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 …

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Matt Dusk Headlines the 9th Brantford International Jazz Festival

Brantford Jazz Events, Jazz Artists, Jazz Festival

Like countless listeners and lovers around the world, Matt Dusk gets lost in the music of Chet Baker. “It’s usually at night when I’m drinking a bottle of wine with my lady,” says the 34‐year-­old Toronto crooner. “Pretty soon, my attention turns to her, and, well, I get lost… in other things. And for me, that’s Chet Baker. It’s the …

A band performing on the Main Stage of the Brantford Jazz Festival

Complete Schedule and Biographies for our 8th Festival

Brantford Jazz Jazz Artists, Jazz Festival

Are you ready for some great Jazz? Check out our the complete line-up of performances for the 8th Annual Brantford International Jazz Festival, and learn more about the artists who will perform on our four stages: – the Bell Stage (Main Stage), featuring world class performers – The Local Stage, featuring talented performers from the area – The Next Generation …

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Gino Vannelli Headlines the 8th Annual Brantford International Jazz Festival

Brantford Jazz Jazz Festival, News

We’re pleased to announce Canadian superstar and multi platinum and gold record award winner Gino Vannelli as the headliner for the 8th Annual Brantford International Jazz Festival. Since his debut release of Crazy Life, in 1973, Gino Vannelli has remained one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary music. Born in Montreal in the summer of 1952, Vannelli grew up …