NuJazz Festival

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Country and Region CanadaOntario
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Festival Contact Information

Jay Cleary, Director
Sebastian Cook, Media

Festival Description

Since 2004, promoter Jay Cleary has been an essential part of the Toronto music scene, tirelessly promoting hundreds of his own events under the much-loved banner and lending support & expertise to other promoters on many more. Jay’s moving to New York City in the New Year (2012) and will be leaving some big shoes to fill — but not before putting on the biggest and most exciting Nujazz Festival ever!

The Nujazz Festival is produced with the financial support of the Ontario Arts Council & Toronto Arts Council. Presentation partners include: Do Right Music, United Soul, Toronto Downtown Jazz, Small World Music, Batuki Music Society, CIUT 89.5 FM, Manifesto, Fusicology Toronto and Toronto Jazz Buzz.

Former festival headliners include: Tortured Soul, Aloe Blacc, DJ Shadow, Jazzanova (Germany), The Herbaliser Band (London, UK), Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (NYC), Mark de Clive-Lowe (New Zealand), Rich Medinam Nickodemus (NYC), Jose James (London, UK) . They were joined by some of the most exciting live acts from all across Canada, including: Elizabeth Shepherd, Souljazz Orchestra, Maylee Todd, King Sunshine, Grand Analog, Planet Earth and The National Parcs.

Festival Dates November 9 - 24, 2013
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