WORLD MUSIC on the BEACH

WORLD MUSIC on the BEACH  Date:  Sunday, July 21, 2019 Time:  11 am – 10 pm (‘Active Zone’ starts at 9 am) Venue:  Lakeside Park Beach Address: 9 Main St, St. Catharines, ON L2N 7R8 Price:  FREE EVENT – Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs! *Full schedule coming soon! Various WORLD MUSIC Artists Include: Mdou Moctar, Sultans of String, Neema Children’s …

Jazz for the Ages: A Jazz Workshop with Brian Katz – October 22nd

RIDLEY COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT AND TD NIAGARA JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESENTS Jazz for the Ages A Jazz Workshop with Brian Katz What: Jazz Workshop with Brian Katz Where: Mandeville Theatre, Ridley College, St. Catharines, ON Who: Students in grades 7 – 12 When: 4 – 5pm October 22, 2015 ADMISSION IS FREE Brian Katz is an internationally acclaimed guitarist, pianist, recording …

NJF Update: ZACH PRESTON & ESTILO COHIBA

DATE: Saturday July 25th, 2015 STAGE: Niagara Outlet Collection Mall ADDRESS: 300 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 TIME: 1:00PM – 5:00PM TICKET PRICE: Free BAND MEMBERS: Zach Preston – Guitar, founder, leader Miguelito – Bongos, Vocals El Nino Jimmy – Congas, Vocals William Preston – Bass BAND BIO: An Old Havana feel mixed with Rumba Flamenco. ARTIST BIOS: Fusing …

NJF Artist Update: SHIELDS, NELSON DUO

DATE: Friday July 24th, 2015 STAGE: Cork’s Wine Bar and Restaurant ADDRESS: 19 Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 TIME: 8:30PM – 12:30PM TICKET PRICE: FREE BAND MEMBERS: Bob Shields – Guitar Meredith Nelson – Bass ARTIST BIOS: Bob Shields and Meredith Nelson have been playing Jazz music together for many years. They have developed an extensive song book and …

NJF Update: A Listener’s Guide to Jazz

DATE: Saturday July 25th, 2015 STAGE: Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre ADDRESS: 10 Anderson Ln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 TIME: 3:00PM-5:00PM TICKET PRICE: $10 + HST ABOUT THE SHOW: A Listener’s Guide to Jazz hosted by Mark Micklethwaite (Formerly JAZZ.FM91’s Community Engagement and Education Manager). Based on the successful course, “Jazz 101: The Beginner’s Guide to Jazz”, this interactive presentation will provide …

NJF Artist Announcement: MARK UCCI DUO

DATE: Friday July 24, 2015 STAGE: Weinkeller ADDRESS: 5633 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3N5 TIME: 6:00pm – 9:00pm TICKET PRICE: FREE (with Dinner) BAND MEMBERS: Mark Ucci-Guitar Meredith Nelson-Bass BAND BIO: Performing mainstream classic jazz and Latin jazz standards. ARTIST BIOS: Born in Hamilton, Ontario and raised in Burlington, Mark took up the guitar at age 8 and was …

NJF 2015 Artist UPDATE: The Vineyard Jazz Group

DATE: Friday July 24th, 2015 STAGE: The Garrison House ADDRESS: 111C, Unit 2 Garrison Village Drive, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 TIME: 10:00PM – 1:00 AM TICKET PRICE: Free BAND MEMBERS: Adrian Juras – Bass Mike Tuyp – Guitar Allan Campopiano – Drums BAND BIO: All three of the members have extensive touring experience throughout North America. The Vineyard Jazz Group …

NJF Artist Update: JAZZ.FM91 YOUTH BIG BAND

DATE: Sunday, July 26th, 2015 STAGE: The Village Outdoor Stage ADDRESS:111 Garrison Village Drive, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, L0S 1J0 TIME: 12:15PM – 1:15PM TICKET PRICE: Free BAND MEMBERS: JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band Jules Estrin, Musical Director BAND BIO: The JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band is a dynamic ensemble that features outstanding middle and secondary school students performing classic and contemporary jazz at venues throughout Ontario. …

Announcing 2015 Artist Update: IAN GREEN

DATE: Friday July 24th, 2015 STAGE: Cat’s Kitchen & Bar ADDRESS: 6788 Thorold Stone Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 1B4 TIME: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM TICKET PRICE: Free BAND MEMBERS: Ian Green, pianist BAND BIO: Ian Green is a pianist and musician specializing in a variety of musical styles. Ian is also a prolific composer and writes music for film …

2015 Artist Announcement: TJADERAMA

DATE: Saturday July 25th, 2015 STAGE: Simcoe Park ADDRESS: Picton St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1T0 TIME: 3:45PM – 4:30PM TICKET PRICE: Free BAND MEMBERS: Randy Stirtzinger – Leader/vibist John Sherwood – Pianist Alex Godinez – Conguero Kevin Lipischak – Drums Rob McBride – Bass BAND BIO: Tjaderama plays the Latin-jazz stylings of both Cal Tjader and Clare Fischer,  two of the idioms …