The Ottawa Jazz Quintet

The Ottawa Jazz Quintet is fronted by two horns (trumpet & trombone) and a three piece rhythm section (piano, bass, drums) made up of seasoned players well-known in the local jazz scene. Our unique set list travels through the decades, featuring our own arrangements (arr. by Jean Trudel) of memorable tunes by Freddie Hubbard, Tom

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Scotch Talk Vol. 2

Join us at the Montgomery Scotch Lounge for our Scotch Talk nights that takes place on the last Wednesday of every month. Whether you’re new to scotch or you’re familiar with it, this is an open conversation for everyone. You can learn how to appreciate scotch and understand how the industry operates. The event includes

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Liftoff Trio

This new project will explore the combination of woodwinds, electric bass, and drums. There have been many great recordings throughout the history of jazz in this format, and this new trio will further expand on these possibilities.  Richard Page: WoodwindsMarc Decho: 6 string electric bassJose Garcia: Drums 8PM. 2 Sets. 

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Siji Olunuga

Captivating and distinctive, Siji Olunuga is a Nigerian-born music composer specialising in the art of minimalism. With a musical journey that traversed the scenic landscapes of Nelson, BC, Siji honed his craft while contributing to the cultural tapestry through work with the Nelson and District Arts Council. Beyond his minimalist compositions, Siji has worked on

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Miguel de Armas Trio

Renowned as a maestro of Afro-jazz, Miguel de Armas introduced his music to the Ottawa scene in 2012, blending the rhythmic tapestry of African polyrhythms with the intricate allure of American jazz, blues, roots, and global melodies. Since then, Miguel de Armas has been an integral part of Ottawa’s musical landscape, spearheading a Latin Jazz

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Beat’s n’ Keys

Jeff Rogers-Vocals/Keyboards Jamie Holmes-Drums Performing together as a duo for over 8 years, Beat’s n’ Keys have performed countless shows and have become one of the cities most in demand groups. This power duo (featuring the one and only Jeff Rogers,) packs a huge punch given its size and the repertoire of music they play

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Mélanie Cloutier Trio

Mélanie Cloutier is a versatile vocal artist. This performer captivates audiences with her textured, powerful voice and her interpretation of jazz standards. Passionate about blues, soul, jazz, Latin music, gypsy jazz and gospel, her repertoire is wide-ranging. Her love of stage performance is influenced by her bachelor degree in theater. Mélanie is also a drama

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Courage4 jazz quartet plays off-the-wall arrangements of standards, spiced up with funk, blues and pop. This show will feature some new arrangements of Cole Porter standards, a selection of bluesy jazz songs and some originals. Courage4 has performed twice at the Ottawa Jazz Festival (2023, 2021) and released its debut album in 2021. Courage4 is:

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