Marsalis, Jorge join Montreal lineup
EmptyTORONTO -- Wynton Marsalis, the Roy Hanes Quartet and world music stars Manu Chao, Cesaria Evora and Seu Jorge will headline the 28th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, organizers said Tuesday.
Marsalis will appear with his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Ghanaian drum master Yacub Addy, while Cesaria Evora and Seu Jorge will share the stage at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier.
The Montreal International Jazz Festival, North America's largest outdoor and indoor jazz festival, also will include performances by Derek Trucks, Mark Murphy, Billy Cobham, Didier Lockwood and the North American premiere of the Spaghetti Western Orchestra, with their tribute to the film scores of Ennio Morricone.
The most recent performance announcements follow dates for the Dave Holland Quintet, Holly Cole, the Wayne Shorter Quartet, Joshua Redman, Keith Jarrett and Branford Marsalis that were unveiled in December.