Jane Bun­nett

NOW Magazine - Best of Toronto - - Music -

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.”

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