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  1. When: Thursday, December 3 @ 7:00 PM Where: Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper Street, Ottawa, Ontario Soundtrack performed by the Jerry Granelli Trio, including renowned jazz artists Simon Fisk on bass and Chris Gestrin on piano, backed by the Cross Town Youth Chorus. Featuring excerpts from the Emmy Award-Winning Television Classic Jerry Granelli Trio: Jerry Granelli – drums Simon Fisk - bass Chris Gestrin - piano His tunes have been a part of Christmas tradition for North American families for the past 45 years, close as an old friend, comfortable as an old blanket. As one third of the legendary San Francisco-based Vince Guaraldi Trio, Jerry Granelli recorded what is arguably the greatest Christmas album of all time in 1965 – the soundtrack to the animated classic A Charlie Brown Christmas. Today Granelli is the only remaining member of the famed trio and this Christmas season he’s on the road to share the story of the band that recorded the famous soundtrack. Part oral history, part concert and part screening, join us for a unique opportunity to revisit Charles Schultz’s Christmas Classic with live musical accompaniment by the Jerry Granelli Trio. This performance promises to be an unforgettable experience for Peanuts and jazz music aficionados alike. Granelli and his band will be joined on stage with a local choir, the Cross Town Youth Chorus. web site: http://ottawajazzfestival.com/artists/charlie-brown-christmas/
  2. When: Thursday, November 19 @ 6:30 PM Where: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival’s popular annual benefit concert returns for an 18thyear to Library and Archives Canada November 19 for an evening of music and fun, highlighted by the rousing, emotional music of Toronto singer-songwriter Basia Bulat. The event will also feature a live auction with a variety of exciting items up for bid including exclusive memorabilia from past Festival headliners, travel, adventure and spa packages, excursions, concert tickets and much more. web site: http://ottawajazzfestival.com/artists/basia-bulat/
  3. Jazz and music lovers have much to look forward to in 2015. The Ottawa Jazz Festival will present the 4th TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival this February over two weekends from Feb. 6 – 8 and Feb. 13 – 15. The first weekend features a remarkable array of Canadian and international jazz heavyweights. The second weekend showcases unique projects and collaborations with a consummate gathering of remarkable jazz artistry. Shows in Sacred Spaces features the five individual artists such as Martha Wainwright in their own unique shows featured throughout various smaller spaces inside Dominion-Chalmers United Church. Later that evening inside the Sanctuary each artist will perform 3 songs in one breath-taking musical tribute to Canadian legend singer songwriter Leonard Cohen’s 80th birthday! More info: http://ottawajazzfestival.com/
  4. Christmas is defined by this classic. And it's a great family event! Don't forget to get your tickets.
  5. What better way to enjoy the spirit of the season than to laugh along with DuffleBag Theatre's hilarious rendition of Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol”. Presented by the Ottawa International Children’s Festival, this outrageously funny, interactive version of the beloved tale of Mr. Scrooge is unpredictable as selected audience members will be brought on stage to play various roles in the story. This benefit performance for the Children’s Festival also includes “mystery presents” – a collection of fun items for sale before the shows! Great fun and guaranteed value! Join us for this great adventure into the land of hilarious improv as done by the one and only DUFFLEBAG Theatre. Don’t be disappointed! Get your tickets early! All proceeds from tickets and the raffle benefit the Ottawa International Children's Festival - a celebration of the finest quality theatre, dance and music for young audiences in our community, celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2015. For tickets visit www.ottawachildrensfestival.ca or call 613-241-0999 Saturday, Dec 06, 2014 1:00PM EST Ottawa Little Theatre (400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa) Price: $18 for adults $12 for children twelve and under http://ottawachildrensfestival.ca/?portfolio=a-christmas-carol
  6. Back in Ottawa by popular demand! As close as an old friend, as comfortable as an old blanket, the Ottawa Jazz Festival Presents: A Charlie Brown Christmas concert. Jerry Granelli, as one third of the legendary San Francisco-based Vince Guaraldi Trio recorded what is arguably the greatest Christmas album of all time in 1965 – the soundtrack to the animated classic “A Charlie Brown Christmas”. Join us at Dominion-Chalmers United Church for this unique opportunity where Jerry Granelli guides us down his own personal "A Charlie Brown Christmas" memory lane. Hear songs from the award winning television classic performed by the Jerry Granelli Trio at the acoustically perfect Dominion-Chalmers United Church. A perfect show for jazz lovers and a huge amount of fun for the family! This concert/lecture experience promises a nostalgic romp, and an unforgettable Christmas concert from three of Canada’s most celebrated jazz musicians Simon Fisk on bass and Chris Gestrin on piano. Jerry’s tunes have been a part of Christmas tradition for North American families for the past forty-five years. Join this outstanding jazz band for a trip down memory lane and a great musical experience for all! For tickets visit www.ottawajazzfestival.com or call 613-241-2633 Thursday, Dec 04, 2014 7:00 PM EST Dominion-Chalmers United Church (355 Cooper Street, Ottawa) Price: $35 for adults $15 for children twelve and under
  7. The annual Ottawa Jazz Festival Benefit Concert and Live Auction is back! Coming Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Library and Archives Canada Chanteuse Susie Arioli will perform her latest album, “All the Way”. The three time Juno Awards nominee Susie Arioli is recognized for her gentle, warm voice that she brings to authentic interpretations of jazz and blues standards. She exploded upon the scene with the creation of her band in 1998. She and her group have opened for Ray Charles at the Montreal International Jazz Festival and have been in the limelight ever since, performing regularly at festivals, concerts, touring, and gigging in jazz venues around the world. The evening will begin with a live auction officiated by CBC’s “All in a Day” host, Alan Neal, bidders will have a variety of exciting items to bid on including: Two-night stays at the Fairmont Château Frontenac in Quebec, TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Gold Passes and a stay at the Fairmont Château Laurier, Via Rail travel vouchers, adventure packages and excursions, concerts tickets and much much more! For tickets visit www.ottawajazzfestival.com or call 613-241-2633 Thursday, Nov 06, 2014 6:30 PM EST Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, ON (395 Wellington Street, Ottawa) Price: $50
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