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Markham Jazz Festival 2006



Wil Gonidas from sponsor Bell Canada and Jack Heath, MJF Honorary Chair, seen at the Thursday evening Festival Launch at the Hilton Suites Conference Centre and Spa
 


Famous Jazz singer Bob Dorough performs at the Friday night Varley Art Gallery “Wine and Jazz” Gala Fundraiser


Bob Dorough  (Centre) surrounded by Markham Jazz Festival pals (l to r) Judi McIntyre (coordinator),  Josh Grossman (artistic director) and Jack Heath (honourary chair).
 


The Toronto Mass Choir kicks off the Sunday performances at the Bandstand;  gospel and jazz – a winning combination


Singer and guitarist Luis Mario Ochoa and  band Cimarron had the joint rocking!
 


Luis Mario Ochoa clearly having fun!


The unique sounds of Runcible Spoon are enjoyed at the Varley Art Gallery patio
 


Project Phoenix had the audience join in on the fun!


Man and dog – dancing to the infectious Project Phoenix funkilicious beat
 


Altamira Silver Sponsor folks at their booth


Valerie Shearman entertains at the Markham Farmers’ Market on Saturday. (photo courtesy of Economist and Sun photographer Sjoerd Witteveen)
 


Jazz singer Janelle Monique at the end of her performance!  Beauty and talent personified


Nimmons n’ Nine…Now!  perform at the Millennium Bandstand (Photo courtesy of Economist and Sun photographer Sjoerd Witteveen)
 


Diamond Sponsor Bell’s booth.


Michelle Homan of Gold Sponsor Greenbelt Volkswagen gets lots of attention as she shows off the brand new Volkswagon convertible hardtop!
 


Volunteer par excellence Bill Wilkinson selling T-Shirts, CDs, and dispensing information!


Jazz FM Host Jaymz Bee and MJF Marketing Director Linda Briggs – taking a break from the action!
 


Artistic Director Josh Grossman introduces the  next act at the Varley patio.


Project Phoenix and “friend” – no age is too young to get into the jazz scene!
 


Youth focus: Kevin Cato receiving an award from Markham-Unionville Rotary club member Harvey Meek.


More youth component:  famed trumpeter Chase Sanborn conducts a student workshop on Saturday morning at the Varley Art Gallery
 


Publicist Catherine Fawcett (aka “Cat” of Cat*PR) enjoys the Unionville Mainstreet ambience


The crowd is totally involved in this performance!
 


And Maureen and Brutus take in the action.  (Photo courtesy of Economist and Sun photographer Sjoerd Witteveen.)

Saxaphonist Rob Christian and singer Maya Chilton  of The Rob Christian Trio entertain the crowd at the Bandstand.