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Winnipeg Jazz Festival Review: Janelle Monae with Roman GianArthur at the Burton Cummings Theatre

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  July 3, 2012 @ 10:18pm

During his TD Jazz Lab at the Manitoba Music Conservatory, Lucky Peterson played to the people. Taking requests and telling tales, the Buffalo bluesman gave a preview of his storied career. Joined by his wife Tamara, Peterson encouraged audience participation through a number of classics and standards.

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Winnipeg Jazz Festival Review: The Hold Steady with Greg MacPherson at the Burton Cummings Theatre

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  July 1, 2012 @ 9:36pm

"Jazz is not just a genre of music," announced Steve Kirby.

The Manitoba bassist had Juss Jazz packed elbow-to-elbow while his hot quartet ended their set. As the evening unwound, venues facilitated genre-spanning performances all under the Jazz Festival banner.

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