Heather Bambrick is a JUNO-nominated vocalist, voice actor, broadcaster, and educator, who has collaborated with Phil Nimmons, Fred Hirsch, Gene DiNovi, Guido Basso, Lea Delaria, Anne Hampton Callaway, Jackie Richardson, Ian Shaw, Rob McConnell, Peter Appleyard, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra., and many others. She is also a founding member of the Jazz/Cabaret ensemble Broadsway.

Heather’s recordings It’s About Time and Those Were The Days have received critical acclaim and ECMA nominations. Her latest album You’ll Never Know was nominated for a 2017 JUNO Award for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year and a 2018 ECMA for Jazz Recording of the Year. Heather’s been a featured guest on numerous recordings, including those of Peter Appleyard and the Breithaupt Brothers, and she has been awarded Canada’s National Jazz Award for Vocalist of the Year.

Heather is one of Canada’s busiest voice actors, appearing in commercials and voicing characters on animated series for various networks. She is currently a regular on Emmy-nominated series Wild Kratts, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, and Justin Time. In 2001, she began broadcasting at JAZZ.FM91 and currently hosts “Jazzology” and “Sunday Afternoon Jazz”. Heather has twice been named National Jazz Awards’ Broadcaster of the Year.

Heather is a graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Music (Jazz Studies), and has taught at U of T, Humber College, and the Royal Conservatory of Music. She remains active as a clinician at schools and festivals across Canada.

May 9, 2018 9:30 pm CMW Jazz Night