Guillaume Martineau Quintet: Appeared in The 270 Sessions label, the album For 5 paths Guillaume Martineau is reassuring us on the quality and efficiency of the next generation. Tevet Sela attended saxophonist, guitarist François Jalbert, bassist and drummer Simon Pagé Raphael Pannier, Quebec pianist leads to L’Astral encased price and qualifications: Completed studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA in classical interpretation at McGill, first prize in the Canadian Music Competition, sacred Revelation Jazz Radio-Canada from 2015 to 2016. A concert with that? – Alain Brunet
At L’Astral tonight, 18 pm.
John Pizzarelli: The first time he came to the Festival in 1992, he made nine evenings at Club Soda in Park Avenue. And Montrealers have adopted immediately the guitarist and singer from New Jersey who brought the Great American Songbook to thousands of spectators who understand nothing of jazz. Class, elegance, skill and precision in the scat, here John Pizzarelli, Bucky’s son. Fun guaranteed. Not a hair that rolls up. – Daniel Lemay
The Monument-National tonight, 20 pm.
The Mavericks: We are delighted to finally see this great American band of country-rock broke Wilfrid Pelletier tomorrow when we learned that the Mavericks would give two free concerts tonight on the main stage at the Place des Festivals. Gathered in 2012 after too long break, Raul Malo singer, keyboardist Jerry Dale McFadden, drummer Paul Deakin and guitarist Edward Perez will obviously be accompanied by the Fantastic Four. Do not miss. – Alain de Repentigny