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2016 Toronto Jazz Festival 30th Anniversary. June 24-July3

Whatever flavor of jazz you enjoy, find it at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival this summer, running from June 24 – July 3, 2016, as more than 1,500 musicians perform in over 350 concerts. Discover a new artist, explore different … Continue reading

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Tedeschi Truck Band TD Toronto Jazz Festival reviewed by Stanley Fefferman with photos by Cowadelic

June 30, 2011. Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto. The Tedeschi Truck Band puts it all into making really big music rather than a ‘really big shew.’ Big music means Susan belting out tune after tune on a voice clear as a … Continue reading

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George Benson Evening @ TD Toronto Jazz Festival reviewed by Stanley Fefferman with photos by Cowadelic

June, 26, 2012. Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto. “I can play this here guitar,” sang George Benson for his finale. “Yes you can,” said the tent-full of fans he brought to their dancing feet. Benson has been playing that there guitar … Continue reading

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Hiromi Trio Project and The Bad Plus with Joshua Redman at TD Toronto Jazz Festival reviewed by Stanley Fefferman with photos by Cowadelic

June 24, Nathan Phillip’ Square, Toronto. Sunday night at the TD Jazz Festival Mainstage was a win win situation: Hiromi’s Trio Project filled me with joy, and then The Bad Plus, plus Joshua Redman, kicked the mood up a notch … Continue reading

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2012 TD Toronto Jazz Festival Opener: Janelle Monae reviewed by Stanley Fefferman with photos by Cowadelic

                Friday, June 22, Toronto Star Stage.  Photos by Cowadelic (Eric Fefferman) I imagine meeting Janelle Monae after her show last night on the TD Toronto Jazz Festival Mainstage and saying these words … Continue reading

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Robi Botos Trio, Nikki Yanofsky close TD Toronto Jazzfest reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Sunday, July 3, 2011. Toronto Star Mainstage, Metro Square, Toronto. The Robi Botos Trio opened the closing concert of this 25th TD Toronto Jazz Festival with the title tune of their new CD Place to Place (A440 Music Group.) Like … Continue reading

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TD Toronto Jazzfest: 5 after 4 opens for Bela Fleck and the Flecktones by Stanley Fefferman

Friday, June 30, 2011. Metro Square, Toronto. Two kinds of news. Bela Fleck is back together with the original Flecktones. This includes drumitarist Roy “Futureman” Wooten with a newprototype Drumitar, the MIDI-based device that allows him to trigger percussion samples … Continue reading

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TD Toronto Jazz 2011:Gord Grdina Trio w Mats Gustafsson reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Tuesday, June 28, 2011. The Music Gallery, Toronto. Gord Grdina, Vancouver-based oud player and guitarist who gets mentioned is the same breath as  jazz legend Jim Hall, who has recorded with Gary Peacock and Paul Motian, holds his Telecaster like … Continue reading

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