$20 advance, $25 at the door
Door time: 6:00 pm, Show time: 7:00 pm
Dinner reservations guarantee seating. Call 416 588 0307 to reserve your table.
Reservations and menu information also available at lula.ca
Presented by: Lula Music And Arts Centre and CIUT 89.5 FM
New York City based jazz guitarist who played with Dizzy Gillespie for 14 years appears for the first time in Toronto in many years.
Guitarist with Dizzy Gillespie from 1978 to 1992, Ed Cherry performed in Gillespie's quartet and big band as well as with The United Nation Orchestra that recorded the Grammy Award-winning Live at Royal Festival Hall. Cherry has released five albums as a leader, the latest of which (Soul Tree, 2016) features Kyle Koehler on Hammond B3 and drummer Anwar Marshall. Cherry has also worked in Roy Hargrove's Crisol Latin jazz band and recorded with John Patton, Hamiett Bluiett, Jon Faddis, Paquito de Rivera and Henry Threadgill.
Presented by Lula Music and Arts Centre with support from Toronto Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council, Canadian Heritage and The Government of Ontario. Sponsored by CIUT 89.5 FM, Exclaim!, Barocco Coffee, Toronto Hispano, Telelatino/ Univision, Latinos Magazine and La Guia.
Lulaworld 2017: June 1 to 11
Celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of the world music venue Lula Lounge, the 2017 Lulaworld festival will bring together artists with roots in Cuba, Chile, Tibet, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Portugal and beyond for eleven days of original collaborations and newest projects that cross borders, genres and generations.
This year’s edition of Lulaworld features more than 20 performance including two CD releases, a street mural project, lessons in Brazilian forró, Cuban salsa, and Tibetan dance a panel on music in the media and a community street brass band performance that you can take part in.
All concerts at Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas Street West, Toronto except the daytime concerts on June 3 which will be at the outdoor stage at Dundas West Fest at 1630 Dundas West.
Full line up at lulaworld.ca and lula.ca.