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Nicole Ratté honoured for innovative show

Nicole Ratté ©2011 Brett DelmageOn November 20, Ottawa Jazz vocalist Nicole Ratté was awarded the Performing Arts Award from the Outaouais Art Council Foundation, for her 2013 show Le jazz d’une génération à l’autre (Jazz Across Generations).

Ratté was the initiator and artistic director of the project, which featured 40 artists from 5 to 75 years old. She spent 18 months developing the show.

You can see a video of the first song of the show, "It Don’t Mean a Thing", featuring six adults and six teenagers, at www.jazzgenerations.com.