Toronto Jazz Festival 2010 – lineup announced!

It’s going to be a blast! I’m in awe.

I can easily pickup 10-15 shows I want to see without even exploring new artists:

Herbie Hancock

Stanley Clark

Allen Toussaint / Mavis Staples

John Scofield

Mike Stern

Tony Monaco (Hammond B3)

Robben Ford

Emir Kusturica’s No Smoking Orchestra

Tomasz Stanko

Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock & Jack DeJohnette

and…(click for the complete list and ticket information)

As received from the organizers:

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Canon Theatre (8pm, Ticketking – 416.872.1212)
06/27 – Harry Connick Jr.

Mainstage Concerts – Nathan Phillips Square (8pm, Ticketmaster – 416.870.8000)
06/25 – Maceo Parker
06/26 – Herbie Hancock w. Dave Holland & Chris Potter (Brandi Disterheft opening)
06/27 – Taj Mahal (James Hunter opening)
06/28 – Stanley Clarke Band feat. Hiromi
06/29 – The Roots
06/30 – Allen Toussaint / Mavis Staples
07/01 – Angelique Kidjo
07/02 – John Scofield & The Piety Street Band

Jazz by the Lake Series, Enwave Theatre – Harbourfront Centre (7pm, Box Office – 416.973.4000)
06/26 – Hilario Duran Big Band (Miguel Zenon Quartet opening)
06/29 – Dave Douglas & Keystone Spark of Being, A Film by Bill Morrison
06/30 – James Farm feat. Joshua Redman

Trane Studio (8pm, Ticketmaster – 416.870.8000)
06/28 – Andre Leroux Quartet
06/29 – Grace Kelly (two sets – 8pm & 10pm)
07/02 – Terry Clarke Trio w. Phil Dwyer
07/03 – Andy Milne & Dapp Theory (two sets – 8pm & 10pm)
07/04 – Sandro Dominelli Trio

Hard Rock Café (9pm, Ticketmaster – 416.870.8000)
06/28 – Mike Stern Quartet w. Alain Caron
06/29 – Tony Monaco Trio
07/03 – Christian Scott (9:30pm)

Nightlife Series
06/25 – Martha Wainwright (Great Hall)
06/26 – Robben Ford / Bill Evans Blues for Miles feat. Richard Bona (Opera House)
06/27 – Billy’s Band (MOD Club)
06/29 – Bettye Lavette (Phoenix Concert Theatre)
06/29 – Serena Ryder w. Cuff The Duke (Sirius Stage, Harbourfront Centre)
06/30 – Roberta Gambarini Quartet (Hugh’s Room)
07/04 – Emir Kusturica’s No Smoking Orchestra (Sound Academy)

Music Gallery – St. George The Martyr Anglican Church (8pm – Ticketmaster – 416.870.8000)
06/27 – Eric Boeren Quartet
06/28 – Random Access Unplugged
07/02 – Fred Frith
07/03 – Doran-Stucky-Studer & Tacuma Play Music of Jimi Hendrix

Church of the Holy Trinity (8pm – Ticketmaster – 416.870.8000)
06/28 – Tomasz Stanko Quartet
06/29 – Marco Benevento Trio

*Previously Announced*
06/25 – Nikki Yanofsky (Koerner Hall – 416.408.0208)
06/27 – David Sanborn Quartet f. Joey DeFrancesco (Koerner Hall – 416.408.0208)
06/29 – Dave Brubeck Quartet (Koerner Hall – 416.408.0208)
06/30 – Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock & Jack DeJohnette (Four Seasons Centre – 416.363.8231)
07/01 – Roy Hargrove Big Band (Koerner Hall – 416.408.0208)

And don’t worry, we’ve got tons of free shows that we’ll be talking about in the next few weeks, including Buck 65 on Canada Day!

See you at the Festival!

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