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HERBIE HANCOCK / KAMASI WASHINGTON @ Roy Thomson Hall (Aug 6, 2019)

Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington, two jazz generational heavyweights joined together for a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enlighten, enliven, and celebrate. So it’s not just what I’ve done in the past, but the fact that I’m physically here now and accessible Herbie Hancock (New York Times) Kamasi Washington started off the night with attendees already […]

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TIFF 2018: Quincy Premiere @ Princess of Wales Theatre (Sep 9, 2018)

A special TIFF premiere of “Quincy” with arguably one of the most successful, influential artists of all time — Quincy Jones. With Quincy’s daughter Rashida Jones leading the charge in creating the documentary, the audience was treated to compelling insights into Quincy’s life. A very special performance from another great Chaka Khan (w. Mark Ronson & Yebba […]

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CMW 2018: The First Annual Toronto Vinyl Summit @ The Rec Room (May 9)

Music information guru Alan Cross hosted The First Annual Toronto Vinyl Summit, with notable vinyl aficionados Ivar Hamilton (VP Catalogue Universal Music Canada) and Akim Boldrieff (co-founder of the Toronto Downtown Records Show and Sonic Temple).   With sales of new vinyl in Canada up over 50% from last year, along with the traffic in used […]

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RON CARTER BIG BAND @ Blue Note NYC (April 14, 2018)

Considered one of the world’s most famous jazz venues, the legendary Blue Note Jazz Club in New York’s Greenwich Village hosted another famous legend, bassist Ronald Levin “Ron” Carter.  Ron Carter is among the most original, prolific, and influential bassists in jazz. With more than 2,000 albums to his credit, he has recorded with many of the music’s […]

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