2018 FESTIVAL TICKETS
On the day of the concert tickets can only be purchased at the door (subject to availability), from 30 minutes before showtime.
(for July 26th NYO concert only call: 1-855-515-0722)
Our ever popular “Six-Packs” are also on sale at the Shaw Box Office.
Jazz Masters – Phil Nimmons and David Braid
July 28 @ 7:30 pm
Co-presented with TD Niagara Jazz Festival – Juno winners Phil Nimmons (clarinet) and David Braid (piano) dazzle audiences with their new-age jazz interpretations and improvisations.
Tickets from $45 + HST – St. Mark’s Church
"Sophisticated and authentic" – New York Observer. "Refreshingly uncategorizable" – Paris Transatlantic.Hailed in the Canadian press as "one of his country’s true renaissance men when it comes to music" (The Ottawa Citizen), and "a jazz genius to call our own" (Maclean’s Magazine), composer and pianist, David Braid is an eight-time Juno nominee, and winner of three Juno Awards for his solo piano recording, ’Verge’, large ensemble recording, ’The David Braid Sextet Live.’, and small ensemble, "The North". Braid concertizes his original music and improvisations in the UK, Scandinavia, Continental Europe, Russia, China, Australia, The United States, and Canada. His arrangements and compositions were an integral part of the Chet Baker-inspired film, ’Born to Be Blue’ and his jazz score received praise for its "contemporary patina without sacrificing period authenticity" (The Times, UK). He also won ’Best Original Score’ and ’Best Original Song’ at the 2017 Screen Awards. "Braid’s tone, touch, chord voicings and imagination make him one of the most interesting new pianists I’ve encountered in a long time." – Doug Ramsey, recipient of Jazz Journalists Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award (USA)