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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Toronto Jazz Festival picks for June 27: Ziggy Marley, Trombone Shorty, Phil Dwyer

TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL PICKS
Wednesday, June 27


FEATURED PERFORMANCES
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (with special guest Saidah Baba Talibah)
A mash-up of jazz, funk, and soul, laced with hard-rock power chords and hip-hop beats
8pm, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square

Phil Dwyer: A Canadian Songbook Featuring Laila Biali
Fresh arrangements of music by Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Neil Young, and many more
7pm, Church of the Holy Trinity (10 Trinity Square)

Ziggy Marley – Wild and Free Tour (with special guest Jay Douglas & The All Stars)
Ziggy carries on the torch of his iconic father, spreading the message of reggae, love, and peace.
9pm doors, Phoenix Concert Theatre

Spectrum Road feat. Jack Bruce, Vernon Reid, John Medeski & Cindy Blackman Santana (with special guest KC Roberts & The Live Revolution)
A sensational jazz-fusion supergroup guided by the musical spirit of Tony Williams
9pm doors, Sound Academy

Canadian Jazz Quartet with Special Guest Ken Peplowski
The all-star Canadian Jazz Quartet is joined by renowned clarinetist Ken Peplowski
5pm, Quotes Bar & Grill (200 King Street West)



FREE
John Medeski
An intimate chat with jazz-rock keyboardist John Medeski
12:30pm, Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (The Inside Track hosted by Jim Galloway)

Don Thompson’s George Shearing Tribute Quintet
A tribute to one of the most beloved and influential jazz pianists of all time
5pm, Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square

Margaret Stowe Trio
Internationally renowned guitarist with a jazz style that incorporates folk to blues to world beats
6pm, Distillery Historic District, Pure Spirits Patio (55 Mill Street)

Club Django Sextet
A sextet playing gypsy swing tunes that promise to please
7pm, Shops at Don Mills

For more detailed Festival and club listings, visit www.torontojazz.com

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82 Bleecker Street | Toronto, ON | M4X 1L8

TD Toronto Jazz Festival June 22 - July 1, 2012

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