Jazz music can be percussive and steady, freeform and melodic, sultry and sophisticated, and the 2017-18 line-up has it all.
Upcoming TD Jazz artists for the 2017-18 season:
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It’s impossible to talk about jazz drumming and percussion without talking about legendary drummer Jack DeJohnette who comes to Calgary with HUDSON, a legend-only band formed in celebration of his 75th birthday. Iconic pianist Ramsey Lewis performs in A Night of Chicago Jazz with his light swinging jazz that has helped define the genre for over 60 years. Jazz vocalist Stacey Kent sings with vocal precision that will leave you hanging on every note. And to close the season Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton brings jazz influenced by the greats with whom she has shared the stage.
Miles Electric Band April 27, 2017 (Pre-show: Siesta featuring members of Los Morenos and Jara Mosca)
Dianne Reeves February 23, 2017 (Pre-show: Sheldon Zandboer)
Dee Dee Bridgewater and Theo Croker November 17, 2016 (Pre-show: Oliver Miguel)
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue September 27, 2016 (Pre-show: Penny Sanborn Trio)
The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra April 14, 2016 (Pre-show: JazzYYC Youth Lab Band Combo)
Gregory Porter February 19, 2016 (Pre-show: DJ Tom Mannix, Opening Act: Ellen Doty)
Emilie-Claire Barlow and Matt Dusk November 25, 2016 (Pre-show: Andréa Petrity)
Orquestra Buena Vista Social Club – Adios Tour September 29, 2015 (Pre-show: Tricia Edwards Trio)
Cassandra Wilson May 2, 2015 (Pre-show: Jonathan Li, Opening Act: Tyler Hornby B3 Trio)
John Pizzarelli Quartet with Jane Monheit April 1, 2015 (Pre-show: Ellen Doty)
Marcus Roberts Trio Febraury 5 & 6, 2015
Marceo Parker October 16, 2014 (Pre-show: André Wickenheiser)