2020 Artists

Here are all the artists for the 2020 Niagara Jazz Festival! You can scroll through all of them, or search for specific artists using the search field. We are also adding the new artists that will be performing for our various events throughout the rest of the year and into 2021.  Check back frequently for updates!

ADREAN FARRUGIA

Adrean Farrugia began playing piano at the age of 12. By age 16 he decided that he would dedicate his life to music. Since then he has become recognized as one of Canada’s finest pianists and composers, having shared the music he...

ALINE HOMZY

Aline Homzy is a classical and jazz award-winning violinist and composer. From Montreal but living in Toronto, Aline is in high-demand as an improvising violinist, a teacher and as a session player around the world. Aline’s most...

ALISTAIR ROBERTSON

Born in Birmingham, England, Alistair first picked up a saxophone at age 13. His professional career began at 16, touring extensively throughout the United Kingdom and Europe with pop, rock and jazz acts including KC and the Sunshine...

AMANDA MARTINEZ

Amanda credits her longtime band for being a huge support to her career. “They are world class musicians who I feel lucky to play with. Each one contributes to our overall sound.” Her band features her long time guitarist and...

AMANDA TOSOFF

Amanda Tosoff is a B.C.-raised Toronto-based pianist, composer, and bandleader, with five albums to her credit. Along her fascinating career path, Amanda has performed with such internationally recognized artists as Ingrid Jensen,...

ASHLEY ST. PIERRE

After studying at OCAD for a year, Ashley St. Pierre decided to pursue jazz voice and composition at Mohawk College where she completed the Applied Music diploma program. During her 2nd and 3rd years she received full scholarship...

ATTILA FIAS

Attila Fias is a Hungarian-born, Toronto-raised pianist, composer, arranger and producer. He combines elements such as Brazilian lilt and rhythm, Indian phrasing, Hungarian harmonic and melodic expression, Latin intensity and...

AUSTIN PATTERSON

Austin grew up in the arts community of Sechelt on The Sunshine Coast in British Columbia.  She has studied art throughout her upbringing at Arts Umbrella programs as well as learning from her two artist parents. Currently Austin is...

BADIÉ

Born in the 19th district of Paris, France to an Ivorian father and a French mother, Badié was interested in the mystical, unifying, energizing and pacifying power of music at a young age. He would often listen to the reggae, soul,...

BERNIE SENENSKY

Three-time Juno nominee, twice voted “Best Acoustic Pianist” in the Jazz Report awards, and winner of a SOCAN award for “Best Jazz Composition”, Bernie Senensky has earned the reputation of being one of...

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