It was a great year for talent, but the 2015 edition of the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival will likely go down in history for its accompanying weather.
In another world—not necessarily a better one, but definitely different than our own—jazz would be an introvert’s music.
Vancouver was doing its best Havana impersonation as Hugh Fraser and VEJI took to the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival’s Georgia Stage on June 21.
Doing the research isn’t necessarily the best way to find out what Julia Hülsmann will be up to at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival this weekend.
Working with electronics is nothing new to Douglas, but, as he notes, “the technology moves so fast that you have to rethink the process every time you do it.”
In our guide to the 2015 TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, we highlight a five-show spotlight called South Africa Now! featuring South African-Canadian singer-songwriter Zaki Ibrahim; plus, previews of some of the 1,800 artists scheduled to perform at this year's fest.
In the country’s apartheid past, interracial jazz bands helped to break down barriers and unite people.
The “jazz” festival is an increasingly flexible concept, but of all the pop acts booked to play this year, Erykah Badu probably has the strongest claim to the honour.
Inspiration, accident, and accretion: all played a part in the creation of Antonio Sánchez’s impressively complex new album
Michael League has a simple explanation for why his alternative big band Snarky Puppy has become an underground sensation.