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June 11, 2007

All-Canadian Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

Written by
cindy mcleod

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Canadian jazz and blues talent abounds at Port Hope Festival

The 6th Annual All-Canadian Jazz Festival takes place in Port Hope, Ontario, this September 21-23.

The three-day festival showcases emerging and established artists populating the Canadian jazz and blues scenes, in a variety of free and paid concerts.

Topping the bill are bassist Rosemary Galloway & her Quartet; B3 icon Doug Riley with Juno award-winning saxophonist PJ Perry and vocalist Dionne Tayler; and bluesman Harrison Kennedy among the many impressive names, as well as up an comers, pianist Elizabeth Shepard & her Trio, and vocalist Kellylee Evans, who is back by popular demand after appearing at last year’s event.

ALL-CANADIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL MAINSTAGE ROSTER

FRIDAY September 21

“Party on the Rock” with Harrison Kennedy, Kellylee Evans

SATURDAY September 22

**’Blow Your Own Horn’ Jazz Parade (Walton Street to Memorial Park)

Rosemary Galloway Quartet, Elizabeth Shepherd Trio, Swing Rosie, Emilie-Claire Barlow, TD Canada Trust Young Jazz Showcase, Doug Riley with PJ Perry and Dione Taylor

SUNDAY September 23

Sean Corcoran Sextet – Premiere of ‘The Ganaraska Suite’, Tom van Seters Quartet, TD Canada Trust Young Jazz Showcase, Robert Michaels and Cubamenco, Blue Dance Homecoming Concert, Toronto All Star Big Band

for more info visit www.allcanadianjazz.ca

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