2018 FORT ADAMS LINEUP

SUNDAY AUGUST 5, 2018

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

Multiple Juno Award winner, Jane Bunnett has turned her bands and recordings into
showcases for the finest musical talent from Canada, the U.S and Cuba. She has been
nominated for Grammy Awards, numerous Juno Awards, received a Order of Canada,
The Queens Diamond Jubilee medal, and most recently Ontario’s Premiers Award for
Excellence. An internationally acclaimed musician, Jane Bunnett is known for her
creative integrity, improvisational daring and courageous artistry. Her exploration of
Afro-Cuban melodies expresses the universality of music and her ability to embrace and
showcase the rhythms and culture of Cuba has been groundbreaking. She has toured
the world bringing her own special sound to numerous JAZZ festivals, displaying her
versatility as a tourist, saxophone player and pianist. As an educator, spokesperson and
social activist, she remains unafraid to explore uncharted territory in her quest for
excellence!

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