Tag Archives: jazz

May 27

JUNO-Nominated Matt Herskowitz “Mirror Image” album release at Jazz Bistro June 4 – Interview with you?

Uniquely combining the superlative technique of a classical virtuoso with his prowess in jazz, world music and free improvisation, pianist, composer and arranger Matt Herskowitz has carved out a unique and personal voice in music. Over the course of the last decade, Matt has produced a series of critically-acclaimed recordings, premiered his works in settings from New […]

November 20

Canadian LIVERight Gala@Westin Harbour Castle (Fri. Nov. 16, 2018)

Photography by A.J. Lam.   On Friday, the Canadian Liver Foundation hosted their 17th annual LIVERight Gala featuring Canadian Jazz Sensation, Tia Brazda. Also on hand, the enthusiastic “LAYNE the Auctionista” was the co-host and auctioneer for a special live auction with amazing items!   The Canadian Liver Foundation will host six LIVERight Galas across […]

July 04

Ori Dagan & Nathan Hiltz: A Tribute to Nat King Cole @ Toronto Reference Library (Fri, July 6, 2018)

Exciting news to start what is the hottest summer ever in Toronto: Award-winning jazz artist Ori Dagan will be performing a FREE show July 6 at the Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street at Noon. Ori Dagan will perform his critically acclaimed release Nathaniel: A Tribute to Nat King Cole as well as showcase the album’s accompanying videos […]

July 03

Toronto Jazz Festival @Yorkville (Jun 22 – Jul 1, 2018)

All that Jazz and much more returned to delight Toronto jazz lovers with more than 150 free and ticketed live performances, once again centred around an upscale Yorkville hub. The annual TD Toronto Jazz Festival, presented its wide-ranging “jazz, jazz-influenced, jazz-influencing music,” from June 22 to July 1, in free shows in Yorkville, which included […]

September 22

Ori Dagan Awarded Silver Medal Win in Global Music Awards

From Eric Alper Wanted to drop a note and share how thrilled we are to announce Toronto jazz singer songwriter Ori Dagan’s recent silver medal win for “Outstanding Achievement” in the Best Album category at the recent Global Music Awards! This is just the latest news for Dagan as he works away at his mission… […]

UPCOMING…. TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL JUNE 24 – JULY 3, 2016

The 30th annual TD Toronto Jazz Festival brings a stellar line up June 24 to July 3rd! Whatever flavour of jazz you enjoy, find it at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival this summer, as more than 1,500 musicians perform in over 350 concerts. Discover a new artist, explore different genres and attend a live concert surrounded […]

TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015: Gary Clar Jr. @ Nathan Phillips Square | Toronto Star Stage (June 27, 2015)

Austin, Texas guitarist Gary Clark Jr. a guitarist since the age of 12, played to a capacity crowd at The Toronto Jazz Festival on a rainy and windy Saturday night. Probably one of the biggest crowd during the 2015 version of this festival. A naturally humble and shy man, Clark was situated on the left […]

JACK BRUCE RIP 1943 – 2014

“Jack Bruce, probably the most musically gifted bass player who’s ever been” – Roger Waters “He was a great musician and composer, and a tremendous inspiration to me” – Eric Clapton “I am very sad to learn of the loss of a fine man, Jack Bruce… My thoughts & wishes are with his family at […]