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Markham Jazz Festival Newsletter
October 19, 2020

TDMJF’s Fall / Winter Concert Series

Concert # 2 is this Sunday, October 25 (2 PM) with Spy Jazz, hosted by Jaymz Bee and featuring vocalists June Garber and Irene Torres

As announced in August, the 23rd season of the TD Markham Jazz Festival has evolved into a series of monthly online concerts through March 2021. Our second one happens this coming Sunday!
On the afternoon of October 25, all you have to do is go to and click on the “CONCERT LINK” button!  Grab a refreshment and connect with our link a few minutes before 2 pm so you’re all set for the performance.

Concert #2 – Sunday, October 25 – 2 pm

Spy Jazz with June Garber + Irene Torres, hosted by Jaymz Bee and featuring an all-star band – Eric St. Laurent (guitars) George Koller (basses), Great Bob Scott (drums and percussion), Attila Fias (keyboards) and Alison Young (saxes).

June Garber has toured and performed as a singer in major centres in Canada and the United States as well as Cuba, the Caribbean, Mexico, South Africa and Australia.  She has performed at jazz festivals throughout North America, including the TD Markham Jazz festival, and with big bands in Toronto and Sarasota, Florida. 
Irene Torres, originally from Lima, Peru, has studied under some of the most noteworthy vocal instructors in North America. Irene loves to perform and knows that music is worth every minute devoted to it.
JAZZ.FM91 radio personality Jaymz Bee hosts this delightful foray into James Bond theme songs and other favourites from the spy jazz catalogue. The concert will also include original material never heard before!
Great jazz live-streaming through our website every month!
Each concert takes place on the last Sunday of the month (except December), starting at 2 pm. Set your calendars now for these dates, and plan to tune in at  prior to each concert.  
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Thank you for tuning in and supporting live music!

In this extraordinary year, it is more important than ever that we all keep connected. The entire TDMJF Committee deeply appreciates your ongoing interest in live jazz in Markham. Our goal is to build a bridge to a better 2021.

We’re very grateful to the following generous organizations: our title sponsor, TD Bank; series presenting sponsor Kylemore Communities; concert presenter Pfaff BMW Markham / MINI; with sound support from Long&McQuade; cooperation with the City of Markham; and our steadfast government partners, as well as the community groups and companies who have stood by us for many years. Thank you!
The TD Markham Jazz Festival is a not-for-profit organization with a mandate to enrich cultural life in the region by bringing emerging and established jazz artists to Markham for all to enjoy. Established in 1998, the festival draws more than 25,000 residents and visitors to the streets of Unionville during the third weekend in August. Local and international artists deliver over 30 open-air performances during the weekend as well as in selected “hot spots” and at a ticketed opening-night concert. During the year, the festival hosts “Hot Spot Concerts” at selected venues in Markham. TD Canada Trust became its title sponsor in 2014.
Tel: 905-471-5299 (voicemail)

Contact Christie Day, Executive Director, at:
(647) 983-7777  or
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