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Do you have a special project you'd like to perform at our 2015 TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest? New work? Special guests? We're interested!

About the Special Project
Ottawa is home to a very unique and vibrant music scene with lots of creative possibilities. The Ottawa Jazz Festival Special Project initiative is designed to support the creation, development and presentation of new music in the region. Through a juried process one project will be selected and presented at the TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival’s 2015 edition.

  • Musicians living and working in the Ottawa/Gatineau region are invited to submit a proposal for a special project
  • The project will be presented Feb 7th of 2015
  • The scope of a Special Project could be, but is not limited to: premiere of new works, collaborations, special guests, etc.

The submission deadline is November 3rd, 2014.

Support offered

  • $1000 fee for the performance at the TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival.
  • A featured article in a OJF newsletter
  • Prominent positioning on the website and a dedicated event page
  • Listing on the Ottawa Jazz Festival Facebook page
  • Featured as part of the TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival’s press release and marketing campaign
  • Consultation support in the creation of a press kit

If you have any questions please contact us at

Applications Closed

Selection Process
The selection process on which the Special Project will be chosen is based on the project’s artistic merit, overall clarity and quality, and the ability of the project to reach current and new audiences.

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