New season, new venue, same great music.
This winter, live from The Great Hall in downtown Toronto, JAZZ.FM91 presents the 44th annual Sound of Jazz concert series.
Six unique concert events featuring an all-star mix of Canadian jazz legends and talented newcomers.
- JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band with Brandi Disterheft – March 12
- My Kinda Jazz: A Celebration of Jeff Healey – March 26
All Sound of Jazz seating is general admission — first come, first seated. Doors open at 6:30 pm for a 7:30 pm start.
- Single tickets: $55
Tax receipts are not issued for this series.
Swinging with Count Basie and Duke Ellington featuring Brandi Disterheft
One of Canada’s most formidable bassists and gifted composers, Brandi Disterheft will join the promising young jazz musicians of JAZZ.FM91’s Youth Big Band and Youth Seminar Band in a special performance of music from the legendary Count Basie and Duke Ellington.
The JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band and Youth Seminar Band are concert jazz ensembles made up of high-school and middle-school students from across the Greater Toronto Area. Help support our youth and emerging Canadian jazz musicians.
My Kinda Jazz: A Celebration of Jeff Healey
His unique guitar style, powerful trumpet playing and soulful voice created a musical legacy. His encyclopedic knowledge of traditional jazz music created My Kinda Jazz, the long-running JAZZ.FM91 program. Jeff Healey… a Juno winner, a Grammy nominee, and a Canadian music icon. JAZZ.FM91 presents My Kind Jazz: A Celebration of Jeff Healey, featuring original members of the Jazz Wizards with special guest vocalist Terra Hazelton, performing the music of the 1920s and 1930s that Jeff loved so much.
- JAZZ.FM91 presents… the Youth Big Band featuring Brandi Disterheft
- March 12, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm