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Jazz in Toronto Presents: Jane Bunnett and Maqueque at El Mocambo



L to R: Tailin Marrero Zamora, Yissy García, Joanna Tendai Majoko, Mary Paz Fernández, Jane Bunnett, Dánae Olano. Photograph by Lauren Deutsch

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque are recording their exciting new project, Playing with Fire. But before they do, they are featuring the new sound for one night only at the Legendary Club El Mocambo, on Thursday, September 15, 2022.

Thu Sep 15 2022 | 7:00 PM (Doors 6:30 PM)
The Starlight Room at the El Mocambo
464 Spadina Avenue, Toronto ON M5T 2G8
$40 (plus fees + tax) Ages 19+


This is the first Maqueque show in Toronto in more than 3 years. Starting out as a project to support excellent young Cuban female players and composers, this dynamic cooperative has become one of the top jazz groups touring today, according to Downbeat Magazine’s Critics Poll.

Multiple tours in the US, Europe and Juno wins -and a Grammy Nomination- have propelled Maqueque to one of the top tier jazz bands playing today. YOU MUST SEE THEM LIVE! 

Jane Bunnett, Soprano Saxophone and Flute
Yissy García, Drums
Tailin Marrero, Bass & Vocals
Joanna Majoko, Vocals 
Dánae Olano, Piano & Vocals
and Introducing, Daniela Olano on Violin and Vocals

For the show and recording we are adding powerhouse guitarist Donna Grantis as our special guest.

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