Folkies joined jazz aficionados at the NAC‘s 4th stage last Thursday to experience a rare cross-genre collaboration featuring beloved Ottawa singer-songwriter Lynn Miles performing with a band of top jazz players lead by Petr Cancura. The concert was the second show in Petr Cancura’s Crossroads series presented as part of theWinter Jazz Fest and NAC Presents. The […]
What do you get when you put one of the city’s folkiest singer-songwriters on stage with a crack band of jazz musicians? You may just have to come see for yourself at Petr Cancura’s Crossroads show featuring Jeremy Fisher Thursday night. The Crossroads series was dreamt up by NAC Presents producer Simone Deneau and jazz […]
After a swinging first year, Petr Cancura’s Crossroads series returns to the NAC in the new season with a fresh slate of songwriters lined up for a journey into jazz. The three shows recently announced feature Kathleen Edwards, Lynne Hanson and Justin Rutledge, all fine storytellers with a rootsy bent. A fourth Ottawa singer-songwriter will […]
Tickets for Kathleen Edwards with Petr Cancura’s Crossroads have already sold out. The special concert takes place November 24 at the NAC Theatre.
This year’s Winter Jazz Festival takes place at La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins for the first time, February 9–12.
Jazzfest lineup: Feist, Robert Glasper Experiment, Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet, and The Bad Plus included in the 25+ artists announced
Bill Frisell, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Maceo Parker & the Ray Charles Orchestra, Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Hiromi, Pierre Kwenders, Caravan Palace, and many more join the Jazzfest 2017 lineup.
Jim Bryson is collaborating with jazz arranger Petr Cancura for a special concert at the NAC Studio on Friday, April 21.
Jim Bryson sits down with Apt613 ahead of his show Friday evening at the National Arts Centre to talk about the show, his collaboration with Petr Cancura, and his summer plans.
While outdoor summer jazz concerts are just wistful memories now, there is a lot of great music for jazz fans to look forward to.