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The Canadian Jazz Festival swings into Calgary

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The four-day Canadian Jazz Festival gets underway in Calgary Thursday, an event put on by Jazz YYC!

One of the themes of the festival is the various styles and rhythms of the genre from different parts of Canada

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – The four-day Canadian Jazz Festival gets underway in Calgary Thursday, an event put on by Jazz YYC!

One of the themes of this year’s festival is the various styles and rhythms of the genre from different parts of the country.

“We have our main Canadian series running at the Ironwood which is running from Thursday to Sunday, and then we have our Alberta series which is at Lolita’s on Friday and Saturday, and of course our headliner at the National Music Centre on Friday,” said local bass player Kodi Hutchinson.

The headline act is The Montreal Guitar Trio who take the stage at Studio Bell, Friday night.

Performances and workshops are being held at a number of venues in Calgary.

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