Thursday, Jun 30th, 2022
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Jocelyn Gould has been called “a leader in the next generation of great mainstream jazz guitarists” by Howard Paul, CEO of Benedetto Guitars. Her joyful energy has captivated audiences around the world and her passion for music is infectious. She has absorbed the influences of the jazz guitar greats and has woven them into an exciting personal sound. Her unique ability to connect with audiences always leaves them wanting more.
Jocelyn Gould 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 is the 1st place winner of the 2018 Wilson Centre International Jazz Guitar competition.
Jocelyn’s debut release as a leader, ‘Elegant Traveler’, won a 2021 JUNO for Jazz Album of the Year in the 2021 JUNO awards. Elegant Traveler showcases Jocelyn’s warm and inviting sound and melodic compositions with an all-star band.
Golden Hour, Jocelyn’s sophomore album set to be released in the spring of 2022, is a further exploration of her musical character and personal development. It showcases Jocelyn’s virtuosic guitar playing and dynamic compositions and introduces her voice, which is featured on several tracks of the album. Long-time fans and new listeners alike will be drawn in by Jocelyn’s soulful and swinging approach in her next stage of artistry.
Jocelyn is a professor and Head of the Guitar Department at Humber College in Toronto.
Jocelyn Gould, guitar and voice
Liany Mateo, bass
Curtis Nowosad, drums
Will Bonness, piano
Note: To make all patrons feel comfortable at our shows, we at JazzYYC are adhering to local COVID-19 bylaws in place with the city of Calgary as well as any other additional requirements that our partner venue may request. We would ask in order to make fellow patrons feel relaxed and safe that you wear a mask when you are not at your table, adhere to social distancing and feel free to register with our front of house team where possible for contact tracing when you check-in. We look forward to a safe and fun show!