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November 2019

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Alliance

November 17 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Seven Oaks Performing Arts Centre, 711 Jefferson Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 0P7 Canada
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$19 – $39

Recognized as masters on their chosen instrument, both Braid and Coté are celebrated as unique. innovative & intriguing composers. Coté's record, Lungta – an album ten years in the making – is a masterpiece in orchestration and playing. Braid's Corona Divinae Misericordiae was a 2019 Juno Award nominee. Both artists are smashing through conventional walls and creating music that is arresting, fresh & listenable. Together, Coté & Braid will debut a brand new piece commissioned by the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra.

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December 2019

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents For More Charlie Brown Christmas

December 7 - December 8
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Back by popular demand, the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, with actor Quinn Greene, revisits A Charlie Brown Christmas, this time with extra locations. We will also revisit ‘twas the night before Christmas and feature seasonal songs with Jayme Giesbrecht. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, 3:00 pm Sunday, Dec 8, 2019, 2:00 pm

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February 2020

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Lindo Maravilhoso!

February 9, 2020
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 340 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7 Canada
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$19 – $39

Drummer World’s 2019 winner of “Best Drummer – world Music” is the WJO’s very special guest for the rare opportunity to hear Samba and Bossa nova played at its finest. One of the most in-demand drummers in Brazil, Freitas has toured the world with Joäo Bosco, and has performed with Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Michel Legrand, John Patitucci, and most of Brazil’s top tier musicians over the course of his long and distinguished career. Winnipeg guitarist and singer Marco Castillo joins us…

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March 2020

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents RESPECT – The Music of Aretha Franklin

March 15, 2020 at7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0L5 Canada
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$19 – $39

The undisputed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin is synonymous with songs like Chain of Fools, Natural Woman, Freeway of Love, and RESPECT. Her lyrics were a harbinger of modern-day feminism; strong, independent, demanding of equality and freedom, sung with a voice that would accept nothing less. Joining the WJO for this show is a tour-de-force of local talent- Murray Pulver, Marc Arnould, Daniel Roy and Gilles Fournier, known collectively as Ego Spank, and vocalists Jennifer Hanson, Heitha Forsyth and Andrina…

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April 2020

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Carpathian Blues

April 26, 2020
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 340 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7 Canada
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$19 – $39

Jazz music, since its humble beginnings in Congo Square, has been a fusion of folk, classical and popular music. As the artform spread, jazz embraced and adapted music from all over the world, giving us countless flavours and variations. To help the WJO explore folk music in jazz, six-time Juno nominee John Stetch joins the group as our special guest. Stetch, over the span of his 154 recordings, has fused classical and folk music with his own fearless creativity, boundless…

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