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  • Legendary Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul coming to The TD Toronto Jazz Festival

    The legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin brings her extraordinary voice to the TD Toronto Jazz Festival, performing on Saturday, July 1 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Sony Centre Box Office.

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  • First Slate of Headliners Announced for TD Toronto Jazz Festival

    TORONTO – From a vocal powerhouse to a piano virtuoso, a jazz supergroup to one of the newly minted stars in jazz, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival announces its first round of artists when it runs this summer from June 23 – July 2, 2017. Headliners confirmed to appear include, Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Hiromi featuring Edmar Castañeda, Gregory Porter and Hudson. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 1.

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  • Some final words from Warren Schlote

    TDJ News Corps member Warren Schlote was busy in the days following the festival - he submitted a full slate of articles, and we're finally getting them published! Read his thoughts on:

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  • So Long Seven

    It's a little hard for me to sit still as I write this post because WE ARE FINALLY MAKING SOME MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENTS NEXT WEEK. There have been more 'i's to dot and 't's to cross this year, so it's taken a bit longer to get everything ready to announce...but we're almost ready to go. Stay tuned!

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  • The Further Adventures of Jazz Money

    I could think of no better title for this post than what appears above - and what happens to be the title of the third in our series of four TD Discovery Series Special Projects presentations. This Wednesday, March 8 at The Rex Hotel, an expanded Jazz Money (usually a trio, they'll be a sextet on Wednesday) takes the stage with three of their favourite MCs for an exploration of jazz and hip-hop. If the three tracks submitted with their application are any indication, this is going to be awesome.

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  • Delving into the subconscious

    When selecting each year's Special Projects, the panel does its best to choose projects which are well-spaced-out, so that there is time to build the marketing strategy for each show. Usually, it works; sometimes, less so. While the next two Special Projects are separated by just a few days, they are two very different events.

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