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Two new additions to the program: JD McPherson and Max Richter

Montréal, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 —The program of the Jazz All-Year Round series presented by the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal and TD just got even better! In keeping with its mission to present concerts throughout the calendar year, the Festival is adding two new shows to its agenda. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 12 at noon. Exclusive presale for Spectra Newsletter subscribers: Thursday, January 11, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.


With a passionate, irresistible fusion of good ol’ rock’n’roll and modern influences, singer-guitarist JD McPherson returns with a new album, Undivided Heart & Soul, recorded in Nashville: solid, banging rock’n’roll from an open-hearted artist revealing his fully mature talents as a songwriter.

April 14, 8 p.m, L’Astral



Max Richter
Featuring the ACME ensemble performing music from Infra and The Leftovers

Max RichterConsidered among the most influential composers of his generation, post-minimalist virtuoso Max Richter upends conventions: pianist, producer, arranger and collaborator, he is also an extremely prolific contemporary artist. Accompanied by the excellent American Contemporary Music Ensemble, he will perform two of his recent works: the soundtrack to TV series The Leftovers and the music of the ballet Infra by Wayne McGregor.

October 9, 8 p.m., Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts

Tickets on sale Friday at noon

Exclusive presale for Spectra Newsletter subscribers: tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Place des Arts: 175 Ste. Catherine Street West; 514 842-2112, 1 866 842-2112 or

L’Astral (Maison du Festival): 305 Ste Catherine Street West; or 1 855 790-1245 —

Some tickets remain for these concerts

Natural Wonder, The Ultimate Stevie Wonder Experience — January 17, 8:30 p.m., Corona Theatre
French Quarter avec Yacine Boularès, Samy Thiébault et Perrine Mansuy feat. Christophe Leloil — January 18, 8 p.m., L’Astral
The Devil Makes Three — January 19, 8 p.m., MTELUS
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox — January 31, 8 p.m., MTELUS
Valerie June — February 9, 8 p.m., Gesù
Nils Frahm, All MelodyMarch 22, 8 p.m., MTELUS
Too Many Zooz — March 31, 8 p.m., L’Astral
Ana Popović — April 22, 8 p.m., L’Astral

A non-profit organization, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal is pursuing its mission of disseminating and developing jazz and its musical cousins for the 17th year in a row, by reinvesting its potential surpluses in the presentation of special concerts at its Jazz All-Year Round series. With support from Canadian Heritage, it can thus offer Canadians and visitors to the city the chance to experience the rhythms of jazz all-year round!

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