Find your family’s jazz… For free! The Edmonton International Jazz Festival is thrilled to add the inaugural edition of Jazz In The Park to its line-up, Saturday, June 27 from noon to 8pm on the Shumka Stage in Louise McKinney Park. This free, family friendly event includes performances by Edmonton trumpeter Joel Gray; Alberta’s own Latin-jazz band, Bomba!; soulful Canadian chanteuse Ndidi Onukwulu; internationally-acclaimed Quebec saxophonist Yannick Rieu; the city’s only professional jazz Big Band, the Edmonton Jazz Orchestra with Alfie Zappacosta; and high-energy, Afro-Cuban jazz sensations Maraca.
Countless varieties of jazz echo from venues throughout Edmonton as the finest musicians from around the city, country and world play the Edmonton International Jazz Festival June 26 to July 5. For more the complete Festival line-up, schedule and admission information, including details on discount ticket packages, please visit http://www.edmontonjazz.com.