Makaya

Summer Evenings in the Park Festival

World Jazz

Makaya, named after one of Haiti’s tallest mountains, is a Creole jazz quintet. Created in 2006, this ensemble performs music that is essentially instrumental and acoustic. Winner of the Vision Diversité award, in 2016 Makaya released the album Elements, confirming its position as “a real hope in Creole jazz.”

Nicolas Bédard, double bass and electric bass; David Bontemps, piano and band leader; Emmanuel Delly, congas and Haitian percussions; Jude Deslouches, guitar and vocals; Cydric Féréol, gwo ka (traditional percussion instrument from Guadeloupe) and percussions

In case of rain, events will be held indoors in the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre (514-630-1220).
Bring your own chair or rent one for $2 (proceeds go to The Friends of Stewart Hall).