Thursday, February 8, to Saturday, February 10, 2018
La Nouvelle Scène, 333 King Edward Avenue, unless otherwise specified
Tickets: per individual show, at $30 each. 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 8
6 p.m.: Studio A: Quartetski does Bartok's Mikrokosmos, $30
7:30 p.m.: Studio B: Dock in Absolute, $30
9 p.m.: Studio A: Barbra Lica, $30 [review of her 2017 JUNOfest show]
9:30 p.m.: Mercury Lounge: Kelsey Hayes EP Release $10 in advance, $15 at the door
10 p.m.: Studio B: Paolo Angeli, $30
Friday, February 9
6 p.m.: Studio A: Hilario Duran & Ottawa Latin Jazz Big Band, $30
7:30 p.m.: Studio B: Emma Frank, $30
10 p.m.: Studio B: Jim Black Trio featuring Elias Stemeseder & Thomas Morgan, $30
Saturday, February 10
5 p.m.: Studio B: Steve Boudreau Trio, $30 [review of the trio's CD release concert]
6 p.m.: Studio A: The 33z play Michael Jackson, $30
7:30 p.m.: Studio B: Special Project: Taps and traps: Heather Cornell and Jesse Stewart, $30
9 p.m.: Studio A: Fred Hersch, $30 [review]
Multiple-show passes: Thursday, Friday, or Saturday pass: $60. Full festival pass: $150
Jam sessions will be presented in the Bistro at La Nouvelle Scène on Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10, from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., with food and drink service. Late night jam sessions are included in the ticket price. The host band is the Beeched Wailers. Musicians are welcome to sit in.