Tuesday, April 28, 2015

TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2015

The Oscar Peterson 90th Birthday Celebration will honour one of Canada's most iconic musicians and influential figures in jazz. Ulf Wakenius and Alvin Queen, original members of the Oscar Peterson Quartet, will be joined by Robi Botos and Christian McBride as they pay homage in a special performance of some of Peterson’s most famous works. This evening’s performance will also feature historic photos of Peterson and will be narrated by his daughter, Celine.

When: Thursday Jun 18 8:00pm
Where: Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre For The Arts
Location: St. Lawrence Centre For The Arts, 27 Front Street East, M5E 1B4 Toronto , ON, Canada
Contact: 416-366-7723

About TD Jazz Festival:
The TD Toronto Jazz Festival has become known as one of North America’s premier jazz festivals produced annually by Toronto Downtown Jazz, a Canadian registered charity (No. 12969 0269 RR0001). What began in 1987 as an eight day showcase of jazz now attracts in excess of 500,000 loyal patrons annually over 10 days. Attractions include more than 350 performances with over 1,500 musicians performing at approximately 40 locations around Toronto. The heart of the Festival is now located at Nathan Phillips Square in the heart of downtown Toronto with an impressive 1,200 seat fully-licensed Mainstage Marquee and outdoor stage, and where many extraordinary events are offered free to the public.
The Festival has become a destination event, not just for music lovers but for some of the greatest jazz celebrities in the world, reinforcing its reputation as a leader in artistic excellence and outstanding production standards. Its continued success and growth is a testament to its strong relationships with its stakeholders including patrons, Toronto City Council, Members of Parliament, corporate sponsors, volunteers, private donors and all levels of government. The TD Toronto Jazz Festival is endorsed by Toronto City Council, international artists and has been designated as an event of municipal significance that enhances Canada’s international reputation.

Mainstage Concerts
Nathan Phillips Square - Toronto Star Stage  

Sat Jun 20 8:30pm
Tickets: Advance $49+service charge
Date: Mon Jun 22 8:30pm
Tickets: Advance $59.50+service charge
Tue Jun 23 8:30pm
Tickets: Advance $43.50+service charge
Thu Jun 25 8:30pm
Tickets: Advance $34+service charge
Sat Jun 27 8:30pm
Tickets: Advance $59.50+service charge

For other concert listings for the TD Toronto Jazz Festival log on to: torontojazz.com/

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