Bitches Brew with Bobby Previte & Charlie Hunter

If you haven't heard Bobby Previte, I urge you to check him out!!! I just had an opportunity to be in Bobby's Voodoo Orchestra along with Charlie Hunter, Bill Stevens and an amazing crew from the Greensboro, North Carolina area…

Merrickville Jazz Festival - Quartet featuring Kevin Breit

Greg Ritchie on drums, Chris Pond on bass and the one and only Kevin Breit will join me at the Mereickville Jazz Festival to play some jazz, roots style!

Oct 19th at Merickville, ON

https://www.merrickvillesjazzfest.com

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Ottawa Jazz Festival Picks

The Jazz Festival is, I believe, one of Ottawa's greatest musical adventures of the year. I am biased of course, but very proud to be part of the team that puts this awesome festival together. The question I get asked…

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SONGS of TALES

April 29th at NAC's Fourth Stage 
Featuring: 
Petr Cancura - woodwinds 
Jesse Zubot - violin & electronics 
Jean Martin - drums & electronics 
Gord Grdina - guitar 

A reminder about a very special show coming up this Sunday! 

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Generation NOW at NAC on sale now!

NAC - Studio March 13th, 2018

Generation NOW with

Petr Cancura - saxophones
Michael Blake - saxophones
Rebecca Hennessy - trumpet
Marianne Trudel - piano
Remi-Jean Leblanc - bass
Greg Ritchie - drums

The creative drive that…

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Walkin' With Mr PC at Bar Robo this Sunday

Walkin’ With Mr PC 

Inspired by the New Orleans Rock and Roll legend Lee Allen, Walkin’ With Mr. PC is like an early R&B band lead by a saxophone! Petr Cancura is an aficionado of crossing roots music and…

Crossroads show with Lynne Hanson!!!

The Crossroads series put on by the National Arts Centre's NAC Presents in partnership with the Ottawa Jazz Festival is one of my favourite projects. Not only do I get to play with some of my favourite musicians (Greg Ritchie…
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Schumann & Songwriters

I am very honoured to be hosting a Schumann & Songwriters series at the National Arts Centre this and next week!
 

Experience the Dazzling Virtuosity of Beethoven and Schumann at the NAC Orchestra’s Festival 
OTTAWA, 6 October, 2016 — From…

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Apt 613 on Crossroads

Apt 613 did a fantastic story on this year's Crossroads series!
 

http://apt613.ca/nacs-crossroads-brings-collaborators-together-across-genres/

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Sept 18th at Bar Robo: double bill Ottawa meets Vancouver!

Vancouver's Houle/Grdina/Loewen & 

Bang, Bang, Bang, Bang! ft. Cancura/Essoudry/Walton 

Sept 18th at Bar Robo 
http://barrobo.com 
692 Summerset St. West 
$10 

7:30pm 
Bang, Bang, Bang, Bang! 
Petr Cancura on saxophones 
Keith Walton on tuba 
Mike Essoudry on drums