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Dave Brubeck - TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival

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Like all the other concerts within the last 60 years, all the miles logged and all the other countries traveled, this one was for Iola. Bringing an end to the 20th edition of the TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival, piano legend Dave Brubeck and his Quartet opened to the sellout crowd with a rendition of ...

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Charlie Hunter Trio and Christian McBride Band at TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival

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The face of drummer Simon Lott said it all. He and pianist/keyboardist Erik Deutsch are the newest members of The Charlie Hunter Trio after the departure of saxophonist John Ellis and drummer Derek Phillips. Judging by the new sound Lott and Deutsch bring, the new Charlie Hunter Trio could make a case as the new Garage ...

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McCoy Tyner at the TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival

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There was a red light that reflected into the piano which showed to everyone its inner workings. Vijay Iyer took the stage just shortly past the scheduled start time. Iyer brought his blend of African, Asian and European music to the Toronto Jazz Festival. Joined by saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, standup bassist Stephan Crump and drummer Tyshawn ...

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Molly Johnson - TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival

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Molly Johnson, TD Canada Trust Toronto International Jazz Festival, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Canada June 23, 2006 The TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival kicked off on June 23 with singer Molly Johnson on the main stage at Nathan Phillips Square. It was a packed house, along with ...

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Wayne Shorter Quartet / Brad Mehldau at Massey Hall in Toronto

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Wayne Shorter Quartet / Brad Mehdlau Massey Hall Toronto, Canada April 5, 2006 Toronto's Massey Hall has seen it all. From rock concerts to classical to typing contests and chess tournaments, Massey Hall is as diverse as any place in Canada and possibly around the world since it ...

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Joe Huron: Not Your "Average Joe"

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Joe Huron likes Eddie Van Halen. Almost everyone has heard of Eddie Van Halen. Some of Joe Huron, until now.Joe Huron was born in Arnprior, Ontario, a cat's stretch away from Ottawa. The year was 1961 and his father was a railman. At the age of 14, Joe began his musical foray thanks to ...

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Fraser MacPherson Leapt In!

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Fraser MacPherson toured the Soviet Union five times. He has won a Juno Award, which is the Canadian equivalent to a Grammy, in 1983 for Best Jazz Recording for his duet with guitarist Oliver Gannon (I Didn't Know About You). Fraser MacPherson played with Ella, Hines, Bennett and The Duke. Fraser MacPherson put his saxophone down ...


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