Thanks for the cd release LOVE!

CDs Now on Sale in Ottawa!

Visit Compact Music (206 Bank St. Downtown and 785 1/2 Bank St. in the Glebe) and The Leading Note (Elgin at Frank).

Or drop in to any one of these live shows!

Sundays in May and June, Elmdale Tavern, 3:30 – 6:30, no cover.

In May I’ll be playing solo, all my favourite covers! Just one left!

In June, I’ll be joined by the Together Ensemble, and we’ll be playing originals!

Sunday May 31 – Das Lokal presents Nachtmusik!

190 Dalhousie. $5 pints. $5 cover. 6pm start. This is a special concert – I’m playing original tunes, solo, on Das Lokal’s upright piano!

Thanks so much to all the Media support!

Click on links to read more or to listen!!

ALL IN A DAY ON CBC RADIO – THANKS ALAN NEAL!

CBC says new recordings radiate! 

“Megan Jerome has a special flare” – Ottawa Citizen

CKCU interviews with Janis LockwoodBirdie Whyte and Bob LeDrew, airplay on Pat Moore’s show too. Thanks all!

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Thanks so much to Ottawa Blog Apt613 for choosing us as a Winter Jazz Fest highlight!

Megan Jerome and the Together Ensemble

Listening to Ottawa’s own Megan Jerome, it’s clear that this is an artist carving her own path, drawing from a broad palette of influences while bravely averting imitation. Her delivery is much like her lyrics, disarmingly honest and inevitably charming and her joy in performing is infectious. It’ll be a treat to hear Jerome’s songs in a new light with a band featuring some of the city’s best musicians, Mike Essoudry (drums), Fred Guignon (guitar) and Don Cummings (B3 organ) who, as their bio says, “envelop each song like a glowing, malleable cloud.” It actually sounds like that.  Here they are performing, “Moon”

(watch us play moon in the video on the right!!)

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Starting in the spring, I began playing with Don Cummings (organ), Fred Guignion (guitar), and Mike Essoudry (drums). I had some sketches of new songs, and really wanted to try them out with these guys! What a fantastic fit! It’s like magic! We played a few times in the spring, and we let the songs simmer over the summer.

We played through the fall, rehearsals at Don’s complete with his amazing tapenade and bolognese! In November, we played every Sunday at Irene’s and also at Raw Sugar and Kaffe 1870 in Wakefield, and the music and timing just worked out beautifully! We’ve now recorded a record (more on that to come…) and have VIDEOS!

BUT NOTHING BEATS LIVE MUSIC!

Friday February 6th we’re opening the Winter Jazz Fest! Come hear us LIVE at the Fourth Stage of the NAC! Check out this BLOG all about the new project!

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