montreal international jazz festival

Montreal Jazz Festival Cancels Performance Criticized as Racist Following Moses Sumney Protest

In a reversal, the Montreal International Jazz Festival has apologized and canceled remaining performances of SLĀV, a musical production criticized as racist for casting majority white singers to perform traditional African-American "slave songs"
Anna Gaca / July 5, 2018

Moses Sumney Cancels Montreal Jazz Performance Because of Musical Accused of Racism

Moses Sumney has cancelled his performance at the Montreal Jazz Festival, which was to take place today. The singer-songwriter's choice to pull out was due…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 3, 2018