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January 2017

NU SOUNDS: Marco Castillo

January 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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Marco Castillo considers the groundbreaking father of post-bossa music, Hermeto Pascoal to be his biggest influence. Pascoal was an eccentric, experimental, virtuosic player, and underrated legend who shaped Brazilian music as we know it. Castillo will pay homage to his hero's innovative sound and play some originals inspired by the Pascoal sound. Nu Sounds is about bold ideas and daring creative pursuits. The results have always been incredible and have delighted, engaged, and challenged the audiences. Jazz Winnipeg is delighted…

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February 2017

Measha Brueggergosman: Songs Of Freedom

February 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1Z8 Canada
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Jazz Winnipeg is pleased to present Measha Brueggergosman's powerful project, Songs Of Freedom. Breuggergosman is one of Canada's foremost opera stars who is got back to her cultural and musical roots with the project, spearheaded last year. Involving a documentary, a journey to her family's homeland of Cameroon, and an exploration of her Nova Scotian roots, Brueggergosman's voice shines while taking on these powerful songs of freedom. The importance and impact of the project can, perhaps, best be explained in…

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NU SOUNDS: Keith Price

February 19, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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Some of Winnipeg's tightest jazz musicians join forces with some of Winnipeg's most powerhouse vocalists to present songs from a bountiful songbook of contemporary indie/pop music. The ensemble will put their own spin on songs by artists like The Alabama Shakes, Wilco, The Weakerthans, and Sufjan Stevens while creating a lyrical story arc that accompanies the incredible musicianship. It's Keith Price like you've never seen him and these songs like you've never heard them. Nu Sounds is about bold ideas…

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March 2017

NU SOUNDS: Collection Get

March 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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Eliot Britton and Grace Hrabi have been creating electronic music together since 2009. Their contrasting aesthetics and performing styles first converged in Montreal under the band name Collection Get. Their debut album Save. As... is a celebration of contrast and technological colour, infusing Grace’s human elegance into Eliot’s intricate and funky compositional language. The resulting project delivers a unique show and listening experience, offering a fresh perspective on two of Winnipeg’s musical highlights, jazz and electronic music. Where the album Save.…

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April 2017

NU SOUNDS: Amber Epp

April 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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Join us for a jazz interpretation of The Great Canadian Songbook. Amber Epp transforms songs that you love from classic Canadian artists like Leonard Cohen, The Guess Who, and Joni Mitchell while infusing the set with tunes by contemporary artists like Tegan and Sara and Feist. The furthest thing from a cover band, Epp and company want to preserve the original spirit of the work while presenting it with a new energy. Epp's process is to retain the original melody…

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