Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Canada Jazz with David Ryshpan

July 9, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
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Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Canada Jazz with David Ryshpan
The pianist and disc-jockey shares music from some of his favorite modern Canadian jazz artists — the Doxas Brothers, Jérôme Beaulieu, Rich Brown, Kenny Wheeler, and Field Trip – with WBGO’s Simon Rentner at the Montreal Jazz Festival.

Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Tom Harrell’s Colors of a Dream

July 9, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
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Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Tom Harrell’s Colors of a Dream Trumpeter Tom Harrell shares a song he wrote in his dreams, talks Debussy, praises cellist Rubin Kodheli, and remembers Horace Silver with WBGO’s Simon Rentner at FIJM 2014.

Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Toronto’s BADBADNOTGOOD

July 9, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
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Montreal Jazz Fest 2014:  Toronto’s BADBADNOTGOODThe far-fetched story of Toronto jazz students becoming hip hop stars.  BADBADNOTGOOD speaks to WBGO’s Simon Rentner at the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival.

The Checkout: July 7, 2014 (Montreal Jazz Fest Edition Part II)

July 9, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
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The Checkout: July 7, 2014 (Montreal Jazz Fest Edition Part II)

On the scene of the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival:  Tom Harrell thinks of melodies in his dreams, and shares his appreciation for Debussy, Rubin Kodheli, and Horace Silver.  Pianist David Ryshpan gives us a playlist of modern Canadian jazz.  And Toronto’s BADBADNOTGOOD’s internet stardom.

The Checkout: July 1, 2014 (Montreal Jazz Fest edition part I)

July 4, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
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The Checkout: July 1, 2014 (Montreal Jazz Fest edition part I)The 2014 Montreal International Jazz Festival rolls on with Monty Alexander, Vincent Réhel, and Baptiste Trotignon.

Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Monty Alexander

July 4, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
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Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Monty AlexanderPianist Monty Alexander tells the story of his remarkable journey from Jamaica to America with WBGO’s Gary Walker.

Monty Alexander performed at the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival.

Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Baptiste Trotignon

July 4, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
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Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Baptiste TrotignonPianist Baptiste Trotignon speaks to WBGO’s Simon Rentner at the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival about his duo project with tenor saxophonist Mark Turner “Dusk is a Quiet Place.”

Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Vincent Réhel

July 4, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
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Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Vincent RéhelPianist Vincent Réhel shares “Images du Lendemain” (Image of the Future), a recording featuring piano, organ, strings, and rhythm section.  Réhel speaks with WBGO’s Simon Rentner at the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival.