KPLU's Jazzy French Connection
From July 2nd to 11th, KPLU's Travel Club toured the Canadian
Province of Quebec, spending a couple of days in Quebec City
before travelling to Montreal to attend the Montreal Jazz Festival.
Travelling to Quebec City
was a walking day - an old town tour, then self guided walk.
Independence Day in the USA, was the day to tour Ile d'Orleans,
north east of Quebec City.
was time to pack and head to Montreal.
started the day's activities, ending with the Sonny Rollins concert.
was the moring part of the tour for July 7th, ending with Al Jarreau and Roberta Flack
in concert at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier.
was this morning's destination, ending with Pat Metheny in concert as
a Gary Burton Quartet reunion.
was the theme for July 9th. Alas, it rained; not a great combination.
And the day concluded with a fireworks display.
Final (free) day
so on July 10th I ventured to the waterfront, before some afternoon jazz
and the farewell dinner and concert.
Farewell to Montreal
with a late morning departure to the airport.
On Monday, we said our farewells. Most folks were heading home, but I was