You may know him as the artistic director of the currently paused Beaches International Jazz Festival or hear him on one of the three radio programs he either hosts or co-hosts in the city.But did you know that Toronto’s Bill King, a three-time Juno Award nominee, also served as music director for blues-rock singer Janis Joplin, the stylistically versatile Linda Ronstadt, the Pointer Sisters, Martha Reeves and Craig Russell?Or that, at age 16, he first ventured to Toronto from his hometown of Jefferson, Indiana, on a half-scholarship to study piano and jazz with the immortal Oscar…



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