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Lulaworld Day 8: Ed Cherry Trio

June 08 clock 07:00 PM

Venue

Lula Lounge
Toronto, ON

plus Radar

Ticket Booth

Door Price is $25

General Admission

Presented by:

Lula Music And Arts Centre

Event Details

$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

 

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, Heritage Canada and The Government of Ontario.

 

Featured Program

Lulaworld 2017: June 1 to 10

Celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of the world music venue Lula Lounge, Lulaworld 2017 will once again bring together artists with roots in Cuba, Jamaica, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Portugal and beyond for 10 days of original collaborations and newest projects that cross borders, genres and generations.

This year’s edition of Lulaworld features 13 concerts including two CD releases, forró, rumba and Tibetan dance lessons, a workshop on mixing Latin and global live music, a panel on diversity in music journalism and a community street performance and mural project.

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.

Full line up at lulaworld.ca and lula.ca.