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2012 TD Jazzfest Band Ninetymiles [photo courtesy of DevinDeHaven]
Ottawa (Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2012) – With its most ambitious programming schedule ever the TD Ottawa International Jazz Festival has further cemented its place as the event for discerning music fans in the Capital. Boasting a lineup as diverse as it is expansive, the 32nd edition brings over 900 of the world’s finest musicians to the Festival’s one of a kind venue at Confederation Park in the heart of downtown. In 2012, the Festival will present more concerts than ever before with more than 120 over the 11-day run from June 21-July 1.
This year’s programming demonstrates the commitment to curatorial excellence that has become the Festival’s hallmark. Bassist, composer, bandleader and one-time member of Miles Davis’ fabled band, Dave Holland is the first-ever artist-in-residence. He will put his musical vocabulary on display with three unique performances June 22-24. Read the rest of this entry →