TD Toronto Jazz Festival – what’s on for Wednesday, June 24

TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL PICKS

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
FEATURED PERFORMANCES

  • An Evening With Branford Marsalis

8 p.m. – Jane Mallett Theatre (27 Front Street East)

One of the most innovative and forward-thinking jazz ensembles today

  • Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli Quartet featuring Jessica Molaskey with Special Guest Alex Pangman

8 p.m. – Koerner Hall (273 Bloor Street West)

Bringing their nationally syndicated radio show to the Festival stage, it will be a night of music and smart, sassy repartee

  • Sinal Aberto

8 p.m. – Jazz Bistro (251 Victoria Street)

A unique blend of bossa nova, funk, jazz and samba that explores the Brazilian classics

  • Booker T. Jones (Shakura S’Aida opens)

8:30 p.m. – Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square
Responsible for the Memphis soul sound, Booker T. led the house band for Stax Records appearing on more than 600 recordings

FREE

  • Ian McDougall 12-Tet

12:30 p.m. – Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square

Ian will be joined by 11 of Toronto’s finest musicians to play music from the JUNO nominated 12-tet CD

  • YUKA

6 p.m. – Shops at Don Mills (1090 Don Mills Road)

An exciting live music act featuring 5 instrumentalists – trumpet, sax, bass, drums and guitar – and a vocalist

  • Suzie Vinnick

6 p.m. – Distillery District (55 Mill Street)

A gorgeous powerful voice combined with a sweet mixture of engaging candidness and unparalleled musicianship

  • Ikebe Shakedown

6:30 p.m. Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square

Unleashing a fiery mix of Afro rhythms, heavy funk and gritty disco straight from Brooklyn
For more information, visit http://www.torontojazz.com

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