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Lindsay Woolgar

Articles by Lindsay Woolgar

brilliant corners  -  [ May/June 2016: Kamasi Washington (Festival Edition) ]

The Tedeschi Trucks Band: Keep On Truckin’

The TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival features a wide range of music every year, from blues to bebop to electronic—and everything in between. The Tedeschi Trucks Band, featuring Winnipeg’s own guitar hero Joey Landreth as their guest artist, is decidedly on the blues end of that spectrum.  Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks are both accomplished […]

dreamscapes  -  [ November/December 2015: Grace Kelly ]

Hiatus Kaiyote

I’m going to tell you about a band that I dig so much, that I’m driving seven hours to Minneapolis to hear them play for the second time—in the middle of the week in October, no less. If you ask around the Desautels Faculty of Music these days, you’ll find a good number of us […]

brilliant corners  -  [ September/October 2015: Vincent Gardner ]

Omer Avital

Those of you who attended bassist Omer Avital’s 2013 performance at the Tarbut festival in Winnipeg will understand when I say that, hands down, my most disappointing music-related moment of this year was leaving New York City on the same evening that Omer Avital was at the Jazz Standard releasing his latest album, New Song. […]

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Esperanza Spalding: Meteoric

Bassist and vocalist Esperanza Spalding has been a household name in the jazz world for a few years now, ever since she burst onto the scene with her 2011 Grammy win for Best New Artist over contenders such as Mumford and Sons, Drake, and (most infamously) Justin Bieber. She was the first jazz musician to […]

brilliant corners  -  [ May/June 2014: Jimmy Greene ]

James Carter

I may be a bassist, but the one thing I would gladly give a gig up to is the left hand of a Hammond B3 organist. Winnipeg jazz fans will experience this soul-shaking sound (for which I feel simultaneous love and envy) on June 21, when the James Carter Organ Trio, featuring organist Gerard Gibbs […]

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