Friday, July 3, 2020
Melanie Peterson: Two

Melanie Peterson: Two

The Two in the title of this disc refers simply to the number of songs on this single by Melanie Peterson, a sultry-voiced folk...

Exploring the Jazz Scene in Montréal

I recently had an opportunity to visit Quebec. St. Hyacinthe,  a small community about 40 minutes south...
David Newland - Northbound - The Northwest Passage in Story and Song

David Newland: Northbound

There is a line in Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier’s lyric for “O Canada” that reads, “The true north strong and free…” which doubtless refers to...
Teri Parker: In the Past

Teri Parker: In the Past

Teri Parker may be a pianist, but it is clear from the music of In the Past that she is first and foremost a...
Ernesto Cervini's Turboprop: Abundance

Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop: Abundance

Hard on the heels of their marvellous 2017 release Rev (Anzic Records), Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop now proffer another sextet celebration. Once again unfolding the...

Youn Sun Nah Trio in Toronto

Youn Sun Nah Trio - Toronto Centre For The ArtsGeorge Weston  Recital Hall - June 29, 2019 K-Pop Tis’ Not Youn Sun Nah or YSN as she...
Robert Diack: Lost Villages

Robert Diack: Lost Villages

The slow, haunting wave of music from the start of Lost Villages by Robert Diack is immediately discernable as an intimation of something dark...

Gordon Sheard & Sinal Aberto: A New Day

Afro-Brasilian music – not the more diffident but, no less sensuously danceable form of Bossa Nova – but louvação da capoeira, afoxê, maracatu, repentismo,...
Toronto Jazz Orchestra - 20

Toronto Jazz Orchestra: 20

For the Toronto Jazz Orchestra the impulse to create and adorn a large musical canvas may have been inspired by the first chamber, symphony...
Tanya Wills Quartet - It's Time

Tanya Wills Quartet: It’s Time

The agility with which Tanya Wills can – and does – sing is absolutely astounding. This is almost immediately in evidence as after she...