Jazz Sudbury Returns with Live Festival, September 8-10
- Alex Cuba, winner of the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album.
- Avataar, featuring Sudbury’s Sundar Viswanathan, winner of the 2022 Juno Award for Jazz Album of the Year (Group).
- Caity Gyorgy, a sensational vocalist who is the winner of the 2022 Juno Award for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year.
- Rich Brown & the New Abeng Quartet, a fusion band with jazz-funk and jazz rock influences.
- ES:MO, the jazz duo of vocalist/pianist Elizabeth Sheppard and guitarist Michael Occhipinti.
- Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop, a Juno-award-winning jazz band.
- Tevet Sela with John Roney, a Montreal-based saxophonist, blending bop, blues and Middle Eastern influences
- Tio Chorinho, Canada’s first ensemble dedicated to Brazilian choro music, a blend of traditional and Afro-Brazilian jazz.
- Harvey King and the Grindstone, a Sudbury group that combines jazz, soul, and rock and roll.
- The Heavyweights Brass Band, some of the coolest, brashest young brass instrument players in Canada.
- Soul Stew, a Toronto band performing jazz, blues, and soul.
JAZZ WALK, SATURDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ & OPEN JAM SESSION
This year’s Jazz Sudbury Festival will also see the return of the downtown Jazz Walk, with the Nickel City Dixie Stompers leading a New Orleans-style jazz parade from the Alibi Room to Oscar’s Grill and 84 Station. The Jazz Walk concerts are free of charge and start at 12pm.
- The Zack Martel Trio, 12:15pm @ The Alibi Room
- Sundar Viswanathan Workshop, 1pm @ Place des Arts, Studio Desjardins
- The Tony Simpkin Trio, 2:30pm @ Oscar’s Grill
- The Sarah Craig Trio, 4:15pm @ 84 Station
- Open Jam Session, 11pm @ The Laughing Buddha
Jazz Sudbury is also introducing different ticketing options, including nightly concert passes, limited edition passes, and all-access passes. In addition to the nightly concerts, there will be after-concert performances in the Studio Desjardins at Places Des Arts, as well as daytime concerts at various clubs in the downtown.
Louis Simão, Festival Director
416 532 8209
ABOUT JAZZ SUDBURY
Jazz Sudbury is a charitable not-for-profit organization dedicated to inspiring appreciation for the colourful and diverse form of live music and by presenting the industry’s best in jazz, blues and world music through a festival, performances, and workshops.