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2016-11-01

7:30PM

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"...Bunnett integrates her flute and soprano sax into the Cubans' music, giving us the best of the past and the contemporary." - JazzTimes

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque CD Release Show

Featuring: Jane Bunnett - Soprano saxophone, flute
Yissy Garcia - Drums
Elizabeth Rodriguez - violin, vocals
Dánae Olano - Piano
Magdelys Savigne - Batá drums, congas
Celia Jiménez - Bass

Multiple Juno Award winner, Jane Bunnett has turned her bands and recordings into showcases for the finest musical talent from Canada, the U.S and Cuba. She has been nominated for Grammy Awards, numerous Juno Awards, received a Order of Canada, The Queens Diamond Jubilee medal, and most recently Ontario's Premiers Award for Excellence. An internationally acclaimed musician, Jane Bunnett is known for her creative integrity, improvisational daring and courageous artistry. Her exploration of Afro-Cuban melodies expresses the universality of music and her ability to embrace and showcase the rhythms and culture of Cuba has been groundbreaking. She has toured the world bringing her own special sound to numerous JAZZ festivals, displaying her versatility as a tourist, saxophone player and pianist. As an educator, spokesperson and social activist, she remains unafraid to explore uncharted territory in her quest for excellence!

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