Catherine O Grady named a Jazz Hero!

Catherine O’Grady named a Jazz Hero!

Ottawa (Wednesday, April 17, 2024) – The Ottawa Jazz Festival congratulates its former Executive Producer Catherine O’Grady for being awarded the prestigious 2024 Jazz Hero by the International Jazz Journalists Association!

This significant international recognition of her contributions to the Ottawa Jazz Festival and the jazz community at large acknowledges her dedication and passion for jazz. Over her 28-year stewardship, she has made a profound impact, enriching the cultural landscape of Ottawa and beyond. It’s heartening to see individuals like Catherine being celebrated for their tireless efforts in promoting and nurturing Ottawa’s jazz scene. Bravo Catherine!