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The Gift of Jazz: From Africa to New Orleans to the True North Strong and Free [Sold Out]

Thursday, February 14, 2019
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

This event is sold out. Thank you for your interest!

From the cotton fields to the jazz sounds of today, The Gift of Jazz is a celebration of the courage, determination, grace and unrelenting spirit of the men and women who overcame incredible challenges, as well as their contributions and impact on Black history, culture and music.

This special Black History Month tribute features special guests Deborah Davis and Segue to Jazz; Canadian Olympic hurdler Sekou Kaba, CTV News weekend anchor Stefan Keyes, Ottawa English Poet Laureate Jamaal Jackson Rogers, jazz vocalist Michael Hanna, and former world tap-dancing champion, Darin Kyle.

In English.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the event page or, or call 613-321-2066.

NGC members receive a $15 discount on admission with presentation of their membership ID.

Presented by Odyssey Showcase and sponsored by the TD Ready Commitment.

The National Gallery of Canada is the proud host venue for The Gift of Jazz.

Thursday, February 14, 2019
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
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