More images taken at the 2018 Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. The artists featured in the second instalment are: Deva Mahal, Diunna Greenleaf, Dwane Dixon, George Thorogood and Hanna Williams, who performed on stages from Place des Arts to the Blues Stage.
If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.
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Deva Mahal (pronounced ‘diva’) is a soul and R&B singer living in New York. Mahal is the daughter of US-American blues musician Taj Mahal.
When you hear Lady Diunna wrap her clear, gospel-steeped contralto around a blues or soul lyric, it’s immediately obvious you’re hearing the real deal.
Dr. Lonnie Smith
Dr. Lonnie Smith is an unparalleled musician, composer, performer and recording artist. An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades.
If Stevie Ray Vaughan, Billy Gibbons and Jeff Healey all lived in the same house , their next door neighbor would be Dwane Dixon.
George Lawrence Thorogood “high-energy boogie-blues”