Ottawa International Jazz Festival

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Country and Region CanadaOntario
Type of Festival Music
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Ottawa International Jazz Festival
61A York Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T2 Canada
Phone: (01) 613-241-2633
Fax: (01) 613-241-5774

Festival Description

The Ottawa International Jazz Festival is the National Capital Region’s première music event. In its twenty-third year of consecutive programming and operation, the OIJF is the second longest continuous-running jazz festival in Canada, and boasts the biggest loyal audience of any event in eastern Ontario! It also claims credit for having presented some of the most dynamic jazz artists on the scene today, such as Tony Bennett, Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Branford Marsalis, Stanley Jordan, Courtney Pine, Sonny Rollins, Terence Blanchard, Diana Krall, D.D. Jackson, Maynard Ferguson, John Mayall, and Salsa Celtica, to name a few.

Festival Dates June 20 - July 1, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • The Heavy
  • Dr. John & The Nite Trippers
  • Willie Nelson & Family
  • Macy Gray and David Murray Big Band
  • David Byrne & St. Vincent
  • Bob James, David Sanborn: Featuring Steve Gadd
  • The Chucho Valdés Quintet
  • Aretha Franklin
  • The Bad Plus
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra w/ Wynton Marsalis
  • Wayne Shorter Quartet


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  • Phone: (01) 613-755-1111


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