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International Jazz Days tickets are now on sale.

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Band members

Mike Rud, guitar and vocals
David Restivo, piano
Jonathan McCaslin, drums
Steve Shepard, bass

  • Friday, Apr 28th, 2023
    8:30 PM - 10:45 PM

438 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Mike Rud is a JUNO award-winning jazz guitarist and songwriter. David Restivo is a 3-time winner of the National Jazz Awards’ Pianist of the Year Award and a JUNO-award nominee.

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Band members

Glennis Houston, vocals
Dave Kletke, vocals
Elliott Steinberg, vocals
Kim Szabo, vocals
Trish Evans, piano
Robin Tufts, drums
Jason Clarke, bass

  • Premiere Performance
    Saturday, Apr 29th, 2023
    8:30 PM - 10:45 PM

1229 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Lush Vocal Jazz’s inaugural performance at JazzYYC International Jazz Day Festival is Glennis Houston, Dave Kletke, Elliott Steinberg, and Kim Szabo, four professional vocalists coming together to do something we think is different for Calgary.

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Band members

Scott Morin, alto saxophone
Russ Broom, guitar
Angela Wrigley, vocals
Sheldon Zandboer, keys/organ
Jim Johnston, drums
Adam Pettigrew, upright and electric bass
Johnny Summers, trumpet/flugelhorn
Richard Harding, tenor saxophone and flute

  • Sunday, Apr 30th, 2023
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

1229 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The Ironwood Stage and Grill and promoter/JUNO-award-winning producer Scott Morin are excited to give Calgary music and Prince fans a beautiful night filled with soulful, jazz, and funky music, penned by the genius of Prince, in addition to hard bop classics from the Blue Note Records era.

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Save the date for our International Jazz Days Festival running April 27 – 30, 2023.

Our Summer Festival running June 28 – July 2, 2023

And our Canadian Festival running Nov 9-12, 2023.

JazzYYC | Canadian Festival

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