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 …

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 …