Since its inception in 2009, Jazz Sudbury Festival has become one of the premiere musical events in the North. Named Best New Festival in 2012 and one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario, Jazz Sudbury continues to expand and quickly build its reputation as one of the finest community events in the province. Jazz Sudbury has showcased over 500 talented, award-winning artists and continues to expose the community to the diverse and captivating genre that is jazz. Jazz Sudbury’s goals are to enrich the community’s arts sector and encourage participation in cultural events while creating opportunities to showcase up and coming performers. Jazz Sudbury is an independent, charitable organization and is actively pursuing partnerships within the community in order to sustain and build its presence provincially, nationally and internationally.