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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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Winnipeg Jazz Festival Review: Larry and his Flask with The Schomberg Fair at The Pyramid Cabaret

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  June 30, 2012 @ 2:06pm

"I'm so sorry, this is not jazz," proclaimed a flustered patron to his table.

It was midway through Larry and His Flask's set. The man was in a suit and accompanied by two women in fancy dresses. Everyone else in The Pyramid Cabaret was dressed casual, in vests or had facial hair. After killing another shot, the trio departed.

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Following concerts by The Roots, The Slew, and others, the Winnipeg Jazz Festival ends with a weekend of free outdoor shows

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 5, 2010 @ 11:42pm

After an amazing opening weekend, the 2010 TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival continued on throughout the week and closing weekend with a series of concerts from great performers and, generally, just a lot of fun!

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Roy Hargrove, Buck 65, and Toshi Reagon kick off the opening weekend of the 2010 Winnipeg Jazz Fest

Posted by: Paul Little  //  June 29, 2010 @ 4:18am

After offering up a "preview concert" last Wednesday night featuring living legend Sonny Rollins (a show I unfortunately had to miss because I was out of town), the newly-named TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival officially kicked off this past weekend.

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