enhance the Jazz All-Year Round program!
Montreal, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 — Jazz All-Year Round,presented by TD Bank Group, boosts its fall 2018 and winter 2019 program by welcoming Jamaican singer Ziggy Marley, Canadian musician Harry Manx, Quebec voice-piano duo Marianne Trudel and Karen Young, as well as Indian sitarist Anoushka Shankar. Tickets for these concerts will go on sale at noon today.
Ziggy Marley, Rebellion Rises 2018 Tour — September 19, 8 p.m., MTELUS — Boasting eight Grammy awards, Ziggy Marley is back with a seventh studio album, Rebellion Rises. Entirely written, recorded and produced by the artist, the album shares a message of solidarity and commitment to social causes through activist lyrics and catchy melodies.
Harry Manx — October 13, 8 p.m., Gesù — Informed by Indian classical music and blues from the southern United States, Harry Manx is known for his engaging live shows. In 2017, he released his fifteenth album, Faith Lift, which he hopes will inspire and uplift his audience. Manx will offer a solo performance that promises to be memorable, showcasing his versatile talents as an instrumentalist.
Marianne Trudel and Karen Young, Portraits: The Songs of Joni Mitchell — October 26, 8 p.m., L’Astral — Singer Karen Young and pianist Marianne Trudel join forces for an intimate and moving concert. This year, they will release a tribute album, Portraits, The songs of Joni Mitchell,revisiting the songs of Joni Mitchell in a moving symphony to celebrate the singer-songwriter’s 75th birthday. The two outstanding artists bring their talent and amazing chemistry to the stage for an evening of marvellous musical performance and exploration.
Anoushka Shankar — May 3, 2019, 8 p.m., Monument-National — Fully trained by her father, Ravi Shankar, Anoushka has followed in the footsteps of the legendary sitar virtuoso and composer. Her stunning skills are evidenced on her many albums, which find her performing various forms of Indian classical music. Creative, charismatic and open-minded, Anoushka Shankar offers melodies that express messages of hope and peace.
- Monument-National: 1182 St. Laurent Boulevard; 514 871-2224 — monumentnational.com
- MTELUS: 59 Ste. Catherine Street East; ticketmaster.ca, admission.com or 1 855 790-1245 — montrealmetropolis.ca
- Gesù: 1200 De Bleury Sreet; 514 861-4036 ; admission.com or 1 855 790-1245 — legesu.com
- L’Astral (Maison du Festival): 305 Ste. Catherine Street West; ticketmaster.ca or 1 855 790-1245 — sallelastral.com