Today's free lunchtime concert a great opportunity to catch jazz piano art of Toronto's Chris Donnelly
Today's free noonhour recital at the Toronto Jazz Festival's open stage in David Pecaut Square is excellent young Torontonian Chris Donnelly. His recent solo album, Metamorphosis, a single, 50-minute work of his own creation, was a huge treat. And its well worth brining a take-out lunch to the square to get a sample of his craft.
In case you're not familiar with Donnelly, here's a guick introduction, thanks to last year's edition of the biennial Nottingham International Jazz Competition (Donnelly was one of the four finalists, as he had been on his previous try, in 2008).
If you only have time for one clip, start with Part 2: