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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

TD Toronto Jazz Fest Launches on Friday!

Jazz Fest Kicks off This Weekend!
10 days, 350 concerts, 1500 musicians, 40+ venues...How is that for some jazz?

Toronto - The wait is almost over! Starting this Friday, June 25, more than 500,000 people will start to descend upon the TD Toronto Jazz Festival as the city’s largest music festival kicks off. The weekend starts with an all-star line-up of heavyweights and rising stars. All concerts start at 8pm unless otherwise noted:

Thursday, June 24 (Festival Preview Shows)
Scratch, Skratch, Scratch - MOD Club (10pm)
Rob McConnell Tentet…In Tribute to a Legend - Old Mill Inn (7:30pm)

Friday, June 25
Maceo Parker - Nathan Phillips Square
Nikki Yanofsky - Koerner Hall
Martha Wainwright - Great Hall (9pm)

Saturday, June 26
Herbie Hancock / Brandi Disterheft opens - Nathan Phillips Square
Miguel Zenon Quartet / Hilario Duran Big Band - Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre (7pm)

Sunday, June 27
Harry Connick, Jr. - Canon Theatre
Taj Mahal & His Trio / James Hunter opens - Nathan Phillips Square
David Sanborn Trio f. Joey DeFranceso - Koerner Hall
Esthero - Lee's Palace (9pm)
Billy's Band - MOD Club
Eric Boeren Quartet / Kyle Brenders Quartet opens - Music Gallery

Be sure to tune in the following week for some more outstanding shows. Performances will include names such as
Stanley Clarke Band featuring Hiromi, Joshua Redman, The Roots, Mavis Staples & Allen Toussaint, Angelique Kidjo, Dave Brubeck, Keith Jarrett, Christian Scott, Roy Hargrove, Buck 65 and a FREE concert with Macy Gray & Chaka Khan.

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival, celebrating its 24th anniversary this year, runs from June 25 - July 4, 2010. Get ready to kick off summer as the city's largest music festival presents free concerts and workshops, late night jam sessions and some of the biggest names in jazz. It is a musical celebration like no other!

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