Montreal loses an institution of jazz music

Montréal perd une institution de musique jazz

MONTREAL – La Maison du Jazz (House of Jazz) Oliver Jones-street Aylmer closes its doors after almost 40 years of activities.

The news was confirmed Monday morning by Line Carufel, director-general of the House of Jazz in Laval.

The montreal bar, which can accommodate 110 people, and was founded by Georges Durst in 1981, also the founder of la Cage aux Sports.

Lovers of jazz music may, however, revisit the House of Jazz laval as early as this Thursday, or visit the Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill located in the Entertainment District, which will open on 3 July with a possibility of opening up to the outside the sleep, one can read through their page Facebook.

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