2022 Artists

Here are all the artists for the 2022 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 2023.  Check back frequently for updates!

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ALISON YOUNG

Alison Young is a JUNO nominated saxophonist, vocalist, and composer. Born in Ottawa, she moved to Toronto in the early 2000s to study music at the University of Toronto, and has been an active presence on the city’s jazz scene...

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ANTHONY D’ALESSANDRO

Anthony D’Alessandro is a pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader based in Toronto, Ontario. His own bands have been showcased in many notable venues and festivals across Ontario including the Toronto Summer Music Festival, the...

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BENNY BENACK III

By age 30, trumpeter and singer Benny Benack III has proven to be that rarest of talents: not only a fiery trumpet player with a stirring command of the postbop trumpet vernacular in the vein of Kenny Dorham and Freddie Hubbard, but...

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BETH BARTLEY

We all met in 1990 and started an annual benefit concert for Women’s Shelters in Niagara. That’s when I moved here with my husband and musical partner Mark Clifford. Together as the duo Vox Violins, we have played all over...

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BETSY TAURO

Betsy Tauro is a singer, actor and musician from the Niagara Region. She has performed with Niagara Big Band, Niagara Express, sisterLune, and BroadBand as vocalist, bass player, on keyboards and guitar. Performing on the TD Jazz...

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BRADLEY KRAUSS

Bradley Krauss is a professional musician residing in the Niagara Region. Fluent on the piano as well as the guitar, he prefers the latter to convey his contemporary influenced modern jazz style. He has performed around Ontario with...

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BRENDAN PELTIER

Having 30+ years of performing experience and enjoyed success from a very young age in the field of music, Brendan Peltier feels fully qualified to add his musical texture to whatever project comes over the horizon. After studying...

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CHERI MARACLE

Cheri Maracle is a multi- award nominated actor/singer/ songwriter from the Six Nations of the Grand river Territory, Ontario. She has been performing in Canada, the U.S. and Europe in the last 20 years. Cheri has released three...

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EMILIO GEREMIA

Emilio Geremia is 13 years old and lives in Welland, Ontario. He has been studying piano since he was 3 ½ years old with Mr. Ted Ellis. Just this week, he completed his Grade 9 Canadian National Conservatory of Music (CNCM) Piano...

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ERNESTO CERVINI

JUNO Award winner Ernesto Cervini is a sought-after drummer, composer and bandleader and an influential presence on Canada’s modern jazz scene and beyond. He has documented his vision with the Ernesto Cervini Quartet (featuring Joel...

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