Dr. John, (born Malcolm John Rebennack Jr on November 21, 1940, in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a colourful pianist, singer, and songwriter, whose music spans, and often combines, blues, boogie woogie, and rock and roll. Professor Longhair was an important influence on Rebennack.
His musical career began as a session musician in New Orleans in the... more info
The TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival brings you as part of the Telus Series Mavis Staples.
Recently the winner of a Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement, Mavis Staples is one of soul and gospel’s definitive voices. Most famous for her work with gospel pioneers the Staple Singers, her career also encompasses solo projects i... more info