What began as a weekend of outdoor jazz in Major’s Hill Park (1980) has evolved into one of the National Capital’s most highly anticipated musical events of the summer. The 39th TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is sure to wow, attracting hundreds of thousands to hear some of the world’s most renowned musicians. Lineup: Chicago, Norah […]
March 2019 – 3 Unique Concerts! Visit: www.OttawaWinterMusic.com Single Tickets: https://squareup.com/store/OttawaWinterMusic — Concert 1: Ensemble Evolution feat. Yehonatan Berick, violin An Evening of Chamber Music for Strings, Piano and Clarinet March 1, 2019 – 7:30 P.M. Freiman Hall, University of Ottawa Yehonatan Berick, solo violin Eric Gauthier, clarinet Lev Nesterov, violin Blythe Allers, violin Susanna Heystek, viola Anthony […]
Celebrate Love and the Swing Era at the Canadian War Museum’s SwingFest on Saturday, February 16th, 2019 from 6:30pm to 11:30pm! Hosted annually by the Canadian War Museum, this year we feature a Valentine’s theme, and for the first time, we are an official Winterlude event. With live music from Peter Liu and the Pollcats, […]
Celebrating 2 years of a little local magic. From the vibrant community of artists, to the friendly folks behind the bar, our snazzy jazz fans, and the neighbourhood canines. Join us and become one of the many “Faces of Art House”. During the day on both Saturday Feb. 9 and Sunday Feb. 10 we will […]
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 […]
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.
Award-winning pianist, vocalist, and songwriter Laila Biali has presented her music at prestigious venues spanning five continents, including the North Sea Jazz Festival, Tokyo’s Cotton Club, Peru’s El Festival Internacional de Lima and New York City’s Carnegie Hall. She received a JUNO nomination for Best Vocal Jazz Album of the Year in 2011, and her […]
By Saema Nasir The breeze was pleasant; sun shining and grass peppered with eager concertgoers and music fans as the Boxcar Boys took their place on the main stage at Confederation Park in Ottawa. Excited to hear the New Orleans-influenced band’s tunes, which promised to have influences of jazz, klezmer, Romani music and vaudeville, I settled […]
Slideshow photos from left: 1. Oliver Jones at the piano in San Juan, Puerto Rico with Bob Hope, Terry Malone, Carlos Palmas (base) and Bruce Yates (guitar). 2. Oliver Jones at the piano accompanied by bass player Charlie Biddle at Les Voyageurs in the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal. (1985) 3. Oliver Jones and Oscar Peterson As a student at […]
The concept of pairing is usually applied to food and drink categories, such as the classic matching of Roquefort cheese with a Sauternes wine. Yukon jazz musician Fawn Fritzen has taken an innovative approach to this concept of pairing with her new album Pairings. For each song on the album, Fawn pairs her voice with […]
Apartment 613 spoke with conductor and Night at the Cotton Club co-creator Jeff Tyzik at his home in New York. With Night at the Cotton Club, Jeff Tyzik promises to take Ottawa back in time to a Harlem sparkling with the top entertainers of the 1920s and 30s. The gifted guest conductor will take the […]