Heather Bambrick

Heather Bambrick is a JUNO-nominated vocalist, voice actor, broadcaster, and educator, who has collaborated with Phil Nimmons, Fred Hirsch, Gene DiNovi, Guido Basso, Lea Delaria, Anne Hampton Callaway, Jackie Richardson, Ian Shaw, Rob McConnell, Peter Appleyard, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, and many others. She is also a founding member of the Jazz/Cabaret ensemble Broadsway.

Heather’s recordings It’s About Time and Those Were The Days have received critical acclaim and ECMA nominations. Her latest album You’ll Never Know was nominated for a 2017 JUNO Award for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year. Heather’s been a featured guest on numerous recordings, including those of Peter Appleyard and the Breithaupt Brothers, and she has been awarded Canada’s National Jazz Award for Vocalist of the Year.

Since 2001, Heather has firmly entrenched herself in the world of broadcasting on JAZZ.FM91, producing and hosting both “Sing, Sing, Sing” (which eventually became the highly popular “Sunday Afternoon Jazz”), and “Wake Up! with Heather Bambrick”. She has twice been named Broadcaster of the Year at the National Jazz Awards. Heather is also one of Canada’s busiest voice actors, appearing in commercials and animated series for various networks, including Emmy-nominated series Wild Kratts, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Justin Time, and Doozers.

The native Newfoundlander is a graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Music (Performance, Jazz Studies), and has taught at U of T, Humber College, and the Royal Conservatory of Music. She continues to work as a clinician and adjudicator at music festivals across Canada.

Heather can currently be heard hosting Sunday Afternoon Jazz, from 12:00 – 4:00 pm, and on Thursday nights at 9:00 as the host of Jazzology.

Contact Heather at heather@jazz.fm