Master Class Series at Carleton University

I will be hosting three Master Classes at Carleton University as part of my post as Artist In Residence. The first will be this Friday Feb 12th and will focus on the art of saxophone playing. The second will be…
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2nd Concert of Crossroads series with Lynn Miles

Dan Nawrocki took these fantastic photos of the second edition of the NAC Presents Crossroads series with Lynn Miles. I am learning so much through this series. I love folk music and the raw and direct art of story telling…
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Ottawa Citizen article

Yesterday I was featured on the front page of the arts section at the Ottawa Citizen as part of the promotion for Friday's Crossroads concert. A great article by Peter Hum!

http://ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/music/jazzblog/back-from-brooklyn-petr-cancura-finds-home-is-where-the-art-is
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Friday show with Ian Tamblin

This Friday is the first of the Crossroads series concerts where we feature a fantastic singer songwriter with a killin' jazz quartet. The first one with Ian Tamblin this friday is getting some great press, including from Apartment 613:
http://apt613.ca/petr-cancura-on-taking-it-down-to-the-crossroads/…
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Spring is here!

And with that I am excited about some shows coming up:

4/17 Brooklyn Blowhards 
4/23 New Old Timers with Richie Barshay, Aryeh Kobrinsky and Jeremy Udden
4/24 Joe Morris with Jim Hobbs and Luther Grey
4/25 Down Home at Barbes…
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Brooklyn Blowhards & The New Old Timers this weekend!!!

Two awesome shows this weekend:

Saturday night at Barbes with The Brooklyn Blowhards:

Jeff Lederer - saxophonesPetr Cancura - saxophones
Kirk Knuffke - cornet
Brian Drye - trombone
Art Bailey - accordion
Allison Miller - drums
Mary Larosa Lederer -…
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APAP/Winter Jazz Fest

There is a lot of things going on next weekend, one of these awesome events is next friday, an evening of fun at Barbes with Down Home from 8-9pm and Ghost Train Orchestra from 9:30 - 10:30pm 

See you there…

Improv Workshop just announced in Ottawa

Interactive Improvisation Workshop
Co-Presented with the National Arts Center with 

JUNO Award Nominated, IMA Winning Group 
Petr Cancura’s Down Home 

Thursday Oct 30th 10am – 12pm              
National Arts Center’s Fourth Stage
Bring your instrument, open to all levels
Cost:…