TD Toronto Jazz 2019: DIANA ROSS @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (June 24, 2019)

Dazzling. Legendary. Iconic. Stunning. Diana Ross graced the stage at Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts for the 2019 edition of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival.


Starting off with “I’m Coming Out”, apropos as the Toronto Jazz Festival over-lapped with Toronto’s Pride Week.
“I’m Coming Out”,


With an immaculate catalogue of some of the most legendary, classic songs in existence, Ross’s early career in The Supremes was touched upon, “Stop! In the Name of Love”, “Come See About Me”, & “You Can’t Hurry Love

You Can’t Hurry Love


Of course, Ross’s solo work was equally highlighted “Upside Down“, “Love Hangover/Take Me Higher” and Michael Jackson duet from The Wiz soundtrack, “Ease on Down the Road”.

Upside Down


Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Touted as one of the original, iconic musical divas, Ross was approachable, humble and gracious. Even participating in a Q&A after covering Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive”.

I’m Coming Out
More Today Than Yesterday (Spiral Starecase Cover)
Stop! In the Name of Love (The Supremes song)
Come See About Me (The Supremes song)
You Can’t Hurry Love (The Supremes song)
Touch Me in the Morning
Love Child (Diana Ross & The Supremes cover)
The Boss
Upside Down
Love Hangover / Take Me Higher
Ease on Down the Road (Diana Ross and Michael Jackson cover)
The Look of Love (Burt Bacharach cover)
Don’t Explain (Billie Holiday cover)
Why Do Fools Fall in Love (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers cover)
Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough (Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell cover)
I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor cover)
Q&A with the audience

Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand)

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