Yvette Tollar Group

December 9, 2017 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm


A staple on Toronto’s jazz scene for over 2 decades, veteran jazz vocalist, Yvette Tollar, has performed across Canada, Europe, America and South America. Yvette’s last CD, Ima, was nominated for a Juno Award (Best Vocal Jazz Album). She is a featured vocalist on many CD’s including celebrated artists such as Elizabeth Shepherd, Michael Occhipinti’s Shine On project, Kevin Breit, John MacMurchy, Marito Marquez, Dominic Mancuso, Rinsethealgorithm and The Toronto Tabla Ensemble.Yvette has shared stages with jazz masters such as Sheila Jordan, Kenny Werner and Don Thompson.A versatile vocalist, Yvette is both a “singer’s singer and a favourite of musicians. Her reverent delivery of lyrics coupled with her rich, soulful musical choices take audiences on an intimate, mature voyage. Her concert on December 9th at The Jazz Room will feature music from her upcoming album of jazz arrangements of Joni Mitchell tunes alongside modern jazz pieces from her discography and more.
Yvette will be joined by some of the finest musicians Canada has to offer – long time collaborator, Dave Restivo on piano, Cuban trumpet/flugelhorn sensation, Alexander Brown, multiple Juno Award winning bassist, Mike Downes, and young up and coming drummer, Sarah Thawer.

Yvette Tollar – Vocals
Alexander Brown – Trumpet, flugelhorn
Dave Restivo – Piano
Mike Downes – Bass
Sarah Thawer – Drums