- June 23, 2021
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Double bill with Caity Gyorgy: 7:30 PM
This marks Carol’s fourth appearance at the Medicine Hat JazzFest, dating back to 2002.
Carol is a 6-time Juno Award Nominee and has 12 albums to her credit. Her 2016 solo piano/vocal album For You was the #1 selling album in Japan for 6 months following its release, and it reached number 4 on the jazz charts. Volume 2, This is Carol – Jazz Beauties, a trio album, was released March 22, 2019 in Japan and is receiving rave reviews.
Welsman is the granddaughter of Frank Welsman, founder and first conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Her album I LIKE MEN- Reflections of Miss Peggy Lee, was voted Top 5 album of the year in USA Today in 2010. Carol has performed for such luminaries as Stevie Wonder, Gordon Lightfoot, Herbie Hancock and President Bill Clinton.
An alumnus of Berklee College of Music, Welsman is also a prolific song-writer and her songs have been recorded by such artists as Celine Dion, Ray Charles and Chrissie Hynde.