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Tales from the Trumpet (Fred Paci)

In this concert, trumpeter Frederic Paci, leads a tribute to the jazz trumpet legends who have influenced him over the years, including Lee Morgan, Louis Armstrong, Chet Baker, Roy Hargrove, Freddy Hubbard, and Clifford Brown. Fred is kept very busy by day (and many evenings) as a member of the Central Band of the Canadian Forces. […]

The Guitar Trio (Tim Bedner)

The Guitar Trio features guitarist Tim Bedner, bassist Tom Denison, and drummer Lucas Denison, in an exploration of timeless compositions by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Dave Brubeck, Toots Thielemans, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy van Heusen, Arthur Schwartz, and others. This classic combo of guitar, bass, and drums allows space for each instrument to be engaged in dialog […]

Ferguson Tremblay Quartet

Mark Ferguson (piano and trombone) and Mike Tremblay (tenor sax) have been collaborating on a wide variety of musical projects since the late 1980's. They have produced two albums (Home and Appleface) which focused on their original compositions, and featured Canadian jazz icons Dave Young and Terry Clarke. This concert will feature selections from those […]

Petr Cancura

Details are still firming up for this gig but it will feature a band led by saxophonist and composer Petr Cancura. More information coming soon. Make sure you check out How to Attend a Concert for information on how to view, how to interact with the artists during the concert, and how to meet up […]

New Pathways (Peter Hum, Kenji Omae, John Geggie, Tim Shia)

Rich harmonies and the infinite ways in which chords can be connected have fascinated Ottawa pianist Peter Hum since he took his first steps in jazz more than four decades ago. Join Peter with his new syncspace.live quartet as they explore harmonically lush compositions by Herbie Hancock, Bill Evans and Billy Strayhorn that are as […]

6 of 1, Half a Dozen of the Other (Ed Lister, Petr Cancura, Rich Page, Alex Moxon, Tom Denison, Jamie Holmes)

We're taking it to the next level with this powerhouse 6-piece band performing original music and re-interpreted covers from trumpeter and composer Ed Lister who will be joined by: Petr Cancura (tenor saxophone), Rich Page (alto and baritone saxophones), Alex Moxon (guitar), Tom Denison (bass), and Jamie Holmes (drums). This night of music will focus on all things […]

A Piano Trio Tribute to Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – The Blue Note Years

The name of this show says it all. Pianist Mike Manny will lead this trio which will likely involve inter-city collaboration with musicians in Ottawa and Toronto. More information coming soon. Make sure you check out How to Attend a Concert for information on how to view, how to interact with the artists during the concert, […]

Diane Nalini: Songs of Sweet Fire

Vocalist Diane Nalini celebrates William Shakespeare's birthday with a live performance of songs from her album Songs of Sweet Fire in which she set the Bard's words to her original jazz, bossa, folk, and blues music. Diane will be joined by David Renaud (woodwinds), John Geggie (double bass), and Lucas Denison (drums). Diane started singing at […]

Worst Live Stream Show Ever by the Worst Pop Band Ever

Despite their name, the Toronto-based Worst Pop Band Ever features Juno and Trille Or award-winning artists that have performed with everyone from the Sultans of String to Blue Rodeo; Bad Plus to the Shuffle Demons. With their mix of irreverent originals and deconstructed covers, they have filled festivals and clubs throughout North America and Asia, […]

Justin Duhaime

Details are still firming up for this gig but it will feature a band led by guitarist Justin Duhaime. More information coming soon. Make sure you check out How to Attend a Concert for information on how to view, how to interact with the artists during the concert, and how to meet up with friends […]

Aubrey Wilson Quartet

In many ways, Aubrey Wilson was born to be a musician. Growing up, Wilson was immersed in jazz, soul, and show tunes without even knowing it; her father, a singer, was part of a successful barbershop quartet, which toured across Canada and the United States. Being around so much music – and accompanying her vocalist […]

Two Generations of Guitar Vibes (Garry Elliott & Scott Latham with Tom Denison & Lucas Denison)

A stellar quartet of Ottawa musicians celebrates two generations of guitar and vibes, paying tribute to West Montgomery and Milt Jackson, and Pat Metheny and Gary Burton. Garry Elliott is an Ottawa guitarist specializing in classical and jazz guitar performance and instruction. Offering guitar instruction in both Classical guitar and Jazz guitar, Garry received a Bachelor of Music degree from […]