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This Sunday from 8-9am, it’s another edition of Arts Toronto with your host Mark Wigmore on Jazz FM 91

This episode:

Volta is the brand new big top show by Cirque du Soleil. It’s the Montreal company’s 41st original production since 1984. This latest offering from cirque a departure of sorts, including extreme sports like street acrobatics and mountain biking, and a space-age soundtrack from Electronic group M83. It opens at its usual Toronto home of the Portlands on September 7th. Mark Wigmore welcomes aerialist, dancer, choreographer and Newmarket native Joey Arrigo, and Trial Bike Performer/Bycrobat Trevor Bodogh of St. Catherines, to the Jazz FM91 Studios.

And Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World is the latest from Director Catherine Bainbridge. It received quite the welcome back in April when it was screened at the Hot Docs International Documentary festival, winning the coveted Audience Choice Award. Rumble tells a profound tale about a missing chapter within the story of American Musical History. Specifically, the Indigenous influence on everything from jazz to blues to rock and roll, hip hop, and heavy metal. The film profiles jazz star Mildred Bailey, blues legend Charley Patton, rock and roll maverick Link Wray, heavy metal drummer Randy Castillo, Jimi Hendrix, and many others. It features interviews with Iggy Pop, Robbie Robertson, Steve Van Zandt, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Taj Mahal, Tony Bennett, Slash and Steven Tyler. Rumble begins a two week run at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema on Friday July 28th. Mark speaks to Catherine Bainbridge from her home in Quebec.

(Mildred Bailey Photo Courtesy of Getty Images)

All that, Garvia Bailey on the music of Warren Wolf, and beautiful jazz for a summer Sunday morning.

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Looking ahead to the July 30th episode of Arts Toronto:

Mark has a preview of TIFF 2017

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