Jazz Performance and Education Centre
Blue Note
The Best of Blue Note
Wayne Shorter
Wayne Shorter
Photograph by Frances Wolff, courtesy of Mosaic Records

celebrating 80 years of the finest jazz.
October 26, Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive, North York
The concert will pay tribute to JPEC’s co-founder,
Rochelle Koskie

Rochelle Koskie
(see News)
JPEC Busy with AgaKhan Partnership
JPEC Continues to Support
Students and Rising Stars of Jazz
Diwan Students
Diwan Restaurant and JPEC’s Rising stars have entertained diners since April 2019 at the Aga Khan Museum. Dinner and brunch guests have been thrilled to hear some of the finest young musicians in the GTA.
And the young musicians are delighted to have an opportunity to play in front of a live audience.
Thank you Diwan Restaurant for your encouragement in this endeavour.
New JPEC Series Generations Launches Nov. 14 at Aga Khan’s Bellerive Room Mike Murley
A beautiful room, an intimate setting and a chance to hear musical partnerships of great musicians and up-and-coming ones. This is what Generations is all about. Save the date November 14 for the combo of Toronto icon, Mike Murley and his chosen colleagues
Wynton Marsalis Lets the Orchestra Shine in His Violin Concerto Mike Murley
By Seth Colter Walls
After a drought of recordings, Wynton Marsalis is back in full force, including new versions of some orchestral compositions.
Credit: Maridelis Morales Rosado for The New York Times
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Francis Wolff Cover Photo
The Blue Note Years
The Jazz Photography of Francis Wolff

Forward by Herbie Hancock
“Blue Note was exposing the talents of a lot of young musicians who became influential leaders in their own right. It influenced the whole jazz scene.
Their whole strategy was to present this music to the people and capture the spirit of true jazz improvisation and the youthful vitality that was so important in jazz.”

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