Carl Strempler

Carl Strempler

Carl began his musical journey on a home electronic Hammond organ in his early teens. He migrated to Trumpet and Continue reading Carl Strempler

Grant Simpson

Grant Simpson

Grant Simpson has been immersed in music and theatre from the very beginning of his career. Learning the trade as Continue reading Grant Simpson

Kurt Tittlemier

Kurt Tittlemier is an award winning guitarist and native of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Kurt is currently the President of the Winnipeg Continue reading Kurt Tittlemier

Niall Bakkestad-Legare

“… a powerful young tenor saxophonist… he has a big sound and tremendous facility, but he also has an open, Continue reading Niall Bakkestad-Legare

Julene/Julie Gravett

Julene is a Drummer, Teacher, composer, and a graduate of the Grant MacEwan Music program. Julene has recorded with many Continue reading Julene/Julie Gravett

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 Continue reading Amber Epp

Cory Iwasiuk

Cody Iwasiuk

Cody Iwasiuk is a drummer, engineer, and music educator from Winnipeg, Canada. Known as an in-demand session and live drummer Continue reading Cody Iwasiuk

Bill McMahon

Bill McMahon

Born in Winnipeg some time ago, Bill is pleased to have been involved in the local jazz and Blues scene Continue reading Bill McMahon

Janice Finlay

Janice Finlay

Janice is a woodwind “triple threat” whose artistry on saxophone, flute and clarinet has taken her across North America and Continue reading Janice Finlay

Connor Derraugh

Connor Derraugh

Connor is a Jazz Performance Degree graduate from the University of Manitoba with a double major in piano and saxophone. Continue reading Connor Derraugh

Jeff Presslaff

Jeff Presslaff

JEFF PRESSLAFF is a pianist, trombonist, composer and arranger who made Winnipeg his home in 1997 and has since become Continue reading Jeff Presslaff

Brian Klowak

Brian Klowak

Jazz saxophonist Brian Klowak has been featured on CBC Radio national jazz broadcasts, Jazz Beat and After Hours, and locally Continue reading Brian Klowak

Marco Cunha

Marco Castillo

Specializing in Specialized in Brazilian Music and Latin World music, Marco sings in Portuguese, Spanish, English, French and Italian. Multi-instrumentalist, Continue reading Marco Castillo

Karl Kohut

Karl Kohut

Double bass, bass guitar. Assistant Professor of Jazz Bass at the University of Manitoba Desaultels Faculty of Music. Contact Karl Continue reading Karl Kohut

Walle Larsson

Walle Larsson

Dividing his time between Winnipeg Canada and southern California – Walle is intensely devoted to his craft – and a creative imagination Continue reading Walle Larsson

Big City All Star Band

Big City All Star Band

Whether it’s a large gala or small function, the Big City All Star Band has a solution for every occasion Continue reading Big City All Star Band

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra

WJO Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra

The Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra (WJO) is Canada’s first community-based, non-profit professional jazz orchestra; its equal can be found in only Continue reading WJO Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra