Friday, July 3, 2020

Flamenco Legends by Javier Limón: The Paco de Lucía Project

The George Weston Recital Hall - October 17, 2019 The Paco de Lucía Project - Produced By Javier Limón Flamenco Fire Billed as Flamenco Legends, The Paco...
Gord Mowat: Gord Mowat's Skeleton Crew

Gord Mowat: Gord Mowat’s Skeleton Crew

The reference to a “skeleton crew” can never be lost on anyone who’s ever worked the graveyard shift in a metropolis that never sleeps....
JV's Boogaloo Squad: Going to Market

JV’s Boogaloo Squad: Going to Market

It has been a very long time since I have heard an organ-driven trio sound this impressive. Part of the reason has to be...
Dave Young Terry Promane Octet Vol. 2

Dave Young Terry Promane Octet: Volume 2

The quality of this playing is altogether excellent. Dave Young and Terry Promane together with the musicians of their powerhouse octet take nothing for...

TD Toronto JazzFest 2019: Cécile McLorin Salvant & Sullivan Fortner

TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2019: Cécile McLorin Salvant and Sullivan Fortner with opening act the Ethan Ardelli QuartetThe Royal Conservatory, Koerner Hall Cinderella Magic Thursday, June...

Holly Cole: Holly

While we never really needed another Holly Cole disc to establish her supremacy over vocal music – any vocal music, but let’s say music...
Sultans of String: Christmas Caravan

Sultans of String: Christmas Caravan

To the extent that the feast of Christmas is universally celebrated it would make eminent sense to create a soundtrack for the season –...
Oscar Peterson AFRICA World Premier at Koerner Hall in Toronto

The World Premier of Oscar Peterson’s AFRICA Suite at Koerner Hall

Oscar Peterson’s AFRICA Suite featuring Benny Green, Christian McBride, Lewis Nash and the Oscar Peterson Festival Jazz Orchestra conducted by John Clayton An Evening...

Eucalyptus: Kick It Till You Flip It

It is not of the average Canadian – much less its musicians – to court controversy. But there is a group of musicians in...

Ron Davis SymphRONica: Upfront

What do you call a little ensemble with a big sound? If the answer leaves you stumped, it’s because there is no word for...