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    A New Initiative to Support Toronto's Vibrant Jazz Scene

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    Toronto – This fall, Toronto Downtown Jazz (TDJ) is expanding its commitment to year-round jazz and offering support to local area musicians for their special projects. Through a juried process, successful applicants will obtain marketing and public relations support from TDJ, accessing a wealth of resources and contacts typically reserved for Festival related concerts only. From the Festival’s monthly electronic newsletter, to our website to a dedicated media release and more, TDJ Special Projects will help get the word out.

    Still a Lot to Mine From Ella's Life

    Tina Fabrique
    Tina Fabrique as Ella Fitzgerald in "Ella."

    If “Ella,” the Long Wharf Theater’s first production of the season, has a message about Ella Fitzgerald, it is that she was terribly unattractive and a horrible mother. Whether true or not, these attributes are treated as givens in this show. So maybe the producers should have a makeup artist drab down their star, Tina Fabrique, or recast the role.

    Sanborn Seeks Home High Note

    David Sanborn
    David Sanborn

    In 1989, after David Sanborn's career was taking off, the eclectic alto saxophone player purchased a 10-room apartment building on the Upper West Side and converted it into a single family home.

    Now he has put the townhouse, complete with a recording studio upstairs, on the market for $9 million, about five times the $1.45 million he paid for it. After more than four decades on the road that included an appearance at the Woodstock festival early in his career, Mr. Sanborn says he is ready for a lifestyle change.

    Jazz Legend Brubeck Undergoes Pacemaker Surgery

    Dave Brubeck
    Dave Brubeck

    (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. — A spokesman for Dave Brubeck says the jazz pianist is doing well after surgery at a Connecticut hospital to install a pacemaker.

    Solomon Burke Dies Aged 70

    Solomon Burke
    Solomon Burke

    Solomon Burke, the American singer, who died on October 10 aged 70, claimed to be the man for whom the term "soul music" was coined.

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