Jocelyn Gould Album Release
- Sunday, Oct 15, 2023 at 6:30pm
- Jocelyn Gould
- Fort Garry Hotel
- 222 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
JUNO winner 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. She has a unique ability to connect with audiences, always leaving them wanting more.
Jocelyn's debut release as a leader, Elegant Traveler, won the 2021 JUNO award for Jazz Album of the Year. Golden Hour, Jocelyn’s sophomore album released in spring of 2022, reached #1 on the Canadian Earshot charts and #9 on American College Radio charts. Jocelyn has spent the last several years touring extensively and has a busy tour schedule ahead of her. She has performed as a leader in the US, Canada, UK, Spain, and Israel, and has toured with world class musicians including Freddy Cole, Etienne Charles, Michael Dease, Rodney Whitaker, Bria Skonberg and Benny Benack III.
Sonic Bouquet is Jocelyn’s third album as a leader. It features an all-star band consisting of bassist Rodney Whitaker, drummer Quincy Davis, guitarist Randy Napoleon, pianist Will Bonness, and clarinetist Virginia MacDonald. Sonic Bouquet captures the spirit and spontaneity of a live performance with an unique front line consisting of two guitars and clarinet.
Jocelyn is a full time professor of music and head of the guitar department at Humber College in Toronto. She is endorsed by Benedetto Guitars and plays a Benedetto 16-B.