2010 TD Toronto Jazz Festival

Without further ado, here are the hot ticket items for the Festival this summer. Tickets are on sale now.

Harry Connick Jr. 06/27 @ Canon Theatre (8pm)
Ticketking - 416.872.1212

Toronto Star Stage @ Nathan Phillips Square (8pm)

Call Ticketmaster 416.870.8000
06/25 - Maceo Parker
06/26 - Herbie Hancock w. Chris Potter & Dave Holland
(Brandi Disterheft opening) The River of Possibilities Tour
06/27 - Taj Mahal & The Trio (James Hunter opening)
06/28 - Stanley Clarke Band f. Hiromi
06/29 - The Roots
06/30 - The Allen Toussaint Band / Mavis Staples
07/01 - Angelique Kidjo
07/02 - John Scofield and the Piety Street Band

Jazz by the Lake Series

Enwave Theatre @ Harbourfront Centre (7pm)
Call 416.973.4000
06/26 - Hilario Duran Big Band (Miguel Zenon Quartet opening)
06/29 - Dave Douglas & Keystone
Spark of Being, A Film by Bill Morrison
06/30 - James Farm feat. Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman, Ari Hoenig

06/29 - Serena Ryder w. special guest Cuff The Duke (8pm)
Sirius Stage, Harbourfront Centre

Hard Rock Cafe

9pm - Ticketmaster 416.870.8000
279 Yonge St.

06/28 - Mike Stern Quartet w. Alain Caron
06/29 - Tony Monaco Trio
07/03 - Christian Scott (9:30pm)

Trane Studio

8pm - Ticketmaster 416.870.8000
Trane Studio - 964 Bathurst St.

06/28 - Andre Leroux Quartet
06/29 - Grace Kelly (two sets - 8pm & 10pm)
07/02 - Terry Clarke Trio w. Phil Dwyer
07/03 - Andy Milne & Dapp Theory (two sets - 8pm & 10pm)
07/04 - Sandro Dominelli

The Trane is also presenting:

06/25 - Brownman Akoustic Trio / Brownman Electryc Trio
06/26 - Impressions Trio (8pm) / Waleed Kush (10pm)
06/27 - Glenda del E & Qban Mixology
06/20 - Trouble

The Nightlife Series

06/25 - Martha Wainwright Sings Piaf
Great Hall - 1087 Queen St W.

06/26 - Robben Ford & Bill Evans Blues for Miles feat. Richard Bona
Opera House - 735 Queen St. E

06/27 - Billy's Band
MOD Club - 722 College St.

06/29 - Bettye LaVette (Planet Earth opening)
Phoenix Concert Theatre - 410 Sherbourne St.

06/30 - Roberta Gambarini Quartet
Hugh's Room - 2261 Dundas St. W

07/04 - Emir Kusturica's No Smoking Orchestra
Sound Academy - 11 Polson St.

Tickets are all available at Ticketmaster - 416.870.8000

Jazz is going to church
Music Gallery @ St. George The Martyr Anglican Church (8pm)
197 John St. / Ticketmaster 416.870.8000
06/27 - Eric Boeren Quartet
06/28 - Random Access Unplugged
07/02 - Fred Frith Solo guitar
07/03 - Doran-Stucky-Studer & Tacuma Play Music of Jimi Hendrix

Church of the Holy Trinity (7pm)

10 Trinity Square / Ticketmaster 416.870.8000
06/28 - Tomasz Stanko Quartet
06/29 - Marco Benevento Trio

Don't forget...
Previously announced shows include:

Keith Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette & Gary Peacock - 06/30
Four Seasons Centre - 416.363.8231

Koerner Hall Jazz Series

416.408.0208
06/25 - Nikki Yanofsky
06/27 - David Sanborn Quartet w. Joey DeFrancesco
06/29 - Dave Brubeck Quartet
07/01 - Roy Hargrove Big Band

*tickets subject to GST and all applicable facility fees & service charges*

Power Jazz Guitar Trio Festival

Next week The Rex will host 2 outstanding jazz guitar trios as part of their Power Jazz Guitar Trio Festival, April 21 to 24. These musicians have played with some of the biggest names including Steely Dan and Sting, and have played as part of the David Letterman house band.

April 21st & 22nd (9:30pm)
Wayne Krantz with Tim LeFebvre & Keith Carlock

April 23rd & 24th (9:45pm)
Oz Noy with Will Lee & Anton Fig

For more info click here.

Looking for more?
There are over 30 clubs and restaurants participating in the TD Toronto Jazz Festival this year. For detailed listings and up to date information, be sure to check our website at www.torontojazz.com. You'll also find on our site, biography information, free concert and workshop listings, ticket info., and more.

See you at the Festival!