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
We're happy to announce that Rosanna Svirk is the winner of the Sony Bravia TV generously donated by Brant Stereo. Rosanna is pictured with Brantford International Jazz Festival co-founder and Artistic Director, Frank DiFelice. Thank you to everyone who participated in this years draw!
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
Enjoy our highlight reel from the 8th Annual Brantford International Jazz Festival! Be sure to save the dates for this years Festival: September 16, 17 and 18, 2016. And don't forget your tickets for our headliner: [visibility type="hidden-phone"][content_band class="center-text" inner_container="true" no_margin="true" padding_top="15%" padding_bottom="15%" bg_color="#c6c6c6" bg_image="https://brantfordjazzfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Matt-Dusk-2016-slide.jpg" parallax="false"] [column type="one-half"].[/column] [column type="one-half" last="true"]Tickets are now available for
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,
On Monday, April 16th the The Luis Mario Ochoa Quintet will perform in the lobby of the Sanderson Centre for the performing Arts, as part of the 19th year of the Brantford Downtown Jazz Concert Series. [x_button shape="pill" size="large" float="none" href="https://tickets.sandersoncentre.ca/TheatreManager/1/login&event=731" title="Buy Tickets Now" target="blank" info="none" info_place="top" info_trigger="hover"]Buy Tickets[/x_button] Vocalist, guitarist, composer, arranger and band
We are very sad to hear of the passing of Frank Sinatra Jr. What a privilege it was to have him as our headliner in 2014 at the Brantford International Jazz Festival. A very gentle spirit and an extraordinary artist. It is an evening that we will always cherish. Our sincere condolences to the Sinatra
On Monday, Dec 14th the Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats will perform in the lobby of the Sanderson Centre for the performing Arts, as part of the 19th year of the Brantford Downtown Jazz Concert Series. “Her upbeat positive attitude make Pangman a perfect choice as Top Canadian swinger. She brings the songs of early
On Monday, Nov 16th the Canadian Jazz Quartet will be filling the lobby of the Sanderson Centre performing great mainstream Jazz with a swinging an graceful treatment. Founded in 1987, the CJQ is a result of a musical collaboration among four of the best musicians on the Toronto club and studio scene. [x_button shape="pill" size="large"
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