Performance highlights: Canadian jazz artists at Germany’s jazzahead!
Photo above: Larnell Lewis Canadian musicians took centre stage at jazzahead! in Bremen, Germany from April 28 to May 1, 2022 when Canada was recognized as the festival’s first-ever overseas partner country. The Canadian delegation represented all facets of...
Jazz Sudbury Returns with Live Festival, September 8-10
Jazz Sudbury is getting ready for its 2022 festival, September 8-10. This year’s edition of Jazz Sudbury promises to be one of the most remarkable in the festival’s 14-year history. It is the first in-person festival since September...
Laurent Saulnier to step down from FIJM, Maurin Auxéméry to take the lead
Photo: Adil Boukind Le Devoir Après 23 ans au sein de L’Équipe Spectra, Laurent Saulnier, vice-président, programmation, événements culturels et festivals de Spectra, annonce qu’il quittera ses fonctions à la tête de la programmation des Francos de Montréal...
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Welcomes New ED Shannon Josdal
The SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival is extremely excited to announce Shannon Josdal as the organization’s new Executive Director effective January 10th, 2022. Shannon has ten years of experience as a manager in the entertainment industry. Most recently, she...
Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival is Back!
The Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival is back live and in-person in the New Year! 2022 Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival Day Passes now available making the ideal gift for music enthusiasts! Over 2 weekends from Jan 28 – 29, in...
Canadian Online Jazz Festival: November 7-14, 2021
The Canadian Online Jazz Festival is back for its second edition featuring festivals from across Canada from November 7-14, 2021. COJAZZ strives to show the diverse array of music and musicians from coast-to-coast across this great nation! With...
Jazz Legend and Creative Force, Drummer Jerry Granelli dies at 80.
We are heartbroken to share the news that the world has lost a true jazz legend, community leader, innovator, teacher, mentor and dear friend to so many, drummer Jerry Granelli. With over 30 recordings (and 20 of these...
CELEBRATE ‘JAZZ IN CANADA’ WITH TWO FREE VIRTUAL CONCERTS APRIL 29-30
OTTAWA, CANADA – On April 29-30, 2021 at 8PM EDT, audiences are invited to experience the vitality of Canadian Jazz artists’ Kris Davis and FYEAR, co-presented by the National Arts Centre and Canada Council for the Arts, at Germany’s jazzahead! These concerts...
COJazz unites Jazz Lovers November 8 – 15, 2020
November 8 – 15, 2020 CANADA– From November 8 to 15, 2020, be a part of history as Jazz Festivals across the country join forces to present top jazz talent performing online. From coast to coast, over a...
JFC Welcomes The Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival
Please join us in welcoming our newest Jazz Festivals Canada member, the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival! We are thrilled to have Executive Director Karen Zukas, Artistic Director Dave Quinn and their team join the JFC network. ...