Entries by jazzielf

Canadian Jazz Collective Get Cooking at Ronnie Scott’s Debut

By Kevin Whitlock for JAZZWISE FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2022 The all-star ensemble dazzled on their debut appearance at the iconic London jazz club Mix together a group of outstanding talents and you’ll get a stellar band, right? Not necessarily – the history of jazz (and rock, or football, for that matter) is littered with failed […]

London JAZZNEWS Live Review

The Canadian Jazz Collective at Ronnie Scott’s Kirk MacDonald, Derrick Gardner, Lorne Lofsky, Brian Dickinson, Neil Swainson, Bernd Reiter &Virginia MacDonald (Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, 11 May 2022. Live review by Charles Rees) The modern jazz audience has always been well acquainted with the sounds being pioneered in New York and other American cities. British […]

The Ronnie Scott’s Radio Show

On this week’s Ronnie Scott’s Radio Show, Ian Shaw is chatting Lorne Lofsky, Derrick Gardner and Kirk MacDonald from the Canadian Jazz Collective. Funkadelic will be bringing the funk, Alex Western-King and Cyrille Aimee the jazz, Stacey Kent and Vula will be singing as beautifully as they always do and we have livestream track from […]

London JAZZNEWS Feature/Interview

Canadian Jazz Collective (incl.Lorne Lofsky, Derrick Gardner and Kirk MacDonald) –European tour The world needs more Canada, as the saying has it. The May 2022 European tour by the seven-piece Canadian Jazz Collective will give a rare opportunity to hear seven of Canada’s top jazz musicians in an exciting new venture. They span the generations […]

CJC Sample Reel

Music SONG: On The Sierra Nevada ARTIST: Kirk MacDonald ALBUM: New Beginnings LICENSES: The Orchard Music (on behalf of 7 Arts Entertainment)