The Jon Ballantyne Quartet Saturday, June 16, 2018. Doors open 7:00 pm. Concert starts 8:00 pm, Tickets: $35 online only at http://jazzn.ca/program.html#20180616. Jon Ballantyne is one of those Canadian jazz musicians – like the great Oscar Peterson – who infuse passion and persuasion into every moment of every performance. Jon is a virtuosic pianist – a […]
Get ready for an exciting concert featuring Mélanie from the French Jazz Ensemble ‘Mélanie E.’ sharing her regular repertoire along with other songs that are near and dear to her heart. After being diagnosed with Breast Cancer on the day she performed at the 2017 TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival, Mélanie and husband/collaborator Keith Hartshorn-Walton […]
The Rob Frayne Dreamband3 is a bigger and dreamier all-star cast of 14 musical free thinkers from the worlds of jazz, classical and Latin music, including Bill Mahar (trumpet), Roddy Ellias (guitar), Petr Cancura (saxophone) and Megan Jerome (voice). Band leader, composer and saxophonist Rob Frayne will take the audience – and the band – […]
Normand, better known as a jazz double bass player in the region, has rekindled his love for the harmonica in recent years, the first instrument he ever played. Since then, he has been studying Toots Thielemans’ repertoire, and has discovered many tunes well known to jazz fans, but rarely played in public other than by […]
Le 14 avril prochain se tiendra la deuxième édition du festival Bangers and Mash. Au menu cette année, dix artistes (8 groupes et 2 djs) qui se partageront les scènes du House of Targ et du Black Squirrel Books.
Mercury Lounge Presents: An intimate evening of jazz with Antoine L Collins. Join us March 17, 2018 at the Mercury Lounge to celebrate the release of Antoine’s highly anticipated second album Nature Boy: The Music of Nat King Cole. More than a tribute album, this project, produced by Phillip Victor Bova, celebrates an outstanding musician […]
MEGAN JEROME TOGETHER ENSEMBLE PLAYS AT IRENE’S PUB Singer/songwriter Megan Jerome sparkles and shines in her recently released sixth album, ooh ahh! She will be performing at Irene’s Pub, 885 Bank Street, on Friday, March 2 at 9:30 pm, with Ottawa musicians Fred Guignon, Don Cummings, and Mike Essoudry, aka The Together Ensemble. A captivating performer, she lifts spirits with music […]
Come enjoy an afternoon of jazz with us on Saturday February 24 from 2 – 3 PM at Gloucester Presbyterian Church, 91 Pike St., featuring saxophonist and composer Doug Martin with Yves Laroche on the piano. Doug is a well-known figure in the Ottawa jazz scene, and has also toured Canada, the US, and twice has had the […]
Deborah Davis and Segue to Jazz will be joined once again by Stefan Keyes (Ottawa anchor CTV News /weekend), Jazz great Michael C. Hanna, Jamaal Jackson Rogers, (Ottawa English Poet Laureate) and former world tap dancing champion, the dynamic Darin Kyle for their annual tribute to Black History Month. From its African and Gospel roots to modern […]
This JUNO nominated singer never relies on clichés, never adheres to trends, and never emphasizes style over substance. Tying musical elements together is Lori Cullen’s unique aesthetic, blurring the divisions between jazz, folk, and pop. In 2016 True North Records released Lori’s 7th album that features repertoire composed specially for her by Kurt Swinghammer and […]
Zola’s are pleased to welcome back Toronto-area jazz vocalist Brenda Lewis to their popular jazz series – a rare concert “back home” for her (her last time was at Zola’s in 2015!). Moving effortlessly between jazz and rootsy-soul stylings, “Lewis’ adept jazz sensibility is beautifully displayed; her consummate vocal skill shines throughout. “(Lesley Mitchell-Clarke, The […]
Celebrate the sounds of the season with OrKidstra! / Célébrez les sons de la saison avec OrKidstra! In high-demand for their energy and musicianship, let the students of OrKidstra inspire and delight you! Join the kids of OrKidstra for their annual Holiday Concert (Centretown Hub) on Tuesday, December 19th at 6:30 PM at the Bronson Centre Theatre (211 Bronson Ave.)! This concert […]
Join the kids of OrKidstra for their second-ever Holiday Concert (Vanier Hub) on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 6 PM at Ottawa Technical Secondary School (485 Donald Street)! This concert will feature OrKidstra’s newest students performing a wonderful array of sing-a-long holiday favourites, classical, jazz and world music! FREE – donations welcome.
A night filled with festive spirit & contemporary classics. In a recording career that spans more than three decades and 23 albums, Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G has grafted elements of R&B, pop and Latin to a jazz foundation solidifying his reputation as the premiere artist in contemporary jazz. Since the early ‘80s, his combination […]
December 5th Doors open at 6PM Make sure to catch The Centertown Jazz Trio on December 5 at Clover as part of our After- Dinner Mint series. Three of the city’s busiest and most active jazz musicians. Jamie homes, Alex Moxon and Martin Newman individually can be seen performing across town almost every night of […]