Final Discovery Series Performances

On Sunday April 24 at 3pm in the afternoon, get thee to the Alliance Francaise, 24 Spadina Road, for the long-awaited debut of the Art Song Project by David Occhipinti. Featuring vocalists from the jazz and classical worlds performing songs in a chamber music setting, this will be a special afternoon full of improvisation and guest performances.

David Occhipinti- guitar/compositions
Michael Davidson - vibraphone
Aline Homzy - violin
Jeff LaRochelle - clarinet
Soren Nissen - bass
Sheba Thibadeau - bassoon

TDJ News

Robert Glasper Pays Tribute to Kobe Bryant

Robert Glasper Pays Tribute to Kobe Bryant's 20-Year NBA Career With 'Be Courageous'

Jazz on the Web

TD Discovery Series Special Projects Winners

Just Announced: The winners of the TD Discovery Series Special Projects!

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Toronto Downtown Jazz, producer of the annual TD Toronto Jazz Festival, is pleased to announce the appointment of Howard Kerbel as the Chief Executive Officer, who effective immediately, will take over from Patrick Taylor, co-founder of the Festival. Taylor stays with the organization as a key member of the Programming team and advisor to Mr. Kerbel.

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12-Year-Old Jazz Genius

Joey Alexander, a 12-year-old boy from Indonesia, has become one of the most talented jazz musicians in the community. He has already been nominated for two Grammy Awards this year for his new, and first, album "My Favourite Things." He may be young, but he is consumed with musical talent.

Jazz on the Web

Chelsea McBride: Leading the Way

A throwback to this past summer when saxophonist Chelsea McBride led the Socialist Nigh School during a free afternoon performance.

Jam Session

These Millennials Are Shaking Up The Jazz World

Vanity Fair recently profiled a handful of millennials shaking up the jazz world. Thanks to the likes of Esperanza Spalding, Trombone Shorty, and Cecile McLorin Salvant, jazz has found a new rhythm.

Jazz on the Web

Special Projects Deadline This Friday!

A reminder that the deadline for submissions to the sixth edition of the TD Discovery Series Special Projects is this Friday!

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TORONTO – Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Gene Ween concert, originally scheduled for

Tuesday, October 6 at the Horseshoe Tavern, has been cancelled. Refunds are available at

original point of purchase.

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Cameron MacDonald reviews Gary Clark Jr.

The 2015 TD Toronto Jazz Festival's main stage activity wrapped up last Saturday night with Gary Clark Jr. TDJ News Corps member Cameron MacDonald was there - read his review.

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