We have some fun jazz souvenirs available for 2021!
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Musicians rely on festivals and live events for their livelihood. They were hit particularly hard by the economic consequences of COVID-19. With cancelled bookings over the past year, they face alarming challenges to recover during these extraordinary times. We encourage you, if you are able, to purchase the CDs of the following Festival artists. Let’s […]
Percussionist, jazz improviser, creative new music composer, teacher, and humanist Jerry Granelli passed away on July 20. Ottawa audiences know Jerry well for his annual presentation of “Tales of a Charlie Brown Christmas” and for his many appearances at the Jazz Festival. Jazz journalist, and long time writer for DownBeat magazine, James Hale remembers, “I […]
Everyone at the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Karen Wollenschlager. A veteran and dedicated volunteer at the Souvenirs tent for 26 years. We extend our condolences to her husband Brian and the family. Karen shall be deeply missed.
Brightest minds in creative music industry examined all facets of jazz and technology at the 2020 TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest
Born and raised in Germany, trained in New York City and now based in St. John’s Newfoundland, jazz pianist and composer, Florian Hoefner, draws from a myriad of influences that culminate in his unique brand of modern jazz. Praised as a “composer-bandleader of insightful resolve” by the New York Times and a “harmonically daring pianist […]
We invite OJF Members to register for the Annual General Meeting that will take place on Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 6 to 7pm (EST) via Zoom teleconference. Registration to attend is open now until Friday, January 15, 2021 on the Eventbrite platform. You must register to “virtually” attend the AGM. Only those who register […]
Improvising musicians are among the most creative people in the world. They thrive in the unknown. Rise past a challenge. Express themselves best in the moment. Lock them down? Their art will flourish. From June 19 – 28, Tenacity with 85 artists in 12 free shows, was all about flourishing, creating in the moment, and […]
Back at Confederation Park for its 40th Anniversary, the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival announces its most consummate jazz lineup for all music aficionados
The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is closely monitoring the Covid-19 situation and will follow recommendations from public health experts. At this time, the Festival is continuing as planned and we are excited to welcome audiences from Ottawa, across Canada and around the world!
To say that Henry is as deeply enshrined in the Festival as is Confederation Park, the Main Stage, or music on a warm summer’s evening is to understand how much he loved this event.
“The state of music being connected to the natural world and our surrounding is also incorporated in the design through elements of stars and constellations, representing form and pattern.”
Ottawa Jazz Festival AGM takes place Thursday, Nov. 28 at 6pm in the Colonel By Room, Ottawa City Hall. Open to all Members of the Ottawa Jazz Festival.
Stingray visited the nation’s capital for the fourth year in a row to attend the 2019 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival. We were welcomed with incredible music and had the chance to provide four bursaries to deserving new talent.
The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival regrets to announce the cancellation of the Cécile McLorin Salvant concert on Saturday June 29 at 7:00pm & 9:00pm due to the untimely passing of celebrated drummer Lawrence Leathers on June 2nd. Everyone who purchased a ticket online will be automatically refunded within 7 business days. Patrons who […]
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Limited VIP seating available for Norah Jones on June 25
The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is up for Tourism Partnership of the year for the OLG Play North Series presented by Air North!
2019 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is now ready!
Auction catalogue is here!
Tickets now available!
Norah Jones tickets, Gold & Bronze Passes now available!
Congratulations Kevin Breit! JUNO nominated master guitarist performs at TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest on Feb 8!
Congratulations Kevin Breit for your 2019 JUNO nomination for best Instrumental Album of the Year!