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The Heavyweights Brass Band Releases “Brasstronomical”

Whether receiving props from The Roots on Twitter, jamming with puppets on CBC Kids' Mamma Yamma, recording with the legendary Giovanni Hidalgo or being...

Regina Carter Quartet and Nnenna Freelon at Koerner Hall on Dec 14

Six-time Grammy Award nominee Nnenna Freelon has earned a well-deserved reputation as a compelling and captivating live performer. Regina Carter is a virtuoso jazz violinist who draws from a diverse well of influences...

Billy Cobham’s SPECTRUM 40 At The Flato Markham Theatre

Billy Cobham and his Spectrum 40 band performance in the renovated Flato Markham Theatre last Wednesday, October 9, 2013, was a real treat for...

Jeremy Ledbetter’s Canefire in Concert at Jazz Bistro

Canefire – Jeremy Ledbetter’s High Octane, Caribbean Jazz Powerhouse in Concert at Jazz Bistro in Toronto, on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 8:00 pm. Toronto-based...

5 CD Releases during Lulaworld 2013 at Lula Lounge

Since its inception in the local music circuit in 2002, Lula Lounge, a club with a vision, has become one of the most important...

Lulaworld 2013 – Lula’s Latin Soul

Lulaworld 2013 - Presented by Lula Music and Arts Centre May 10 to 31: 16 Concerts! 5 CD Releases! More than 120 artists representing more...

Danilo Pérez: Camino de Cruces – A World Premiere in Toronto

"This piece is based on my concept called three-dimensional music that combines jazz, Pan-American folklore, and classical music. It has melodic references to traditional...

Celebrating Jazz in April in Toronto

April is Jazz Appreciation Month (named by the Smithsonian Institution), culminating on the 30th with International Jazz Day (a project of UNESCO, organized by the Thelonious...

Cubano Be, Cubano Bop: A Memorable Night in Toronto with Poncho Sánchez

As part of the Royal Conservatory 2012-2013 Season, ¡Qué Rica Cuba! Series, Cubano Be, Cubano Bop: Poncho Sánchez and his Latin Jazz Band featuring...

Conversation with Amanda Martínez

As part of the Royal Conservatory 2012-2013 Season, World Music Series, World Music, Pop, Royal Conservatory Presents: Amanda Martínez with Special Guest Javier Limón...

Two Lessons in Ingenuity: Alfredo Rodríguez Trio & Tiempo Libre

“Rodríguez came to the world of modern music via Havana, Cuba. At that time his life, by his own...

Conversation with Jorge Gómez, Musical Director of Tiempo Libre

As part of the Royal Conservatory 2012-2013 Season, ¡Qué Rica Cuba! Series, "Tiempo Libre" makes an appearance at Koerner Hall in Toronto on Saturday,...

Eliades Ochoa: The Art of the Storyteller and the Making of History

It is a proverbial Act of God that the musician Eliades Ochoa should come from Santiago de Cuba. That, after all is where the...

Eliades Ochoa in Concert: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto

Direct From Cuba… Multi Grammy Award Winner Buena Vista Social Club Proudly Presents: Eliades Ochoa Live w/ special guest Laura Fernandez an infectious sound...

Pan American Latin Jazz Festival

The 2012 Pan American LATIN JAZZ Festival is a unique one-day event in Canada that will celebrate the culture of the Americas on Saturday, July 14 at Mel Lastman Square...

Hilario Durán Big Band with special guest Paquito D’Rivera

Grammy Award-winning sax master Paquito D’Rivera joined internationally renowned pianist and arranger Hilario Durán with his big band of 20 stellar Latin jazz artists. The concert...

Conversation with Jorge Luis Torres ‘Papiosco’

Conga player and percussionist Jorge Luis Torres “Papiosco” was born in Havana City in 1969 He began to play Cuban percussion as a 3 years...

LULAWORLD 2012 – Lula Lounge Turns 10

Lula Turns 10 and the World Helps Us Celebrate - LulaWorld 2012 Concert Schedule at a Glance - May 9: Autorickshaw w/ special guests Mark Duggan,...

Spanish Harlem Orchestra in Toronto

Directly from "El Barrio" - New York The Spanish Harlem Orchestra A Salsa Christmas Toronto, December 9, 2011 at the Koerner Hall Photographs by Atael Weissman.

Hilario Durán celebrates 35 years of musical career at the Royal Theatre in Toronto

Pianists abound in the Island of Cuba. Excellent pianists indeed, but only a selected group meet the high standards of virtuosity. Hilario Luis Durán...