With half of the summer still remaining, Toronto has been a hot bed of live music and free concerts everywhere. While celebrating the annual summer music festivals (Luminato, TD Jazz, Beaches Jazz Festival) the city is also running a series of free, live concerts called Panamania 2015 in conjunction with the Pan Am games (which have just concluded).
But it isn't over just yet. The Parapan Am games will be taking place August 7th-15th which means lots more music to take in. July saw the likes of Wyclef Jean, Serena Ryder, Sergio Mendes and Tessanne Chin (to name a few). I had the opportunity to take in her concert and it was fantastic. If you get the opportunity to...
Catch Selena today at 1pm with The Rhythm Express playing live on CIUT 89.5 as part of the Map Room Sessions: Music from the Americas
The Rhythm Express band features: Gavin Hope, Michael Dunston, Aria Zenua, Shane Forrest, Neil Chapman, Everton Paul, Chris Butcher, Bobby Hsu, Magdelys Savigne, Bill King and Selena - tune in or if you fancy being there, there is room for fifty in audience - first come, first served at Hart House University of Toronto.
Selena has once again teamed up with Rhythm Express for thier seventh single release; Papa Was A Rolling Stone. Don't forget they will be playing this and all the other releases at Trius Jazz Festival – Niagara on the Lake – July 11th at 7PM
Produced and arranged: Bill King (keyboards)
Engineer: Shane “Shaky J” Forrest (guitar)
Drums: Everton “Pablo”Paul (Side Door Records)
Bass: Jesse “Dubmatix” King
Horns: Christopher Butcher – trombone – Bobby Hsu – alto sax, Alexis Baro - trumpet.
Percussion: Jorge Luis Torres
Singers: Michael Dunston, Selena Evangeline, Ammoye.