Yvette Tollar Group

December 9, 2017 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm


Toronto vocalist Yvette Tollar is a mainstay on the Canadian jazz and world music scenes.

She studied in New York with Sheila Jordan and participated in workshops at the Banff Centre for the Arts, working with Dave Holland, Kenny Werner and Joe Lovano. Tollar started her professional career at 16, and has been a regular at several Toronto live music spots for years. She is a former member of the The Merlin Factor, and she has recorded with the Toronto Tabla Ensemble for Japan’s Naxus label. She has also toured her own ensemble through Europe and parts of Canada. In addition, Tollar sings with the Hungarian band Kek Duna, performs with the Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band, provides backing vocals for Maryem Tollar and sings with her husband’s contemporary jazz super group rinsethealgorithm.