Photos by: Katrina Lat – Toronto-based jazz/hip-hop band BadBadNotGood, who released their newest album, IV, on July 8th, 2016 via Innovative Leisure, which featured the singles “Speaking Gently”, “Time Moves Slow”, “Confessions Pt II”, “Lavender”, and “In Your Eyes”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (March 30th) with New York City-based free jazz/experimental band Standing On The Corner, who released … Continue reading
Photos by: Timothy Nguyen – Jazz artist Norah Jones, who released her sixth solo album, Day Breaks, on October 7th, 2016 via Blue Note, which followed up her 2013 album, Foreverly, which served as a collaborative album with Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, performed at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver.
Photos by: Julian Avram – Grammy Award and Juno Award-winning jazz pianist and singer-songwriter Diana Krall, who released her twelfth album, Wallflower, on February 3rd, 2015 via Verve, which was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer David Foster (Christina Aguilera, Michael Bublé, Céline Dion, Jennifer Lopez), performed at Massey Hall in Toronto last night.
By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – It was -32C in Toronto the night of February 19th. It’s an important fact to remember because despite all that bitterness hundreds of people lined up outside. Clearly, numb extremities were not enough to keep people away from the Opera House for a rare chance to see Ghostface Killah and local heroes BadBadNotGood align. Yes, Ghostface books numerous Toronto dates … Continue reading
By: Anan Rahman (@anan_ra) – Geneviève Bellemare sounds slightly reticent over the phone. The Canadian-born songstress who recently released her debut EP, Live and Die, sounds hesitant, as if unsure of how much she should reveal to a complete stranger. She takes her time, choosing her words carefully; but when she hits upon an idea that sparks something … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Jazz is ripe with tradition and history, and while many people cling to that history and its stars, Canadian crooners like Toronto’s Matt Dusk has taken what he has learned from the greats and molded it for a modern audience. With his new album My Funny Valentine: A Chet Baker Songbook, … Continue reading