ANNOUNCING: JAZZY JUNIORS PROGRAM WITH SOPHIA PERLMAN

DATE: Sunday, July 26th, 2015 STAGE: Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library ADDRESS: 10 Anderson Lane, NOTL, ON TIME: 12:00pm – 1:00pm TICKET PRICE: $10 + HST BAND MEMBERS: Sophia Perlman – Singing Adrean Farrugia – Playing the Piano BAND BIO: Sophia Perlman is a singer, songwriter and educator, who loves helping people discover that they love to sing. Adrean Farrugia is an …

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 Announcement: WARREN STIRTZINGER DUO

DATE: Thursday July 23rd, 2015 STAGE: Stratus Vineyards ADDRESS: 2059 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 TIME: 6:00PM – 8:00PM TICKET PRICE: $39.00 + HST BAND MEMBERS: Warren Stirtzinger – guitarist George Kane – guitarist ARTIST BIO: George Kane – Guitarist Well-establish in the Buffalo jazz culture for the past 30 years, George has performed with many of the …

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 …

(De)Constructing the Archtop Jazz Guitar Workshop with Paul Saunders

DATE: Sunday July 26th, 2015 STAGE: NOTL Public Library ADDRESS: 10 Anderson Ln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 TIME: 2:00pm – 3:30pm TICKET PRICE: $10 + HST “(De) Constructing the Archtop Jazz Guitar Workshop with Paul Saunders” Followed by a jazz guitar demo with jazz guitarist Warren Stirtzinger. A close look at the way the archtop jazz guitar is made; construction techniques, methods …

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: ASHLEY ST. PIERRE TRIO

DATE: Friday July 24, 2015 STAGE: Jackson-Triggs Estate Winery, Flagship event ADDRESS: 2145 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 TIME: 8:00PM – 8:30PM TICKET PRICE: $64 + HST / $166+ HST (with food) BAND MEMBERS: Ashley St Pierre – vocalist, composer, arranger Jakub Zapotoczny – piano Mark Dunn – bass BAND BIO: The Ashley St. Pierre Trio is a collection of …

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. …

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 …