We're the leading on-line publication dedicated to live jazz and creative, improvised music performance in Ottawa-Gatineau and the National Capital Region. We've been publishing event listings, news and reviews, photos, podcasts and videos on our website and in our weekly email newsletter since 2009. Thanks for checking us out.
OttawaJazzScene.ca helps you discover more jazz and enjoy jazz more
With us, you can
- Win tickets to local shows in Win Tickets
- Discover artists and explore your jazz community in our video and written news stories and interviews with jazz musicians in News and Interviews
- Revisit Ottawa-Gatineau (and further afield) concerts you attended or missed, or check out an artist before hearing them in Reviews
- See photographs of the jazz scene in Ottawa-Gatineau in Ottawa Jazz Seen
- Tune your radio dial to hear jazz in Ottawa Jazz Radio
- Learn about upcoming concerts, jams, and club or restaurant performances in Upcoming Shows and Extra-jazz Affairs. We list almost 2000 events per year. There's lots of jazz and improvised music going on, of whatever type you like!
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Want a quick introduction to the scene? Read our monthly jazz highlights stories, telling you what's coming up each month, which began in 2015.
Want a more historical view? Read our yearly recaps of the Ottawa-Gatineau jazz scene:
- 2014: An improvised jazz year in Ottawa-Gatineau
- Ottawa-Gatineau's 2013 Jazz Score
- What we heard and what we talked about (Ottawa-Gatineau jazz in 2012) (plus 7 related articles)
- watch a slideshow of scene photos on our donation form
- Our 2011 recap: jazz and improvisation probe the boundaries in Ottawa
- 2010: a busy year for Jazz and improvisation in Ottawa (and one article)
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