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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/
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/
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