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!

ABEL MARCEL

Abel Marcel is one of the most versatile Cuban piano players from his generation on the scene today: composer, arranger, producer, pianist, band leader and educator. He has been recording dozens of albums from hip-hop to salsa, from...

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...

ALEX GEORGE

Alex George is a violin and mandolin musician from Almonte Ontario. He has been playing violin for 12 years and has a wide repertoire of music from jazz to country, classical to contemporary. He enjoys performing to all ages in all...

ALEXA FRASER

Alexa Fraser is a Puppet and Mask Maker and Puppeteer, Costume Designer and Seamstress and Textile and Installation Artist, from St.Catharines, Ontario. With a B.Des in Fashion Design from Ryerson University, Alexa has worked as a...

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...

BUCKY BERGER

Bucky has been a professional musician for over 51 years and still going strong. He has recorded many albums over the years and has had a wide and varied career touching on many genres of music including: blues, soul, soca, calypso,...

CHRIS NORTHINGTON

While performing a benefit for Camp Good Days, when asked about his favorite kind of music to play his response was simply “good.”  For over 30 years C-Note has been doing just that, playing good music for anyone who needed a bass...

CHRISTOPHER BUTCHER

Christopher 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 Brass...

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