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Welcome Karen Ng to the Guelph Jazz Festival Team

The Guelph Jazz Festival Board is delighted to announce that it has hired Karen Ng in the newly formed position of Assistant Artistic and General Director. Karen will be working in tandem with Scott Thomson, who has been promoted to position of Artistic and General Director, on festival programming and administration. This restructuring of the…

Guelph Film Festival, 9 November: The Strange Sound of Happiness

The GJF is pleased to be co-presenting Diego Pascal Panarello’s The Strange Sound of Happiness, Friday 9 November, 7:30pm, at The Church of the Apostles, 86 Glasgow Street North, as part of the 2018 Guelph Film Festival. “In this strange and beautiful film, Diego returns to Sicily, his home, after years of drifty. His dream of…

2018 Festival Review: Free Jazz Collective

Detailed review of the 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival by Connor Kurtz of the Free Jazz Collective.

2018 Festival Review: Avant Music News

Detailed review of the 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival in the Avant Music News by Irwin Block; read Part I and Part II.

Job Opportunity: Assistant Artistic and General Director

The Guelph Jazz Festival will be hiring an Assistant Artistic and General Director. See the job posting, with a 3 October deadline, here. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Day Five: Last Day of the 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival

After four full days of programming, the 25th Anniversary edition of the Guelph Jazz Festival wraps up today with two thoughtful, inspiring concerts. At noon – definitely not 2pm as listed in the printed GJF program; apologies for the confusion – the Guelph Youth Music Centre (75 Cardigan St.) hosts a double-bill featuring the international improvising…