Amber Epp

Amber Epp

The shortest distance between a Mennonite choir and an open-air jazz patio in Havana is Amber Epp. A childhood of singing at the dinner table and exploring the piano (with her fingers and her toes) has not surprisingly culminated in music filled with adventure, discovery, joy, and a Western Canadian Music Award for one of her four CDs. A connoisseur of musical genres, Amber transports you with her to wherever she’s going. No matter the language, no matter the country, from Cuba to the Yukon, Amber leaves you with a heart pumping out the rhythms of the world.

“You instantly know you’re in great hands from the moment Amber Epp begins singing. The depth and breadth of her skill becomes evident – and suddenly, you are transported to wherever she wants to take you, and you can’t help but be entirely seduced.”
– Heather Bishop

Performance Highlights

  • 2008-present: TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival (annual performances)
  • 2021: Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and Papa Mambo Trio
  • 2021: Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra (Guest)
  • 2020: Three West End Cultural Centre shows (socially distanced or filmed)
  • 2009-2020: Weekly performances at Hermanos Restaurant
  • 2015: Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (Guest)
  • 2015: Three Canadian tours (including Medicine Hat Jazz Festival, Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival)
  • 2011: WCMA Industry Awards, BreakOut West (Yukon, YT)

Awards/Nominations

  • 2014 Global Music Award for Jazz
  • 2011 Western Canadian Music Award: World Music
  • 2011 Canadian Folk Music Award Nomination

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