The Leopard Men: David Virelles & Román Díaz

The Guardian calls David Virelles and Román Díaz’s Afro-Cuban jazz an “engrossing mix of rhythmic ambiguity, impassioned themes, jazz improv and the palpable sense of a contemporary music with a long past.” See the mystery unfold.

A Year in the Life of the Ottawa Jazz Festival

Staff at the Ottawa Jazz Festival are often asked, “What do you do year-round after the Festival?” Many would be surprised to know that planning for next year begins as soon as the stage lights are dimmed after the last concert.

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A Band Apart: John Geggie’s Journey Band

John Geggie’s prize-winning Journey Band includes five of Canada’s top improvisers, with backgrounds ranging from Celtic fiddle to baroque to drone, collaborating for the first time ever on Feb. 6 at Winter Jazz.