TD Victoria International JazzFest Presents: WILL BONNESS QUINTET
Winnipeg-based Bonness was the 2022 JUNO winner for “Jazz Album of the Year"
7:00pm - 9:30pm Doors at: 5:30pm
Event DescriptionWinner of the 2022 Juno Award for “Jazz Album of the Year (solo)”, and “Jazz Artist of the Year” at the 2022 Western Canada Music Awards, Winnipeg-based Will Bonness has been active on the international jazz scene for two decades. He has performed at many of the major jazz festivals in North America, as well as in the world’s most prestigious venues, with such luminaries as Avishai Cohen, Quincy Davis, and Jimmy Greene, among others. His performance career has led him to spend substantial time in New York City, where he has played at the Blue Note, Smalls, and Dizzy’s. With three releases to his credit: Subtle Fire (2009), Halcyon (2016), and Change of Plans (2020), Bonness has also appeared as an accompanist on almost 30 albums, many of which have been nominated for or won Juno and Western Canada Music Awards. Change of Plans has received international critical acclaim, and nearly a million streams on Spotify. Catch Will Bonness and his quintet live at TD JazzFest 2023! Virginia MacDonald clarinet, Jocelyn Gould vocals/guitar, Jonathan Chapman bass, Curtis Nowosad drums
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