TD Grand Prize Jazz Award-winner, Quebec-native jazz trumpeter Rachel Therrien meets veterans of Toronto’s Cuban salsa scene!
Door opens: 6:30pm, Show starts: 7:30pm
Free before 8pm / $15 at the door after 8pm
One of the most-promising young artists to have emerged from the Montreal jazz scene in recent years, Rachel Therrien is known for her stylistic versatility and her sophisticated compositions. She recently returned from an extensive European tour and is working on her third album. For her Lulaworld performance, she is is joined by pianist Jesse Ryan, Jeremy Ledbetter, Anthony Szczachor and Roberto Riveron Mederos.
Dance Lesson with AfroLatino Dance Co.: 9:00 pm, Show starts:10:30 pm
Admission: $15 Cover includes dance lesson. Women free before 10pm
Dinner reservations guarantee seating. Dinner and show special $54
Led by piano player Jorge Betancourt and featuring some of the city's top players, Cafe Cubano is one was one of the first all-Cuban full salsa bands formed in Canada. They have spawned numerous other projects and continue to be trailblazers of Toronto timba scene.
Presented by Lula Music and Arts Centre with support from Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council — Conseil des arts de l'Ontario Conseil des arts de l'Ontario, Canadian Heritage and Government of Ontario Sponsored by NOW!, Exclaim!, CIUT 89.5, Wholenote, Barocco Coffee Company, Toronto Hispano, TLN Telelatino /Univision, Latinos Magazine, La-Guia Magazine and Toronto Entero