Marika Galea's review of Shannon Graham's Storytellers

Shannon Graham’s Storytellers hit the stage at The Central Monday night with an array of highly arranged and narrative original music...Read the full story...

Mike DeiCont's review of Robert Glasper

34 year-old jazz pianist Robert Glasper stopped by the TD Toronto Jazz Festival for two shows in support of his recently released crossover record entitled Black Radio. Straying away from his jazz roots, the pianist’s fifth record features many top drawer hip-hop and neo-soul artists...Read the full story...

Marika Galea's review of Hiromi and The Bad Plus

Let’s get one thing out of the way: The technical prowess with which Hiromi Uehara performed Sunday night was astounding. Her opening set confused many patrons who thought she was headlining...Read the full story...

Erica Rae Chong's review of Mario Romano

Natalie Cole’s anticipated Sony Centre gig turned out to be a different kind of unforgettable...Read the full story...

Erica Rae Chong's interview with Quincy Bullen

Purists may find the notion of blending techno and jazz sacrilegious, but Quincy Bullen thinks that’s the way of the future... Read the full story...

Mike DeiCont's review of Mike Stern

On Sunday night musicians and non-musicians alike piled into the Horseshoe Tavern knowing exactly what to expect from their legendary guitar hero... Read the full story...

Mike DeiCont's interview with Adrean Farrugia and Sophia Perlman

Sophia Perlman and Adrean Farrugia have two of the most distinct musical voices on the Toronto scene -a bold statement given a scene so packed with talent...Read the full story...

Erica Rae Chong's review of Bossa Tres

Pedestrians in Dufferin Grove came to a pause outside Ristorante Roma's picture windows when a four-piece jazz band filled the storefront Saturday evening...Read the full story...

Marika Galea's review of Bettye LaVette / The Big Sound

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. That’s what came to mind as Bettye LaVette, age 66, danced across the Toronto Star Stage and belted out stories of her trials and tribulations on her way to (rock) stardom. Read the full story...

Mike DeiCont's review of Kurt Rosenwinkel

No one knew what they were in for on Friday evening when Kurt Rosenwinkel took to the pulpit at the Church of the Holy Trinity alone with his guitar, surrounded by vintage amps and a mess of guitar pedals...Read the full story...

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