Tag: Jazz

A Weekend At The Greatest Jazz Festival In The World – Part Two

Part one of this article can be found here. Words and photos by Aron Harris, except Hannah Williams photos ©Valerie Gay Bessette and Ian Anderson photos ©Benoit Rousseau As the festival team works, undoubtedly, right now to produce the 40th anniversary…

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Throwback Thursday Live Music Edition – Montreal Jazz Fest

*header photo by Valerie Gay-Bessette Last month Mark and I had the pleasure of attending Festival International de Jazz de Montreal. Now in its 38th year, Festival International de Jazz de Montreal (or Montreal Jazz Fest for short) ran for over…

Festival International De Jazz De Montreal – Our picks

This week I’m going to be heading to one of my favorite Canadian cities for a serious dose of amazing live music courtesy of the Festival International de Jazz Montreal. Since I’m hoping that a few of you lovely readers will…

Addicted Inspirations – Alex Pangman

This week’s inspirational individual is Juno nominated vocalist and double lung transplant survivor Alex Pangman. Known as “Canada’s sweetheart of swing”, Alex discovered her love of music very early. Born with Cystic Fibrosis lung disease, her family encouraged her to live life to…

Ask your #WCW with Florence K

*photo from florencek.com This week’s #womancrushwednesday is the sweet and stunning Florence K! This Quebecois songstress has been dazzling listeners in both english and french for years. Most recently, she teamed up with Platinum selling crooner Matt Dusk on wonderful cover of “Something…