Jazz scene phenom who’s blown local minds (on both the flute and soprano sax) with the Cuban-influenced compositions of her killer Spirits of Havana ensemble.
Who’s the best young jazz musician in Toronto? “There are actually three: Luisito Denis, Kervin Barreto and David Virelles. They’re three great 21-year-old musicians, kind of like Bird, Dizzy and Monk, who are going to change the face of jazz in this city.”
What’s the best place to book a flight to Cuba?
“With our crazy lives, we always go at the last minute, but that’s the way you get the lowest price. For our last trip – to do our Guantanamo Blues recording – we went with Target Vacations (www.targetvacations.ca), which is the best online booking agent we’ve dealt with.”