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!

November 17, 2019

ADREAN FARRUGIA

2016, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022,

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...

June 5, 2018

ADRIAN JURAS

2019, 2022,

DATE: Sunday, May 19th, 2019
TIME: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
EVENT: Twilight Jazz Series: Springtime in Paris ft. Juliet Dunn
VENUE: Corks Playhouse Theatre
ADDRESS:  19 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
TICKET PRICE: $15 in advance /$20 at th...

March 14, 2019

ALISON YOUNG

2019, 2022,

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...

May 26, 2022

ANDREW MCCARTHY

2022,

Andrew McCarthy (B.Mus) is a native of St. John’s, Newfoundland and has been an active member of the diverse music scene of his hometown for the past decade as percussionist, drummer, composer, and educator. Andrew’s passion for music...

March 15, 2022

ANTHONY D’ALESSANDRO

2022,

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...

June 5, 2018

BARBARA MANTINI

2018, 2022,

Barbara is a powerful and versatile vocal artist, with a professional singing and acting career spanning over 30 years. She is best known as one of the members of Canada’s premier vocal trio “The Mantini Sisters”, who have performed...

November 18, 2022

Ben Wittman

2022

Percussionist, composer and producer Ben Wittman was raised in the creative and adventuresome atmosphere of Bennington College, Vermont during the ’60s and ’70s. He attended college at New England Conservatory of Music in...

March 15, 2022

BENNY BENACK III

2022,

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...

February 22, 2022

BETH BARTLEY

2022,

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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