Jazz Winnipeg Festival

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Jazz Winnipeg Festival
GenreJazz
DatesJune
Location(s)Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Coordinates49°53′52″N 97°08′27″W / 49.8979°N 97.1407°W / 49.8979; -97.1407Coordinates: 49°53′52″N 97°08′27″W / 49.8979°N 97.1407°W / 49.8979; -97.1407
Years active1989–present
Websitejazzwinnipeg.com

The Jazz Winnipeg Festival is a Canadian jazz festival that was started in 1989 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It is usually held in June.

Canadian and international musicians perform in several jazz genres. Performers in 2013 included George Benson, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and The Roots. Performers from previous years have included Dave Brubeck, Al Green, Charlie Haden, Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland, Booker T. Jones, Wynton Marsalis, The Neville Brothers, Sonny Rollins, and McCoy Tyner.

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