A free outdoor concert series at Mel Lastman Square featuring some of Ontario's best live swing, big band and jazz acts
Date: Sunday, July 5 to Sunday, August 16, 2015
Time: 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Location: Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street
July 5 - York Jazz Ensemble
Performing since 2000, this nine-piece jazz band is comprised of trumpet, trombone, baritone, tenor and alto saxophones, piano, bass, guitar and drums.
July 12 - The Ragweed Jazz Band
The music of the Ragweed Jazz Band is for listening, dancing, tapping toes, and remembering the golden years of jazz.
July 19 - Uptown Swing Band
The Uptown Swing Band is a 10-piece dance band whose repertoire celebrates the best swing music from the 30s, 40s and 50s.
July 26 - JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band
Established in 2008, the JAZZ.FM91Youth Big Band is a dynamic ensemble featuring middle and secondary school students performing classic and contemporary jazz at venues throughout Ontario.
August 2 - Philips Westin Orchestra
Over the past 12 years, this high-calibre team of musicians blend jazz, Latin, swing, R&B, funk, blues, pop, rock and show tunes.
August 9- Casablanca Orchestra
The Casablanca Orchestra delivers a high energy performance with their international cast of artists as they perform swing, Latin and jazz favourites from the 30s to 90s.
August 16 - Toronto All-Star Big Band
One of the most exciting bands around, the Toronto All-Star Big Band revives the spirit, style and sound of the 30s, 40s and 50s.