JPEC 4th Annual Jazz Gala: Africville & Motown

George Weston Recital Hall

February 23, 2013

8:00 PM

Jazz Performance and Education Centre (JPEC) announces the fourth annual Jazz Gala evening in celebration of Black History Month; a tribute to Honourable Justice Michael H. Tulloch, Ontario Court of Appeal, the first African Canadian to serve on any provincial court of appeal. His appointment is a milestone for the black community and for Canada.


Africville Stories 
Africville Stories is a narrative and musical journey, a poignant combination of words and music by Joe Sealy from his Juno award winning “Africville Suite.” Featuring Joe Sealy, Jackie Richardson, Paul Novotny, Mark Kelso and Mike Murley.

Musicians for Motown
A salute to Motown with world-renown and award winning jazz musicians and vocalists, including Soul Stew, Toronto's legendary R&B soul, jazz band; Musical Director Roberto Occhipinti is joined by Alana Bridgewater, Michael Dunston, Kervin Barreto, David Gray, Joaquin, Nunez Hidalgo, Matt Horner, John Johnson, Mark Kelso and Michael Shand.