The Georgia Straight guide to TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival 2014

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      As she helps kick off this year's TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Jill Barber reflects on how finding a home and happiness made Fool's Gold a challenge. We also have interviews with other festival performers from Vancouver and beyond.

      The fest takes place from June 20 to July 1 at various venues. Check back for updates.

      Jill Barber tackles the problem of happiness

      For the Hedvig Mollestad Trio, music makes great scenery

      Sax man Rudresh Mahanthappa explores ornamentation

      Julian Lage’s virtuosity gave Nels Cline a kick in the ass

      Norma Winstone put a new spin on Muppets and more

      Reticent Hiromi Uehara comes alive with her trio

      TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival features two musical takes on the Komagata Maru

      Hard Rubber Orchestra changed Darcy James Argue’s outlook

      Herbie Hancock contributes more than just music




      Jun 24, 2014 at 10:32am

      Why is the jazz fest so 'inclusive' of music that is clearly not even close to jazz? I know, I know, to sell tickets. But can't there be more jazz and less inclusivity?