Toronto 1983

Count Basie, Freddie Green & the Count Basie Orchestra at the Imperial Room. October 1983, Toronto.

Summer at Ontario Place: Wynton Marsalis, Bradford Marsalis, Tony William & Ron Carter. Toronto, 1983.

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And then there was Soul Brother Number 1: James Brown at the Imperial Room on an October weeknight for a mainly business crowd, including us. Near the end I too, was on the stage, camera in hand. Not jazz per se, but one of my big influencers from highschool days.