Jazz Winnipeg Launches 2017/18 Season of Innovative Nu Sounds Series

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Music fans have some new music to look forward to this year. Jazz Winnipeg has unveiled details for the latest edition of its innotivative Nu Sounds Series, which gives homegrown talent the unique opportunity to explore new, risky ideas, and connect with new fans. The Park Theatre will once again host the four-concert series. 

Bilingual singer/songwriter and 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards double nominee Kelly Bado kicks the series off on October 22 with her new Pop Goes The World project. 

On November 19, concert goers have a chance to see a new side of acclaimed roots trio Red Moon Road with their electronica-inspired side project Blinker Phase tribute.

Two of Manitoba's migrant communities come together for a modern jazz twist on traditional songs from Chile and Russian Mennonites with Jaime Carrasco and Jesse Kraus' Ensemble for Migrant Stories on January 18. 

Closing out this edition of Nu Sounds on February 25 is The Bridge Program: From Syria to North America, which brings together a Canadian saxophonist, a Syrian keyboardist, and a group of students from around the world. 

 

"We're trying some new things, showcasing some new artists, and expanding the scope of the program," said artistic director Michael Falk in a release. "There's some exciting collaborations, and creative musical storytelling from our diverse jazz community."

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