The TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival is only a few months away! Executive Producer Paul Nolin is in studio with host Neil Coligan to talk about this year's line up and more between 9:00 & 10:00 PM (CST)

From June 12-22, the Festival will take over the Exchange District in downtown Winnipeg with the best local, national and international artists.

R&B superstar John Legend, Grammy Award-winning vocalist Gregory Porter and Cuban-born trumpeter Arturo Sandoval are among the nearly 100 performers set to perform this June.

The Theatre Series -- which takes place at the Manitoba Theatre Centre and The Burton Cummings Theatre -- also features headlining performances by blues legend James Cotton New Orleans piano great Ellis Marsalis, Canadian rapper Shad, Chicago's Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and sonic trailblazer St. Vincent.


Rounding out the series is a special concert by Winnipeg's prodigal son Curtis Nowosad with special gues Jimmy Greene. Ten dollars from each ticket sold will be contributed to the Ana Grace Project.

"Since this is our 25th festival, we definitely wanted our lineup to reflect our history. We achieved that with legends like Ellis Marsalis and Arturo Sandoval," says Executive Producer Paul Nolin. "At the same time -- in the spirit of jazz and the festival itself -- we've got a healthy dose of new, cutting edge artists as well."