoor concerts, 14 themed series presented in 11 concert venues, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal once again proves it is THE musical rendezvous of the summer! The 38th edition of the Festival, presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto from June 28 to July 8, reveals hos wonderfully the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Nobuki Takamen: Solo Guitar

Read "Solo Guitar" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Jazz guitarist Nobuki Takamen plays like someone with nothing to prove as he takes on that most difficult challenge: a truly solo jazz recording, with no overdubbing or electronics. His playing throughout is confident and mature, with no extraneous display. Which is not to say that his technique is lacking: the opener “Someday" effortlessly goes from ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

B-52s to Headline Outdoor Concert at Montreal International Jazz Festival

With the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal just around the corner, organizers are thrilled to announce the players in our three major free outdoor events: Ben l'Oncle Soul opens the festivities with the Rio Tinto Alcan Opening Event on Saturday, June 25, with Misteur Valaire taking over on Tuesday, June 28 to keep Festival fans ...

ARTICLE: FROM FAR AND WIDE

A Camera's Eye View: Festival International de Jazz de Montreal 2009

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Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
July 1-12, 2009

There is something truly empowering situated behind the lens of a camera waiting with expectation for the moment when the soul, mind and body of an artist strike bare wires and something electric unexpectedly happens. Privately, ownership ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Indoor Program of the 30th Edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal

Indoor Program of the 30th Edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal

A program that comes straight from the heart! Tickets go on sale this Saturday at noon Montreal, Tuesday, May 5, 2009 - The 30th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal marks a genuine turning point in an already remarkable history! The world's #1 jazz event, presented by General Motors of Canada in collaboration ...

NEWS: AWARD / GRANT

The Festival International de Jazz de Montral Wins the Prestigious 2007 Silver Adrian Award

The Festival International de Jazz de Montral Wins the Prestigious 2007 Silver Adrian Award

Montreal, Monday, January 28, 2008 -- The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International presented the prestigious Silver Adrian Award 2007 to the Festival International de Jazz de Montral during a ceremony held today in New York. This was the 51st anniversary of the Silver Adrian Award, considered a very high distinction in the travel sector. A jury ...