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OTTAWA, Ontario | Show on slavery prompts artist to quit Montreal Jazz Fest

OTTAWA, Ontario — American singer-songwriter Moses Sumney canceled his Tuesday night performance at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, protesting the event’s ties to a show on slavery performed by whites. The black entertainer criticized the festival for supporting “SLAV,” a theatrical production on black slavery that he said constitutes cultural appropriation. Instead of performing at … Continue reading OTTAWA, Ontario | Show on slavery prompts artist to quit Montreal Jazz Fest