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Banff Jazz

Hot Springs. Cool Sets.
The Jazz stars of tomorrow jam with internationally acclaimed mentors, including jazz pianist, composer, and program director Vijay Iyer, saxophonist Steve Coleman, double-bassist Reggie Workman, and Grammy Award-winning drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts.

With 20 performances across three venues, Banff Jazz includes three ticketed Saturday Night Concerts (May 24, May 31, June 7) plus FREE Jazz Talks, Jazz Clubs in “The Club”, Late-Night Jazz in Maclab Bistro at The Banff Centre. The Saturday night concerts will see the top jazz artists in the world playing alongside their students, who are the participants in the Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music.

Saturday Night Concerts

May 24, May 31, June 7
$25 | Senior/Student $22

Stay at The Banff Centre from $125 per night

Contact The Banff Centre Box Office for information on tickets and accommodation.

Don't miss the Banff Jazz special dining offers.

Above photos: Scenic images courtesy of Banff/Lake Louise Tourism; Vijay Iyer © Jimmy Katz

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Co-founded by Oscar Peterson in 1972.

The Jazz program is generously funded by TD Bank Group as the Lead Supporter.

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