Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Dwight says...

Anyone a fan of "The Office"? I love that show and I have to say the Ottawa Jazz Fest Office is a contender in adventure. Evan Clark our Media Coordinator, started asking for office recommendations for the festival and, well. it took on a life of its own...

Leave us your recommendation in the comments section and we'll draw a name for a pair of tickets to your choice.

Evan Clark – Media/Marketing Coordinator – Sisters Euclid, June 27 at 9 p.m. “One of the hidden gems of this year’s festival, these guys will really get your blood moving.”

Michelle Francis – Box office Manager -- Lucky Peterson, June 30 at 9 p.m. “The sexy tones of a Hammond B3 Organ… really need I say more?”

Jacqie MacKay — Artist Liaison -- Ruby Jean and the Thoughtful Bees, July 1 at 3 p.m. “A bass uppercut, with a sidekick of synth – you’ll be fighting your way onto the dance floor.”

Petr Cancura - Daniel Lanois's Black Dub July 3 at 9 p.m. "If Passion were not just a fruit it would sound just like this: sweet, groovy, and... delicious!"

Derek Lively – Graphic Designer – Daniel Lanois’ Black Dub, July 3 at 8:30 p.m. “Lanois is a modern sound guru/guitar hero.”

Julian Selody – Box Office -- Tigran Hamasyan, June 29th at 5 p.m. “Tigran Hamasyan exhibits extreme creativity in his piano playing. Ear Candy for sure! He’s also an amazing beatboxer.”

Catherine O’Grady – Executive Director – Tigran Hamasyan, June 29 at 5 p.m. “Ridiculously talented! You will NEVER hear piano played like this again.”

Kaitlyn Stokes –Artist Liaison -- Lee Fields and the Expressions, June 30 at 10:30 p.m. “Real-deal old-school funk and soul –One throwback not to miss!”

Ashley Judd – Box Office -- Kazutoki Umezu KIKI Band, June 30 at 9 p.m. “Super high energy jazz-rock quartet of phenomenal musicians. Electric. Crazy. Highly recommended!”

Mado Imrie – Artist Liaison – Shad, June 25 at 10:30 p.m. “A Canadian hip hop artist that is sure to knock your socks off!”

Elie MacDonald – Sponsorship – Robert Plant and the Band of Joy June 23, 8:30 p.m. “He’s a rock god.”

Suzan Zilahi - Director of Sponsoship and Marketing - k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang, June 25 at 8:30 p.m. "I’m thrilled to hear the sublime voice of k.d. lang live for the first time."

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