2016 Niagara Jazz Festival

Venue:  Niagara Artists Centre
TimeSaturday 9:30pm
Category:  Music
City of Origin:  Toronto, ON
Price:  $10 or Festival Pass


Denielle Bassels’ commanding presence and swinging band will stop you in your tracks and immerse you in her stories with whimsy and purpose, drawing inspiration from early 1900’s to modern day. She seamlessly connects the familiar characters of swing, blues, and folk in a way that’s fresh exciting and alluring.


Denielle Bassels Quintet have been playing together since meeting at Humber College in 2012. They’ve been entertaining audiences in venues all over the GTA including Gate 403, The Rivoli, Lula Lounge, Revival with Electro-Swing Club Toronto, Cameron House, Poetry Jazz Cafe and countless others. Denielle Bassels presented a Tribute to Peggy Lee Concert at The Barrie Jazz Festival in summer 2015. Denielle released her EP “Gypsy Summer” in 2013 with her original work winning Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition for Jazz. Denielle Bassels has received the Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition for her song “Cool Cool Water”. She recieved Finalist in the JLSC for originals “Catch’er And She Gone” and “Dreamer”. Denielle is also winner of the New Venture Seed Fund Award for her music production venture with music partner and engineer as Possibly With Dynamite a creative production duo that writes songs for writers of short fiction.


Disclaimer: toe tapping is contagious and unavoidable.

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