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Read our #Feature ÌFÉ Declares to the World WILLINGNESS + LOVE = LIBERATION @grupo_ife @antoniomondesir

“The drum is the pulse of our culture, and it unites all of our people regardless of where we come from.” Manolo López, Founder of the Collective Cosa Nuestra 1 Cosa Nuestra celebrated Latin music and culture at La Factoria (The Factory), one of…

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#FeaturedAlbum Ray Mantilla Presents: High Voltage

In 1932, Duke Ellington wrote one of the most famous songs, one that has not only endured for decades but might also be held up as a means to measure almost all Jazz and Latin Jazz. “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” was what The Duke…

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#FestivalReport Carol Welsman At The Jazz Bistro @TorontoJazzFest @carolwelsman @PaulPjy

The Jazz Trio: Carol Welsman At The Jazz Bistro June 30, 2017 – TD Toronto Jazz Festival Carol Welsman, singer and pianist, in an intimate setting at the Jazz Bistro. Yes, three Canadian musical treasures under one roof as Welsman is joined by bassist…

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Familia: Tribute to Bebo & Chico - Arturo O'Farrill & @ChuchoValdes To Release New Album on @Motema @afrolatinjazz

Arturo O’Farrill & Chucho Valdés Celebrate Family on Collaborative Album, Familia: Tribute to Bebo & Chico Multi-Generational Project Pays Homage to Late Patriarchs Bebo Valdés & “Chico” O’Farrill and Spotlights the Next Generation Out September 15, 2017…

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#LiveReport A Day At The @TorontoJazzFest 2017 by @PaulPjy

The Toronto Jazz Festival is always a happening event and as with jazz so it seems that the Toronto Jazz Festival does some improvising, changing personnel, adding sponsors, adding acts across a wide spectrum of styles, multiple Grammy award winning …

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#FeaturedAlbum Ron Francis Blake Presents: Assimilation @liptrill2005 @HiSpeedHorns

Ron Francis Blake has never strayed too far from actively playing music. The furthest he has ever gone is into an office space in his studio to contract a horn section for a musical project. Now the wanderlust has brought him back, but rather than simply…

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#FestivalReport Gregory Porter @TorontoJazzFest 2017 #KoernerHall @GregoryPorter

The Jazz Singer – TD Toronto Jazz Fest – Koerner Hall – June 21, 2017 Gregory Porter in concert. What a delightful way to kick start the 2017 TD Toronto Jazz Festival. I had always wanted to catch Gregory Porter live but the opportunity never presented…

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Roberto Fonseca: ABUC – Live at Le Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2017 @Rober_Fonseca @MtlJazzFestival @FestivalJazzMtl

ABUC – Roberto Fonseca Live at Le Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2017 We climb the myriad stairs of Monument-National, on Boulevard Saint Laurent only to seemingly descend into the orchestral pit below. However, that does not strike me half as…

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Watch: Anat Cohen Quartet "In The Spirit of Baden"

Anat Cohen Quartet “In The Spirit of Baden” at Live Studio Sessions – KNKX Public Radio Clarinetist (and sometime saxophonist) Anat Cohen is a one-woman music-blender.  Born and raised in Tel Aviv and now living in New York, Anat lays out a world of…

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#FeaturedAlbum Zeynep Ozbilen: Zest @ZeynepOzbilenA @rwartists @fperkins @SPEAKMusicPR

If the idiocy of so-called “cultural appropriation” were to be taken any more seriously than it is right now, would that ever make it possible for Zeynep Ozbilen to make Zest, her second disc after Zee? Moreover, now that she has done so, how would it…
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