Live Music + Concerts



About Jazzlicious

🎷🍷 Experience the Ultimate Evening of Jazz and Culinary Magic! 🍷🎷

Join us for a night of smooth jazz, fine dining, and a warm, inviting ambiance at Jazzlicious! Cozy up and enjoy some of the best jazz performances Belleville has to offer.

✨ Welcome to Jazzlicious! ✨

Jazzlicious is where food lovers and music enthusiasts come together for an unforgettable evening. Indulge in a gourmet dinner crafted by top local chefs and lose yourself in the intimate performances of award-winning Canadian jazz artists. Whether you're a dedicated foodie, a jazz aficionado, or simply seeking a delightful night out, Jazzlicious promises to captivate your senses.

🌟 Celebrate the harmony of Canadian jazz and Belleville’s culinary excellence! 🌟

Brought to you by the Belleville Jazz Festival, in collaboration with the Quinte Arts Council and Belleville Downtown District BIA. Don't miss out on this enchanting experience—be a part of it!

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🎫 Reserve your spot and join us for an evening of jazz and culinary delights! 🎫

Howard Rees
Since moving to the Quinte area, Howard Rees has founded the Belleville Jazz Festival, and established a jazz master class & jazz choir in Belleville. He regularly performs on piano and bass with some of the area’s top musicians. In addition, Howard has performed with some of the greats in jazz including; Kenny Burrell, Jaki Byard, Ray Drummond, Slim Galliard, Barry Harris, Earl May, Charles McPherson, Akira Tana and Leroy Williams.

Howard is an international teacher of jazz. His weekly zoom master class is attended by musicians in Canada, the USA, Europe, China and South America. His teaching is based on the methodology of his mentor, Dr. Barry Harris with whom he apprenticed from 1978 to 2021, many of those years in New York City. Aside from his Toronto based jazz workshop, now in its 39th year, Howard has taught at many schools around the world including Shobi University, Japan; University of Leeds, UK; and Stanford University, USA.

Dan Douglas has been working as a freelance performer in the Ontario music industry since the age of 17 and has developed a performing career as a Trombonist and vocalist since 1981. His early experiences had him playing with many of the great jazz masters in the Toronto music scene. In 1984, Dan formed the Dixie Demons, a high quality, traditional jazz band who will celebrate 40 years of performing this year. Dan recently left active school teaching and continues to perform in the jazz and commercial music scenes all around Ontario. He resides in Foxboro, is a member of the Quinte Symphony Orchestra and in 2023 he received an artist achievement award from the Quinte Arts Council. Dan’s reputation as a jazz artist is growing fast in Eastern Ontario.