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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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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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Justin Duhaime Trio

3 of Ottawa’s stalwart musicians playing music from the hardbop era, fusion, and originals. The music of Chick Corea, Wayne Shorter, Thelonious Monk, Frank Gambale, and more. Valeriy Nehovara – drums Normand Glaude – bass Justin Duhaime is a passionate professional guitarist with a deep commitment to music. He is the first musician ever to

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The Playlist

The Playlist combines 3 of Ottawa’s most eminent instrumentalists performing together for the first time in this exciting new experimental jazz project. The group features Deniz Lim-Sersan on keys/synth, Marc Decho on electric bass and Stephen Adubofuor on drums.

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Joe McDonald Trio

Ottawa valley-bred singer/songwriter and guitar extraordinaire Joe McDonald effortlessly weaves melody, emotion and precise flatpick-style guitar together like flowers on a finely tailored cowboy shirt. Joe performs numerous shows a year as a solo artist and as a band leader, and is known for his warm rapport with audiences, diverse musicianship and accomplished songwriting. He

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The Extensions

$15 coverOne hour set starting at 8:00PMFeaturing a TBD second artist starting at 9:30PM The Extensions are a local four-piece band featuring Liam Smith, Ramel Bautista, Keith MacGougan, and Jacob Duval. Blending funk, pop and retro-soul vibes, The Extensions will be playing a variety of both covers and originals.

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$15 coverSets at 8:00PM and 9:30PM AnjChito is a quartet composed of Angie Barkhouse on vocals/saxophone, Chito Salazar on guitar, Marco Kabeya on bass and Ivan Dimitrijevic on percussion. AnjChito’s compositions come from a style that combines the different musical influences they’ve had over the years. The music produced by the band is described as

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Monk’s Music

$15 coverSets at 8:00PM and 9:30PM Ali Berkok is a pianist, composer and sound designer. Moving into his third decade as a performing pianist, he has produced six albums as a leader for improvising outfit Arkana Music, and his current quartet, Aurochs. His solo piano album, Never Get Lost for Long, features reinvented jazz standards

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