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On The Local Scene At The 2018 Montreal International Jazz Festival

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The Festival International de Jazz de Montreal (FIJM) is a magnificent celebration of jazz as well many other musical genres. The festival celebrated its 39th anniversary this past year. I have had the distinct pleasure of attending over 30 of them. FIJM has been ...

ARTICLE: IN PICTURES

Montreal International Jazz Festival 2017

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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 ...

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Yannick Rieu:

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The thrust of many recent jazz recordings has been to play fast and loud, pushing the limits of the music. But creativity also runs in the slower lanes, as on “I" Is Memory . Saxophonist Yannick Rieu was noted by Downbeat magazine in 1998 as one of the most promising new saxophonists, along with Branford Marsalis ...

Yannick Rieu: Little Zab

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Yannick Rieu is a gifted young tenor saxophonist from north of the border, who has just released this very nice record on the new Effendi label, entitled Little Zab. This, his fourth CD as a leader, spotlights Rieu in different configurations featuring a set of standards and originals. Most of the cuts are quiet ballads that ...