TD Toronto Jazz Festival – what’s on for Thursday, June 25

TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL PICKS
Thursday, June 25, 2015

FEATURED PERFORMANCES

Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Loueke, Eric Harland Quartet
8 p.m. – Jane Mallett Theatre (27 Front Street East)
An all-star cast of musicians who have each rightfully earned international critical acclaim having played with most of the important figures in jazz and having each blazed an important trail for jazz

Al Di Meola Elegant Gypsy & More Electric Tour

8:30 p.m. – Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square
Bringing lightning fast guitar licks that roar with passion and precision that made jazz fusion the most innovative music force in generations

Duchess
8 p.m. – Jazz Bistro (251 Victoria Street)
Inspired by the Boswell Sisters, but well versed in contemporary jazz, Duchess is a vocal powerhouse trio featuring three of today’s most distinctive singers – Amy Cervini, Melissa Stylianou and Hilary Gardner

Garland Jeffreys
10 p.m. Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen Street West)
A socially conscious urban poet whose messages of justice, race and love reflect his New York edge and rebellious nature

FREE
Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra featuring Ingrid Jensen
12:30 p.m. – Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square
JUNO Award-winner Christine Jensen has long held an enviable international reputation as both a composer and a compelling voice on the saxophone

Hilario Duran and Ignacio Berroa – Afro Cuban Jazz & Beyond
6:30 p.m. – Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square
Performing a full range of Afro-Cuban music in a big band format, Grammy winner drummer Ignacio Berroa joins piano master Hilario Duran

For more information please visit www.torontojazz.com

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