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(Concert Review) Montreal Jazz Festival (I)

Joy Frempong of Filewile performing at Montreal Jazz (photo by Seth Rogovoy)

MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL Saturday, June 25, 2011 Review by Seth Rogovoy (MONTREAL) – It didn’t take long to be reminded why I keep coming back to the Montreal International Jazz Festival. It’s the element of surprise and discovery, more than anything, that makes a festival appealing. Sure, there’s the opportunity to hear tons of…

(Concert Review) Montreal International Jazz Festival 2010 – Zornfest

Laurie Anderson, John Zorn and Lou Reed

Review by Seth Rogovoy Photos by Denis Alix, Courtesy FIJM (Montreal, Quebec, July 2, 2010) – There was a moment early into Friday night’s concert at the Montreal International Jazz Festival by Lou Reed, John Zorn, and Laurie Anderson, that felt perhaps like the legendary world premiere of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. Apparently a small…