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It's your scene! Support's funding drive on now told you about jazz in unexpected contexts like this Conjunction show at Chamberfest ©Brett Delmage, 2016

Once a year we ask readers like you to donate to so that we can continue serving the jazz community.

Your donation now will help make's revealing news reports, insightful  interviews,  unique video stories, colourful photos of the scene, and honest concert reviews possible.

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Your donation of any amount supports our independent reporting that puts our readers and jazz fans first and enables us to promote regional and Canadian jazz. cannot receive any government funding or grants (there isn't any). Nor do we work for the musicians and venues we report about (we follow the Canadian Association of Journalists ethics guidelines). Because we receive donations from a broad base of readers with many jazz interests, we can provide you with in-depth, fair, and impartial reporting. told you about jazz in unexpected places, such as John Stetch playing in the local Steinway Piano Gallery ©Brett Delmage, 2016Why readers are supporting in this campaign

For too long, the Ottawa jazz scene has been operating largely under the radar, and yet, talents abound. Thank you for making all this rich cultural asset available to all.
   Francois Dumaine, reader and donor, December 2016

I have really enjoyed your excellent multifaceted work over these years, and I hope will continue to be a vital resource for the jazz community for many more years to come!
   Peter Liu, reader and donor, December 2016

Donors to last season's successful funding campaign told us why they supported

  • I am supporting this because it is an incredible source to discover good local live music. The Best!
  • I find's coverage to be indispensable to knowing about the jazz that has been, is being, and will be performed in Ottawa and surroundings ... no other source has the in-depth interviews and photo coverage that does.
  • No one is more in depth or more present than Thank you for your continuing support of the local music community and for providing a comprehensive resource for those looking to be in the know.
  • Instead of shuffling through a dozen papers we look in one spot for our jazz fix.
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  • Ottawa's jazz history stays alive through stories and videos in their archives.