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Spotlight on French Jazz #3

June 17, 2014 | By francecanadaculture Canada

In partnership with TD Ottawa Jazz Festival and TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the Embassy of France in Canada, Institut Français, and the Consulate General of France in Vancouver are delighted to present Spotlight on French Jazz #3.

Spotlight on French Jazz is a program that highlights new French Jazz scene at jazz festivals throughout Canada between mid June and mid July. The festivals gather over 3,000,000 jazz enthusiastics!

2014 brings a very powerful and sweet programming to the festival. From June 23rd to July 4th, the Spotlight on French Jazz will showcase four ensembles, each with its own unique aesthetic and some of them highlighting vocal jazz. These ensembles will perform at the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival and also at Festival de Jazz de Montréal and Festival d'été de Québec.

This edition features Baptiste Trotignon & Mark Turner, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Macha Gharibian et Sandra Nkaké.