Live jazz in Ottawa-Gatineau on Friday, January 18, 2019

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Updated February 9, 2017
Thursday, February 9, to Sunday, February 12, 2017
La Nouvelle Scène, 333 King Edward Avenue, unless otherwise specified
Tickets: per individual show, ranging from $26.50 to $39.50. Full festival pass and day passes also available.
Available from from the Ottawa Jazz Festival: on-line, via telephone, or in person at their office. Service fees apply.

Thursday, February 9

7 p.m.: Studio A: Tony Wilson & A Day's Life Band, $26.50

8 p.m.: Studio B: Mélanie E., $26.50 [Jazz Ramble appearance]

9 p.m.: Studio A: Miguel Zénon Quartet, $39.50

Friday, February 10

7 p.m.: Studio A: Tia Brazda, $26.50

8 p.m.: Studio B: Atlantis Jazz Ensemble, $26.50 [review]

9 p.m.: Studio A: Emilie-Claire Barlow, $39.50 [interview with Emilie-Claire Barlow about her latest CD]

Saturday, February 11

6 p.m.: Studio B: The 33z Play the Music of Prince, $26.50

7 p.m.: Studio A: Harris Eisenstadt Old Growth Forest, $26.50

8 p.m.: Studio B: The Mark Ferguson Quartet, $26.50 [interview with Mark Ferguson about his latest CD]

9 p.m.: Studio A: Special Project – “Afro Cuban Meets Jazz” featuring the Miguel de Armas Quartet, Jane Bunnett, and Amado Dedeu Garcia, $26.50 [interview with Jane Bunnett about this show]

10:30 p.m.: The Bank Street Bonbons at the Mercury Lounge, $15 [review of the Bonbons]

Sunday, February 12

6 p.m.: Studio A: Sienna Dahlen's Ice Age Paradise, $26.50 [review of Sienna Dahlen singing this music]

8 p.m.: Studio A: Kirk MacDonald/Pat LaBarbera Quartet with Adam Nussbaum and Kieran Overs, $39.50 [interview with Kirk MacDonald/Pat LaBarbera about this quartet] [review of the group's show here in June]

Multiple-show passes: Thursday, Friday, or Saturday pass: $70. Sunday pass: $45. Full festival pass: $189

Jam sessions will be presented in the Bistro at La Nouvelle Scène on Friday, February 10 and Saturday, February 11, after the last show (about 10:30pm) with food and drink service. Late night jam sessions are included in the ticket price. The host band is Petr Cancura (saxophone), Michel Delage (drums), Alex Bilodeau (bass), and Roddy Ellias (guitar), and musicians are welcome to sit in.

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