Looking for artists who represent the legacy and lineage of jazz? Hear some of the biggest names from at home and abroad, including some who have helped bring jazz to where it is today. Jazz standards, traditional sounds, and more - what jazz is all about.
Big Bands, Swinging Solos + Jazz Standards
Trad, Big Bands + jazz standards
Looking for artists who represent the legacy and lineage of jazz? The festival features some of the biggest names from abroad as well as a huge amount of talent that calls Toronto home. Jazz music represents a wealth of styles: from the bombastic arrangements of Big Band, to the infectious N'awlins sound, to the Cool feel that Lester Young, Stan Getz and Miles Davis made popular in the 1960s. In this blues-inflected realm of "jazz standards", pianists, horn players and nimble drummers give us what jazz is all about – the grooves, ballads and solos we love.
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