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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Keith Jarrett, Chaka Khan, Stanley Clarke, Bobby McFerrin, Bill Frisell, Dianne Reeves, Gregory Porter, Galactic, Nels Cline and more at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival




THE TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS FULL LINEUP

Toronto – The lineup for the 28th anniversary of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival gets underway this June when it kicks off summer, as more than 1,500 musicians entertain in over 50 locations across the city when half a million music lovers unite for one of the city’s largest music festivals.
In a rare solo performance, Keith Jarrett, one of the world’s greatest virtuoso pianists, will perform on Wednesday, June 25 while legendary R&B vocalist, Chaka Khan kicks off the festivities on Thursday, June 19.

They join previously announced Earth, Wind & Fire among the headliners for this year.


Featured performers for the 2014 TD Toronto Jazz Festival:

*All artists marked with an asterisk indicate previously announced shows.

Thursday, June 19 Chaka Khan (Opening: Shemekia Copeland) - Sony Centre 8pm   Mark McLean featuring Kellylee Evans - Jazz Bistro 8pm Memo Acevedo & The Building Bridges Band featuring Jacquelene Acevedo / Jane Bunnett: Maqueque - Lula Lounge 8pm               
  
Friday, June 20 Melissa Etheridge (Opening: Deborah Cox) - Nathan Phillips Square 8pm FREE June Garber & Friends featuring Russ Little Quartet with Jackie Richardson - Home Smith Bar, Old Mill Toronto 7:30pm Gregory Porter - Jane Mallett Theatre 8pm Mark McLean featuring Lester McLean - Jazz Bistro       8pm Luis Mario Ochoa Sextet - Shops at Don Mills 7pm FREE
  
Saturday, June 21 David Clayton-Thomas (Opening: Oakland Stroke) - Nathan Phillips Square 8pm            June Garber & Friends featuring Russ Little Quartet with Amanda Martinez - Home Smith Bar, Old Mill Toronto 7:30pm Mark McLean featuring Wade O. Brown - Jazz Bistro 8pm Lighthouse - Nathan Phillips Square 12:30pm FREE Wagner Petrilli Sextet - Shops at Don Mills 2pm FREE Rehan Dalal - Nathan Phillips Square 2:30pm FREE Our Old School - Shops at Don Mills 5pm FREE

Sunday, June 22 Kenny Wayne Shepherd / Robert Randolph & The Family Band - Nathan Phillips Square 8pm Bill Mays - solo piano - Jazz Bistro 8pm Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society - Music Gallery 8pm Odessa / Havana - Shops at Don Mills 12pm FREE Toronto Mass Choir - Nathan Phillips Square 12:30pm FREE Organic - Nathan Phillips Square 2:30pm FREE Lorraine Klaasen Group - Shops at Don Mills 3pm FREE
 
Monday, June 23 Galactic / Big Sam’s Funky Nation - Nathan Phillips Square 8pm Canadian Jazz Quartet w. Ken Peplowski - KAMA 5pm Gerald Clayton – solo piano - Jazz Bistro 8pm Snarky Puppy - Horseshoe Tavern 10pm Elizabeth Shepherd Quartet - Nathan Phillips Square 12pm FREE Drumhand - Shops at Don Mills 1pm FREE Viva Mexico Mariachi          - Shops at Don Mills 5pm FREE Joy Lapps Trio          - Nathan Phillips Square 5 pm FREE

Tuesday, June 24
* Earth, Wind & Fire - Sony Centre 8pm
Dianne Reeves (Opening: Brandi Disterheft Quartet) - Nathan Phillips Square 8pm Canadian Jazz Quartet w. Harry Allen - KAMA 5pm
* Hiromi: The Trio Project - Koerner Hall 8pm
Jon Ballantyne – solo piano - Jazz Bistro 8pm Nels Cline / Julian Lage Duo - Horseshoe Tavern 10pm Patricia Cano - Nathan Phillips Square 12pm FREE Happy Pals - Shops at Don Mills 1pm FREE Mike Murley Trio - Nathan Phillips Square 5pm FREE Rhythm & Truth - Shops at Don Mills 5:30pm FREE


Wednesday, June 25 KEITH JARRETT – solo piano - Roy Thomson Hall 8pm Lettuce / Dirty Dozen Brass Band - Nathan Phillips Square 8pm Canadian Jazz Quartet w. Warren Vache - KAMA 5pm
* Buika            - Koerner Hall            8pm
Ian Shaw – solo - Jazz Bistro 8pm Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Horseshoe Tavern 10pm Laila Biali Trio - Nathan Phillips Square 12pm FREE Woodshed Orchestra - Shops at Don Mills 1pm FREE Denis Keldie Trio - Nathan Phillips Square 5pm FREE Slocan Ramblers - Shops at Don Mills 5:30pm FREE
 
Thursday, June 26 John Scofield Uberjam Band / Dave Holland, Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn, Eric Harland – PRISM - Nathan Phillips Square 8pm Canadian Jazz Quartet w. Houston Person - KAMA 5pm
* Measha Brueggergosman - Koerner Hall 8pm
Norma Winstone Trio           - Jazz Bistro 8pm Suzie Vinnick Quartet - Nathan Phillips Square 12pm FREE Rosemary Galloway Trio - Nathan Phillips Square 5pm FREE Maylee Todd - Shops at Don Mills 7pm FREE

Friday, June 27 Bobby McFerrin spirityouall (Opening: Soul Nannies) - Nathan Phillips Square 8pm June Garber & Friends featuring Russ Little Quartet with Barbra Lica - Home Smith Bar, Old Mill Toronto 7:30pm Roy Hargrove Quintet - Jane Mallett Theatre 8pm Oliver Jones Trio - Jazz Bistro          8pm / 10:30pm Broadsway - Hard Rock Café 10pm Benny Meets Artie w. Ross Wooldridge Big Band & Lorraine Lawson - Nathan Phillips Square 12pm FREE Harkness-Herriott Duo - Nathan Phillips Square 5pm FREE Cyndi Cain - Shops at Don Mills 7pm FREE
 
Saturday, June 28 Stanley Clarke / Mehliana featuring Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana - Nathan Phillips Square 8pm June Garber & Friends featuring Russ Little Quartet with Melissa Stylianou - Home Smith Bar, Old Mill Toronto 7:30pm Bill Frisell – GUITAR IN THE SPACE AGE - Jane Mallett Theatre 8pm Oliver Jones Trio - Jazz Bistro 8pm / 10:30pm Kelly & The Kellygirls - Hardrock Café 10pm Youth Jazz Showcase: JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band / Yoshihiro Murakawa Quartet / National Youth Jazz Combo / Anthony Fung Quintet - Nathan Phillips Square 11am FREE Jim Galloway Quartet          - Shops at Don Mills 2pm FREE Autorickshaw - Shops at Don Mills 5pm FREE Tara Davidson Trio - Nathan Phillips Square 5pm FREE


Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling 1.855.985.5000
For tickets to Chaka Khan and Earth, Wind & Fire, visit Sony Centre or call 1.855.872.7669
For tickets to Keith Jarrett, visit Roy Thomson Hall or call 416.872.4255
For tickets to Gregory Porter, Bill Frisell and Roy Hargrove, visit Jane Mallett Theatre or call 416.366.7723
For tickets to Hiromi, Buika and Measha Brueggergosman, visit Koerner Hall or call 416.408.0208

For detailed listings, club shows and more free concerts, visit www.torontojazz.com

For detailed listings, club shows and more free concerts visit www.torontojazz.com

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