2021 Artists

Here are all the artists for the 2021 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 2022.  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...

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...

AMIR AMIRI

Amiri was born in Tehran, Iran where much of his youth was spent studying the santur, a 72-string hammer dulcimer that lies at the heart of Persian classical music. Classically trained, Amiri has always sought to explore the limits of...

ANDREW MCPHERSON

Andrew McPherson is a 2-time Juno Award nominee and 2-time Canadian Music Award winner. A music industry veteran of over 30 years, Andrew has released a total of 14 albums to date with projects exploring his love of globally diverse...

CHRISTOPHER PLATT

Chris Platt is an accomplished Toronto-based guitarist and composer.  He regularly performs at well-known venues around the city as a leader and sideman, and has played with legendary musicians such as Dave Leibman, Norma Winstone,...

CLARK JOHNSTON

Clark Johnston started his professional career as a bassist in 1994 and has since had the opportunity to work with the likes of Peter Appleyard, Diana Panton, Reg Schwager, and Don Thompson–just to name a few. He performs...

CRYSTAL D’CUNHA

Crystal D’Cunha is a highly respected as a Leader in the Customer Experience Industry for her unique approach to Employee Experience(EX) and Customer Experience(CX) Design. As The INSIDE View’s Chief Experience Officer, Crystal D’Cunha...

DIZZY AND FAY

Somewhere in the night a melody spills out of a smokey alley and bounces down the cobblestone. That’s where you’ll find Dizzy & Fay; through the secret door in your heart, singing love songs to the American Songbook. In the past...

DOMINIQUE LALAMA

Dominique Lalama is a 23-year-old Fenwickian living in Toronto, who is so happy to be back in the Niagara region to participate in this amazing festival! Dominique has been playing instruments and singing since she was 4, encouraged by...

DOUG MUNDY

Doug Mundy, a long time Niagara resident, began studying piano at 10 years of age concentrating on Royal Conservatory of Music repertoire. At age 14, Doug began experimenting with improvisation, mainly playing around with simple blues...

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