Beloved by her fans and her peers as an entertainer who brings delightful new definition to the term "diva" with her awe-inspiring delivery of every song and every performance, June Garber returns home after a two-year absence, welcomed back by four superlative jazz singers in joyful celebration of her return!
The venerable Russ Little Quartet - Tom Szczesniak (piano), Scott Alexander (bass), Brian Barlow (drums) and trombone giant Russ Little (musical director) - team up with June and her starring BFFs in the up-close-and-personal intimacy of the Old Mill Toronto's Home Smith Bar for four spectacular evenings to inaugurate her long-awaited return to the Toronto jazz scene. (Fridays and Saturdays during the Festival. 7:30pm to 10:30pm. Two sets nightly.)
Fri. June 20 - First lady of jazz, blues and gospel, JACKIE RICHARDSON
Sat. June 21 - Award-winning Latin jazz sensation, AMANDA MARTINEZ
Fri. June 27 - 'One of Canada's top five jazz singers' (CBC) BARBRA LICA
Sat. June 28 - New York-based vocal leading light MELISSA STYLIANOU