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.

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Rebecca Foon

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.

Ranee Lee

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.

Jazzlab Orchestra - The new Experience LOGUSLABUSMUZIKUS - thinking of Charles Mingus

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.

Jim Bryson

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.

The Kirk MacDonald Generations Quartet

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.

Ron Sexsmith

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.



Executive Producer – Catherine O’Grady
Programming Manager – Petr Cancura
Director of Marketing & Partnerships – Suzan Zilahi
Artistic Associate & Programming Coordinator – Jacqie MacKay
Creative Director / Operations Manager – Adi Cajo
Sponsorship Manager – James Richardson
Artist Liaison – Justin Kean
Social Media & Marketing Coordinator – Elisha Davidson
Livestream Technician – Julian Selody
Communications Assistant – Tom Corden
Video Editor – Alex Gheorghe
Animation Editor – Mike Laviolette
Community Outreach Coordinator – Joni Hamlin
Media Marketing / Community Coordinator – Jillian Wright
Bookkeeper – JoAnne Sherry
Production Manager – Eric Wehrle
Video Switcher – Mike Kay
Audio Recording Engineer – Ross Murray
Director & Director of Photography – Jean-Marc Abela
Camera Operator – Phile Beauchemin
Camera Operator and Editor – Mike Laviolette
Editor – Alex Gheorghe
Board of Directors
President – Doug Fisher
Vice-President – Adam Douglas
Secretary – Jacqie Dixon
Treasurer – Deborah Ferrigan
Volunteer Coordinator – John Cvetan
Poppy Vineberg
Jeanie Vanderzon
Mark Dregas
Yves Ménard
Mark Fried
Ben Laserson

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