'a wonderful bassist who really digs in and plays from the heart'

- David "Fathead" Newman

JODI PROZNICK

'...a jazz bassist with great time and a rock-solid sound.' - CBC Radio Two

Jodi Proznick, a three-time Juno-nominated bassist, composer, producer, and educator, is widely recognized as one of Canada's most exceptional jazz artists. Her talent has garnered her numerous accolades, including multiple National Jazz Awards. Jodi was honored with the Bassist of the Year title in '08 and '09, and her group, the Jodi Proznick Quartet, secured the esteemed titles of Acoustic Group of the Year and Album of the Year in '08. Furthermore, they were awarded the Galaxie Rising Star at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival in '04. Jodi's outstanding contributions to jazz were further recognized when she received the Jazz Artist of the Year award at the Western Canadian Music Awards, as well as the Platinum Jubilee Art and Music Award from the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

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Throughout her career, Jodi has shared the stage with numerous esteemed Canadian musicians, including P.J. Perry, Don Thompson, Kirk MacDonald, Guido Basso, Oliver Gannon, Dee Daniels, Phil Dwyer, Mark Fewer, Bill Henderson, and Laila Biali. She has also had the privilege of performing alongside international jazz legends such as David 'Fathead' Newman, Sheila Jordan, George Coleman, Seamus Blake, Lewis Nash, Peter Bernstein, Tootie Heath, Bucky Pizzarelli, Russell Malone, Harold Mabern, Eddie Daniels, and Ed Thigpen. Notably, Jodi has made significant contributions to over 50 recordings as a sidewoman and has showcased her leadership skills on her own Juno-nominated albums. Additionally, she serves as the co-leader of Triology (featuring Miles Black and Bill Coon), the Ostara Project, and other notable musical ventures.

Sun Songs

'standing on a horizon watching the sun rise and set at the same time'

Jodi's New Release

Jodi Proznick’s new album Sun Songs invites the listener into a musical experience that celebrates the pendulum of life and explores the potential of every woman’s most powerful contribution – her story.

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Shows

'She plays with an infectiously in-the-pocket sense of groove' - Cadence Magazine

may, 2024

03may7:30 pm10:00 pmSE:UM (Korea) and Jasmine JazzLive at the Anvil Center

04may7:30 pm10:00 pmEast of the Sun:SE:UM (Korea) and Jasmine JazzLive at the Anvil Center

09may7:30 pm9:30 pmRaagaverse: CD Release "Jaya"Live at the Fox

11may7:30 pm9:30 pmRaagaverseLive at the Phoenix Auditorium

16may8:00 pm9:30 pmRaagaverse plays Bollywood

18may8:00 pm10:00 pmTom Keenlyside QuartetLive at Frankie's Jazz Club

25may7:00 pm8:00 pmJodi Proznick Quartet with Special Guest Shruti Ramani Plays Sun SongsLive at Place Des Arts

26may4:00 pm5:00 pmRoots & Wings: A Celebration of TapLive at Scotiabank Dance Center

30may6:00 pm8:00 pmNoah Franche-Nolan TrioLive at the Roedde House