My guide to Toronto Jazz Festival 2011. Yours?

I thought of a way to navigate this year’s huge program (over 300 shows at 60 venues in ten days): state what you like and then see what’s in the program for you.

I said: “I like funk. And I like bass players.”

Here’s what’s in store for me and the likes.

Return To Forever IV - including legendary bassist Stanley Clarke

Audio podcast

Running time: 10 minutes

Download today’s show (mp3 256k): 2011 05 28 CIS FunkAndBass

Listen today’s show:

CREDITS AND LINKS:

Other ways to navigate the festival, as suggested by artistic director Josh Grossman.

MUSIC PLAYED TODAY:

Stax rhythm section – Drums Island (partial) (LP 926 East McLemore – A reunion of former Stax Artists, vol.1; label High Stax Records, 2011)

Return To Forever – Vulcan Worlds (partial) (LP Returns; label Fontana South, 2011)

Victor Wooten – U Can’t Hold No Groove (LP A show of hands 15; label Vix Records, 2011)

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