TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival hits town

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      From trombone hot shots and Swedish saxophonists to Cajun fiddlers and pioneering Chinese erdu players, this year's Vancouver International Jazz Festival may be the most eclectic event of the summer.

      REVIEW: Big bands come out even at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival

      Trombone Shorty has different ways of listening

      Don Berglund's Tonbruket is part of eclectic jazz fest lineup

      Robert Glasper brings urban vibe to piano trio

      Vancouver's still home for Brooklyn-based Laila Biali

      Jonas Kullhammar is a true musical omnivore

      Dong Jinming introduced jazz to Nanjing, China

      Savoy Family Cajun Band keeps fiddling style alive

      Self-reflection informed Twin Shadow’s Forget

      Kazutoki Umezu's KIKI Band draws on many sonic influences

      Eivind Aarset takes an organic approach to playing live

      Group Doueh mixes blues with Saharan traditions

      Wynton Marsalis goes beyond boundaries

      Songwriting well clearly hasn’t run dry for Lucinda Williams

      Madeleine Peyroux goes modern, relatively speaking

      Darcy James Argue uses his Secret Society to make political points

      Joani Taylor gives voice to an idol

      Bassist Christian McBride is happy to play a supporting role

      Saxophonist Colin Stetson is a game-changer

      Pianist Kris Davis plays a little bit of everything