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Event Archive - Elizabeth Shepherd Trio, Celso Machado, Sicilian Jazz Project, L'Orkestre Des Pas Perdus, Orquesta Goma Dura

Sun. June 29th 2008 Roundhouse - David Lam Park Stage (All Ages)
12pm - 10pm


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Elizabeth Shepherd Trio

Elizabeth Shepherd pushes the boundaries of what is considered conventional jazz, all the while creating a sound completely her own. From the Jazz Café in London, England, to the Cotton Club in Tokyo, Elizabeth has captivated audiences and critics on both sides of the pond. Voted NOW Magazine’s “Best Toronto Vocalist” in 2007 and “Best Tor... more info

Celso Machado

Celso Machado (Solo) There are few performers in the world today as versatile and fascinating as guitarist/singer/percussionist Celso Machado. Brazilian-born and Vancouver-based, Machado delights his audiences with his subtle mixture of musical inspiration, irresistible rhythm, and inspired lunacy. He is a highly respected multi-instrumentalist an... more info

Sicilian Jazz Project

Toronto guitarist Michael Occhipinti’s newest undertaking is the Sicilian Jazz Project. Using Sicilian folk music, often from 1950’s field recordings by musicologist Alan Lomax, Occhipinti rearranges simple melodies into music with different metres and harmonic structures, which are better suited to improvisation and the harmonic changes of cur... more info

L'Orkestre Des Pas Perdus (Jazz)

Montreal ’s L’Orkestre Des Pas Perdus (the Lost Steps Orchestra) is a six-piece brass band that draws on diverse inspirations such as Frank Zappa, Nino Rota and Carla Bley. Innovative and energetic, the O.P.P. combine the joy of circus music with more than a hint of postmodern cabaret: in other words, these talented artists can be ironic and se... more info

Orquesta Goma Dura

The Jazz Festival roars to a closing crescendo with a huge dance party in the park. Vancouver’s acclaimed 20-piece powerhouse Orquesta Goma Dura will provide the sizzling salsa and non-stop Latin groove rhythms. Led by trumpeter/composer John Korsrud, and boasting the best resident jazz and Latin music all-stars, this musical juggernaut smokes it... more info