Best of the Toronto Jazz Festival 2017

By Tyson Moll, Feature Photo via Latin Jazz Network, by Atael Weissman

With the Toronto Jazz Festival coming to town, Demo has your event guide of the best acts to see over the 10-day festival!

Caravan Palace- June 26 @ the Phoenix Concert Theatre

In the spirit of Django Reinhardt, Caravan Palace brings fresh Parisian electro-swing to the TD Jazz Festival with vintage hooks and burlesque flair.

Aaron Neville Duo- June 24 @ the OLG Stage on Yorkville Avenue

You could enjoy a dark cup of coffee like an Aaron Neville concert: smooth, peppy and soulful. Neville’s rich voice carries volume and promises to both captivate and soothe.

Thompson Egbo-Egbo- June 25 @ Yorkville Village- The Oval

An absolute wizard on the keys, Thompson Egbo-Egbo had the opportunity to play before English royalty and now you have the chance to see this virtuoso perform a free live show at the Oval in Yorkville Village.

Jill Peacock- July 2 @ the OLG Stage on Hazelton Avenue

Soul-pop grooves with flavours of Motown and R&B, Jill Peacock brings fresh, eclectic flair deserving of your captivated attention.

Other Highlights:

Bokanté- June 30 @ the Concert Hall

Donny McCaslin Group / Shabaka & The Ancestors- June 28 @ the Concert Hall

4 by Monk by 4- July 2 @ the Concert Hall

Only A Visitor- June 30 @ the OLG Stage on Hazelton Avenue

Hiromi Duet featuring Edmar Castaneda- June 28 @ Koerner Hall

For more information about the festival, set times, and ticket information visit: http://torontojazz.com/sites/default/files/calendar.html

 

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