Jim Howard

Mr. Howard is an author, adjudicator, arranger, producer, performer and a former faculty member at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. He was the recipient of the “Berklee College of Music Distinguished Alumnus Award” in 1989. Mr. Howard has been the Executive Director of MusicFest Canada for the past 33 years and has been involved with the festival for 39 years. Prior to that Mr. Howard served as Visiting Professor of Jazz Studies at Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, Jazz Ensemble Director at McMaster University and the Senior Faculty Member and Teaching Master at Mohawk College.

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