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2022 Jazz festival tear down shift day 4, July 7th, 2022

The day 4 crew consisted of: Jean Messier, Guy Tauvette, Doug Thompson, Guy Larocque, Taylor Morey, Adrian Raghuandan and Tomo Iwasawa. Our task today, tear down the SA 80 Main stage tent. Our tent is lonely but will get a … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival tear-down shift day 3, July 6th, 2022

The day 3 crew was a small crew.  Jean Messier, Will Brodie, Guy Tauvette and Doug Thompson.  Unfortunately, Guy Larocque could not join us due to a small injury. The plan today was to finish packing the backstage gear and … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival tear-down shift day 2, July 5th, 2022

The day 2 crew included Don Douglas, Jennifer Barkley, Jean Messier, Ray Angers, Tomo Iwasawa, Kent Johnston, Guy Larocque, Will Brodie, Guy Tauvette and Doug Thompson.  Unfortunately, Vaughn Hall could not join us. The plan today was to keep cleaning … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival tear-down shift day 1, July 4th, 2022

2022 Jazz festival teardown shift day 1, July 7th, 2022 Today was a great day, and we got a lot accomplished. Thank you Riek for coming in and cleaning up the cabinets.  After two years in storage, it was long … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival setup crew day 8, June 20th, 2022

Good evening all, Day 8 was another day full of activity. Again, many tasks on the list, enough to fill the whole day and then some, but today we had three coordinators so things were a little less hectic for … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival setup crew day 7, June 19th, 2022

Good evening all, Day 7 was a day full of activity. Many tasks on the list, enough to fill the whole day and then some.  We needed to organize the backstage cabinets, finish building the Follow-Spot tower roof (to make … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival setup crew day 6, June 18th, 2022

Good evening all, Day 6 was an interesting day.  The #1 task was building the truss on the OLG stage. This is a smaller stage and tent than the main stage tent but nonetheless, just as important. After huddling by … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival setup crew day 3, June 14th, 2022

Good evening all, Day 2 was quite uneventful.  We dis do some work but very little as there was still work going on overhead and we did not yet have access to the stage area but we did manage to … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz festival setup crew day 1, June 13th, 2022

Today was the most important day of the festival.  Raising the tent.  A full crew of 14 plus a few from site as well as Mr. Cancura, our fearless Programming Manager. So answering the call of duty were: Jennifer Barkley, … Continue reading

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2022 Jazz Festival volunteer night – pickup T-Shirts etc..

Ottawa Jazz Festival 2022 Pre-Festival Meeting at Confederation Park                                            Wednesday, June 22, 2022   6:00 p.m. Hello everyone, We ask that you all attend this meeting so that you can pick up your t-shirt and volunteer badge from your coordinator. … Continue reading

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