The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra Headlines our 10th Festival!

Brantford Jazz Jazz Artists, Jazz Festival

The 10th Annual Brantford International Jazz Festival proudly presentsThe Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Directed by Scotty Barnhart, with Guest vocalist Brianna Thomas – Celebrating the 100th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald. Appearing Saturday, September 16 at 8 PM at The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. Tickets $68 & $58 In the history of Jazz music, there is only one bandleader …

Photograph of Jazz Singer Carol Welsman

The Bell Stage Lineup for our 10th Festival

Brantford Jazz Jazz Festival

We’re pleased to announce our line up for the Main stage (The Bell Stage) at the 10th annual Brantford International Jazz Festival. This year’s Festival includes a stellar range of performers from Canada and the U.S. covering many styles and genres including jazz standards, funk, big band, afro-cuban and much more! Bell Stage performances are free to attend, so why …

Larry Coryell performs for the crowd

Larry Coryell 1943 – 2017

Brantford Jazz Jazz Artists, News

Jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell has passed away. It was great to have met him and watched his performance here at the 2nd Annual Brantford International Jazz Festival in 2009. Sincere condolences to the Coryell family.