- June 22, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
(Bring a blanket or festival chair. We will have some chairs on hand.)
Jocelyn Gould, seen as a leader in the next generation of great mainstream jazz guitarists, has captivated audiences worldwide with her joyful energy. She has absorbed the influences of the jazz guitar greats and has woven them into an exciting personal sound.
She is a professor and Head of the Guitar Department at Humber College in Toronto. Jocelyn has performed internationally in the groups of Grammy-nominated vocalist Freddy Cole, Trumpeter Etienne Charles, and DownBeat Rising Star trombonist Michael Dease. She can be heard on albums led by Michael Dease, Jon Gordon, Diego Rivera, Randy Napoleon, and Will Bonness. She was the first-place winner of the 2018 Wilson Centre International Jazz Guitar competition.
Jocelyn’s debut release as a leader, Elegant Traveler, was nominated for Jazz Album of the Year at the 2021 JUNO awards.
Joining Jocelyn is Will Bonness on piano, Liany Mateo on bass, and Curtis Nowosad on drums.