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.

Photo of Al Jarreau 1940-2017

Al Jarreau 1940-2017

Brantford Jazz Jazz Artists, Jazz Festival

We are very sad to hear of the passing of jazz icon Al Jarreau. What a privilege it was to have him as our headliner in 2011 at the Brantford International Jazz Festival. Al Jarreau’s vocal style was unique and his performance here will always be remembered. A true artist and gentleman. Our sincere condolences to the Jarreau family at …

Photograph of Canadian musician Kennie Marco.

Kennie Marco Comes Home!

Brantford Jazz Jazz Artists, Jazz Festival

Brantford born Kennie Marco has played in some of the hottest rhythm sections in rhythm and blues and popular music in North America, performing and recording with such notable talents as David Clayton Thomas and Blood Sweat and Tears, and Etta James. Living between Toronto and Los Angeles, he enjoyed the musical highlights of performing on The Tonight Show with …