Toronto Jazz

This short documentary profiles the mid-century Toronto jazz scene through the eyes of acclaimed filmmaker Don Owen (Nobody Waved Good-bye). The film features prominent acts from what was then regarded as the third-largest jazz centre in North America, including the Lenny Breau trio, the Don Thompson Quintet and the Alf Jones Quartet. Jazz lovers will relish this inside look at the creativity, hard work, improvisation, and stylization of these talented musicians.


Don Owen
Roman Kroitor
executive producer
Tom Daly
Guy Borremans
Roger Hart
Guy L. Coté
Don Owen
sound editing
Karl Duplessis
Ron Alexander


  • nav1221

    “They were striving to define Jazz as something different in society, as well as set themselves apart from other musicians.” — nav1221, 26 Jun 2014

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