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  • Weaves Nominated for a JUNO

    Earlier this month, Weaves was nominated for a JUNO for Alternative Album of the Year, for the second year in a row.

    Shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize in 2017, one of Canada’s most prestigious music awards, Weaves has had an impressive run since their debut just a few short years ago. From a collection of voice memos on an iPhone to establishing themselves as one of the most stridently individual acts to emerge from Toronto’s fertile and multifaceted DIY scene, Weaves has captivated audiences and critics alike.

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  • TD Discovery Series Special Projects - Winners Announced!

    Highlighting outstanding contributions to the Toronto jazz scene by local artists, we're pleased to announce the four projects chosen for support through the TD Discovery Series Special Projects initiative: guitarist and composer Harley Card’s Sunset Ensemble; the Heavyweights Brass Band as they celebrate the release of their new CD, This City; new and previously unrecorded works from pianist Adrean Farrugia with saxophonist Joel Frahm for their new release, Blued Dharma; and The Smith Sessions Presents: Bitches Brew, Curated by Aline Homzy which showcases four women-improviser led groups.

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  • ARETHA FRANKLIN CONCERT POSTPONED Rescheduled for June 28, 2018

    The Aretha Franklin concert originally scheduled for July 1, 2017 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts has, unfortunately, been postponed. As per doctor’s orders, Aretha Franklin cannot make the trip to Toronto this week. However, we are pleased to announce that she will perform at the 2018 TD Toronto Jazz Festival on June 28, 2018. Ticketholders that purchased through Ticketmaster or through the Sony Centre Box Office will be contacted and will have the option of keeping their tickets and using them for the new date, or will receive a full refund of their ticket order.

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  • Harley Card's Sunset Ensemble

    As I mentioned in my post last week, in addition to the eight shows we've announced for this year's Festival, we have four outstanding TD Discovery Series Special Projects presentations coming up - and the first is next week!

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  • Hey look - some shows!

    We still have a long way to go, but I'm excited that we've now announced eight shows for the 2018 TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Add to the mix the four TD Discovery Series Special Projects previously announced and we've got what I think is an interesting variety of offerings on...um...offer over the next five months.

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  • Celebration is in the air

    Oh hi there. It’s been a little while.

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