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TD Ottawa Jazz Festival 2018

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2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival
Multiple Venues
Ottawa, Canada
June 21-June 26, 2018

For its 2018 edition, the 39th annual TD Ottawa Jazz Festival faced a number of significant logistical challenges.

First, Confederation Park, which has traditionally been the location of its large, outdoor venue, a food court and ...

ARTICLE: CATCHING UP WITH

Stan Sulzmann: Neon Quartet

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Stan Sulzmann is among the most singular saxophonists in the UK, with an instantly recognizable, lush but rough-edged sound, and a distinguished track record as a composer and arranger for large and small bands.

Born in London in 1948, Sulzmann is approaching veteran status and is a source of inspiration to many of Britain's emerging ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Stan Sulzmann’s Neon Quartet: A New Fluorescence

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Neon Quartet

Catch Me

Edition Records

2010 Among the albums released by British saxophonists in 2010, two at least are destined for the best-of-year lists. One is Nat Birchall's Guiding Spirit (Gondwana), the other is Catch Me by Stan Sulzmann's Neon Quartet. There are similarities. To varying degrees, each saxophonist takes John Coltrane's ...