The Justin Duhaime Quartet ft. Jason Anick – play music à la Django & GrappelliJustin Duhaime – acoustic guitar Jason Anick – violin Nabil Yaghi – acoustic guitar Normand Glaude – stand-up bass 20$ Tickets 19+ Irene’s Pub – 885 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3W4 The Justin Duhaime Quartet is a jazz manouche style […]
JazzWorks and Festival Japan are pleased to present multi-JUNO Award-winning saxophonist Kirk MacDonald to perform at our second event in the “JazzWorks Presents” concert series. Toronto-based saxophonist Kirk MacDonald will perform ballads and standards with his quintet from his new CD, “Generations”, to be released in November. The CD features three generations of jazz—from Kirk […]
Constant Black plays an eclectic mix of non-standard Jazz Standards, spanning swing, blues, latin, funk and fusion. Listening to our interpretations of original, contemporary and older jazz music will just make you feel good. We’re really excited to announce our upcoming dates at Industria Pizzeria + Bar in Landsdowne Park. The food is great and […]
Toronto’s ecstatic acoustic jazz trio LIGHT INDUSTRY performs their first Ottawa-area concert on Saturday November 24 at The Backdrop! Formed in 2017 by drummer Chris Cawthray, LIGHT INDUSTRY is an invigorating, uncompromising acoustic group performing original music and unique interpretations of material as diverse as Paul Motian, Alicia Keys, and Fred Eaglesmith. LIGHT INDUSTRY calls […]
Harley Card Quintet at Gigspace Friday Oct 26th 7:30pm $20 953 Gladstone Ave. Harley Card- guitar and compositions David French- saxophone Matt Newton- piano Jon Maharaj- bass Ethan Ardelli- drums The Harley Card Quintet is the principle project of Toronto based guitarist and composer Harley Card. Since 2008 the group has been performing well crafted […]
In this concert on chromatic harmonica entitled “Toots’ Suite”, Normand Glaude pays tribute to Toots Thielemans, arguably the finest jazz harmonica player of his time. On the program will be some of Toots’ signature compositions along with other songs that Toots’ musical soul forever touched with his unmistakable sound.
Presented by Algonquin Commons Theatre, for one night only, the iconic Tony Danza and his four-piece band are bringing their hit show to Ottawa. Combining timeless music with wit, charm, storytelling, and a dash of soft shoe and ukulele performances, Danza performs a selection of his favourite standards from the Great American Songbook, while interweaving […]
Singer and songwriter Diane Nalini returns to GigSpace with two of Ottawa’s finest jazz musicians, pianist Mark Ferguson and bassist John Geggie to present an evening of her new original songs as well as jazz adaptations of songs from across North and South America in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Come aboard for a musical […]
Inspired by the legacy of legendary manouche guitarist Django Reinhardt, the music is driven by swinging and grooving rhythm guitar which functions as a vehicle for improvisation. They combine an eclectic mix of high energy swing, latin grooves, virtuosic fast tempo tunes and luscious ballads. Find them at the confluence of the old and the […]
Montreal based independant jazz-rock trio wave soup was born in 2012 out of composer Benoît Dubuisson’s desire to integrate the Chapman Stick to an improvisational, yet accessible context. The goal was to transcend genres and from the very first bars, the resulting sound has been surprising, and slowly progressing into a voice of it’s own. […]
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.
Héritier des week-ends de jazz organisés à la fin des années 70 dans le parc Major’s Hill, le Festival de jazz d’Ottawa est passé du statut d’évènement estival modeste réunissant des musiciens locaux au tout début des années 80, à celui de rencontre musicale majeure et incontournable pour les amoureux du jazz à Ottawa.
The last 12 months have been very good to jazz singer-songwriter Tia Brazda, and in 2017, she finds herself in a good place.
Local indie artist Mystara has been busy making a name for herself in the capital this past weekend with the launch of her latest album, Soul Fire.
Jesse Greene conclusively gives lie to the notion that there’s no blues at Bluesfest.