Pioneering Jamaican Jazz-Ska guitarist Ernest Ranglin (August 5 at 3 p.m. ) and effervescent Jamaican pianist Kathy Brown (August 5 at 2 p.m.) perform as part of the Island Soul festival. On August 10, as part of the Hot and Spicy Food festival, innovative U.S. trio The Bad Plus perform one of their intense live sets at 9:30 p.m. while on August 12 at 4:30 p.m.
Ottawa singer-songwriter Kellylee Evans performs a dynamic set of Urban Jazz originals. In 2004 Evans was awarded second place in the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition, at The Kennedy Center. For more information please contact Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West, Toronto) at 416-973-4000.