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Heavy Friends
Saturday June 18th, 2016 with Lady Mary and Vicomte Regis
Expectations

Looking forward to the Ottawa Jazz Festival, with tracks from artists to look out for.
Heavy, Heavy, Heavy
Geraldo Pino and the Heartbeats - Afro Rock - Kona 02009
Starting out our journey this evening with Kamasi Washington, tenor saxophonist/composer behind last spring's hefty and much-accoladed 'The Epic'. Two tracks from 'The Plan' and one from 'The Historical Repetition'. Washington plays the NAC next Wednesday, June 22.
Final Thought
Kamasi Washington - The Epic - Brainfeeder (2015)
The Rhythm Changes
Kamasi Washington - The Epic - Brainfeeder (2015)
Malcolm's Theme
Kamasi Washington - The Epic - Brainfeeder (2015)
A few pieces by/featuring saxophonist Joe Lovano and guitarist John Scofield, who play the NAC Theatre next Saturday, June 25.
Straight to the Point
Lonnie Smith - Afro-Desia - Groove Merchant 01975
Central Park West
Joe Lovano - From the Soul - Blue Note 01992
Past Present
John Scofield - Past Present - Impulse! 02015
And some croons for your ears from Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, playing the Confederation Park Stage next Sunday, June 26.
Stranger to My Happiness
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Give the People What they Want - Daptone, 02014
The Game Gets Old
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - I Learned the Hard Way - Daptone, 02010
a few tracks from Constellation artists Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld, playing Monday June 27; at 5 pm a collaboration, and at 9 pm Colin Stetson presenting a reimagining of Gorecki's 3rd symphony.
The Sun Roars Into View
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld - Never Were the Way She Was - Constellation 02015 Canadian
In the Vespers
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld - Never Were the Way She Was - Constellation 02015 Canadian
Never Were the Way She Was
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld - Never Were the Way She Was - Constellation 02015 Canadian
New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light
Colin Stetson - And In Truth - Constellation 02013 Canadian
And coming to Confederation Park on Tuesday June 26, and not to be missed: Buffy Sainte-Marie
Power in the Blood
Buffy Sainte-Marie - Power in the Blood - True North 02015 Canadian
Illuminations
Buffy Sainte-Marie - Adam - Vanguard 01969 Canadian
Also that night, an early show at 6 pm, catch The Thing, performing at the NAC Backstage.
India
The Thing - Boot! - The Thing Records 02013
There Is Shitloads of Red Meat Missing
The Thing - Mono - The Thing Records 02013
And be sure to catch Esmerine, Constellation artists, who perform that Thursday, June 30, at Marion Dewar Plaza (right in front of City Hall).
Dalmak
Esmerine - Barn Board Fire - Constellation 02014 Canadian
Lost Voices
Esmerine - 19/14 - Constellation 02015 Canadian
That same evening, you can catch the Chick Corea Trio, with Corea, Christian McBride on bass, and percussionist Bryan Blade
Trilogy
Chick Corea Trio - Work - Concord 02013
Saturday, July 2, activist and singer Michael Franti and Spearhead are featured in Confederation Park.
Subterranean Homesick Blues
Michael Franti - Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Celebrating 50 Years of Amnesty International - Universal 02012
Chimes of Freedom
Michael Franti and Spearhead - Everybody Ona Move - Anti-Liberation 02006
A bit of Iva Bittova, Czeck singer, violinist and composer; who performs in a duo with Peggy Lee on Sunday, July 3rd at the NAC.
Entwine
Iva Bittova - Farewell - Pavian 02014
Iva Bittova
Iva Bittova - Ples Upida (The Vampires' Ball) - ECM 02013
Elida
Iva Bittova and the Bang On a Can All-Stars - Elida - Indies 02006
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