PHOTOS: Parliament-Funkadelic legend Bootsy Collins brings the funk to the Toronto Jazz Festival

Funk was in the house on Saturday night at the Toronto Jazz Festival. The bass legend that is Bootsy Collins made a long awaited concert stop in the city. Bootsy rose to prominence with James Brown in the sixties, and then Parliament-Funkadelic in the seventies. Bootsy’s work is credited with being a driving influential force […]

BLOG: The lesson of shooting Spanish Harlem Orchestra – find different shooting spots till your happy with the composition

After an amazing opening night Aretha Franklin gave The Toronto Jazz Festival on Friday, I returned Sunday to the main stage tent for The Spanish Harlem Orchestra – a Grammy award winning latin dance music band that I figured would be a fun show under the main stage tent (and it was.) I was quickly […]

Aretha Franklin kicks off 25th anniversary edition of the Toronto Jazz Festival

(June 24, 2011) The Toronto Jazz Festival kicked off it’s 25th anniversary edition with the legendary Aretha Franklin.