Finally! Time to celebrate the music!
The 10th TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest is showcasing works by celebrated jazz musicians. Six shows will be streamed FREE on YouTube and Facebook through Mar 4 - 6 from Arts Court Theatre. The direct video links will be available right here, our homepage YouTube, Facebook or the artist page on the date and time listed. Links will appear 2 hours before each show. Streaming will begin 15 minutes before showtime.
Complete your TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest experience with a delicious meal from one of our great local partners, specially curated for the Festival. Available only from Mar 4 - 6 but pre-order your meal now!
Thurs, March 4 @ 6pm
Montreal-based cellist, vocalist, pianist, composer, producer and environmental activist Rebecca Foon has mesmerized audiences for over 2 decades, whether it’s solo or with the likes of Colin Stetson and Esmerine.
Thurs, March 4 @ 8:30pm
Actress, songwriter and proud author, Juno award-winning Montreal vocalist Ranee Lee has an impressive and critically acclaimed discography. She will transport viewers with her scintillating masterworks.
Fri, March 5 @ 6pm
From the clarinet, trombone, trumpet, sax soprano, double bass, piano to drums – The Jazzlab Orchestra from Montreal, mark their first Ottawa Jazz appearance.
Fri, March 5 @ 8:30pm
Jim Bryson identifies himself as a song, singer and record maker, his latest feat includes producing the new Kathleen Edwards album. He describes his music as Townie Folk, because it blends stories and sounds of his past, present, and even some glimpses into his future - right there in the songs.
Sat, March 6 @ 6pm
Saxophonist and multiple Juno award nominee/winner Kirk MacDonald, recognized as the “giant of Canadian jazz”, is joined by clarinetist Virginia MacDonald, drummer Morgan Childs and bassist Neil Swainson.
Sat, March 6 @ 8:30pm
Throughout his illustrious career Canada’s Ron Sexsmith’s lyricism has been described as “witty, clever, and warm”. One of this nation's most revered songwriters, fans of all ages always come back for more from the vocalist, pianist and guitarist.