Category Archives: 1. The Scene

Desert Island Picks… with Adrean Farrugia

Now sporting a Juno nomination for his latest record with Toronto super-group, Ricochet, Adrean Farrugia is continuing to capture fans with his amazing playing and a constantly evolving original sound. Although working though a heavy touring schedule this summer, Adrean … Continue reading

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Ben Monder: Setting New Standards

This past week the Purple Cabbage we had a chance to catch up with New York guitarist Ben Monder, who will be playing at The Rex on Monday, June 27 at 9:30 for the TD Toronto Jazz Festival. We had … Continue reading

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On The Road Again… With Vijay Yier

For those unfamiliar with his work, Vijay Yier is one of today’s leading pianists in jazz and improvised music, drawing influences from his Indian heritage as well as pop music to create a truly innovative and original sound. For this … Continue reading

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Ted Warren Interviews Steve Swallow

Although here at the Purple Cabbage we like to keep things Toronto, we couldn’t resist but share this next interview with anyone whom has yet to read it. The interview was written and conducted by Toronto’s own Ted Warren, and … Continue reading

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Jazz At The Cobourg

Not many people know about the Cobourg. Nestled in a narrow nook in Toronto’s Cabbagetown, with no sign and little publicity, it is certainly easy to miss. But for those who have stepped foot through the doors of the quaint … Continue reading

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Dressing Your Upper Lip

I know many of you have been patiently waiting for this one, so here it is: the top ten jazz moustaches of all time, according to the Purple Cabbage. Because there are so many greats to choose from, the decision … Continue reading

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Interview with Steve Bellamy of Addo Records

Over the past year, Steve Bellamy has sought to share the same love and inspiration he has found in Jazz music, with audiences across Canada and beyond. With the aim to promote the Toronto jazz music scene, it is thanks … Continue reading

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