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Ted QuinlanDon Thompson
Jenie ThaiJoanna Majoko
OKANAlexander Brown
Joy LappsKirk MacDonald
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Jeremy Ledbetter Trio
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  • Moving Forward

    Well this is weird. Usually at this time of year we'd be making final preparations for the annual TD Toronto Jazz Festival. I'd be writing blog posts about the various acts appearing at the Festival. And we'd have started the weather watch.

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  • Thank you musicians

    Um, hi. It's been a minute. (Several, actually.) But I'm finally feeling close to back to normal after what ended up being a fairly intense six or so months, and I'm hoping that I'll be able to get back to some semi-regular blogging.

    This is a post I've been meaning to write for a while. It takes its inspiration in part from the musicians who again and again provided some outstanding performances at this past summer's Festival, but it's truly directed at any musician who has committed themselves to pursuing the performance of music as their main career.

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  • Chaos Abounds

    It's crunch time here at Festival HQ - print deadlines are looming, and it feels as though there is still an impossible number of details to be finalized. We'll get there, but it's going to be a hectic couple of weeks.

    Fitting, then, that the title of this year's final TD Discovery Series Special Project presentation, May 2 at The Tell, is "Coding Chaos." Presented by Spectrum Music, the concert will explore the relationship between composers, live musicians and artificial intelligence - and the role that AI plays currently, and might play in the future, in music-making.

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