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Charlene Diehl

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Articles by Charlene Diehl

brilliant corners  -  [ May/June 2017: Buster Williams (Festival Edition) ]

Reel Jazz

Cinematheque, the spunky indie cinema just across from Old Market Square, is getting in on the jazz action during the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival, offering a line-up of great films for jazz lovers. Mavis (2015) is a documentary about the soul legend and civil rights activist Mavis Staples, one of this year’s featured artists […]

home cookin'  -  [ May/June 2017: Buster Williams (Festival Edition) ]

Luc Guenette

Luc Guenette was playing the electric bass in high school until Steve Kirby put an upright in his hands at the U of M Summer Jazz Camp. He says he had to build the right muscles to hold it and deal with never-ending blisters, but he wouldn’t dream of switching now. He leads Sir Luc […]

May/June 2017: Buster Williams (Festival Edition)  -  [ tune-up ]

Showing Your Maths

Every year, the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival offers a series of free Jazz Labs where anybody interested in this music can take in some behind-the-scenes conversation about what goes into this music. Tuesday, June 20 – Gabriel Palatchi is a young Argentinian pianist who is putting a fresh spin on Latin jazz. His influences, […]

brilliant corners  -  [ May/June 2017: Buster Williams (Festival Edition) ]

Bokanté

Fans of Snarky Puppy will be excited to know that founder Michael League has kicked off a new project. Bokanté—which means “exchange” in Creole—is a gathering of eight dynamic musicians from several continents, all working at the top of their game. Two-time Grammy award-winning guitarists Michael League, Chris McQueen, and Bob Lanzetti, all from Snarky […]

May/June 2017: Buster Williams (Festival Edition)  -  [ reflections ]

Waiting for Wings

A lovely young friend of mine showed up at my door a couple of weeks back with a big branch of pussywillows—she knows me well. I plunked them in a vase, and in return for water, they have been giving me a little buzz of happiness each time pass by. I clearly am on the […]


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