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!

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...

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,...

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...

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...

BIG SMOKE BRASS

Big Smoke Brass was formed in the summer of 2017 by a group of friends from the University of Toronto’s Jazz Performance program. The band cut its teeth playing on the streets of the Toronto and quickly garnered a following...

BRUCE TOURNAY

Bruce Tournay has been impressing Canadian and international audiences with his effortless piano performance and his powerful voice since 1988. Bruce began as a member of the acclaimed Hamilton All Star Jazz Band, in which he won gold...

CHRIS GESTRIN

Since graduating with a Film Scoring degree from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in 1995, Vancouver native Chris Gestrin has become an integral part of the Canadian music scene. As a versatile pianist and multi-keyboardist,...

CHRISTOPHER BUTCHER

ABOUT CHRISTOPHER Chris Butcher is a musician firmly established as a representative of the global music village, transcending genre and cultural predisposition, and pleasing audiences across the world. As a leader of The Heavyweights...

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