Canadian jazz pianist Jeremy Ledbetter is the driving force behind Caribbean Latin Jazz powerhouse CaneFire. Jeremy currently performs regularly with Cuban trumpeter Alexis Baro, Mark Kelso's Jazz Exiles, Venezuelan world/jazz singer Eliana Cuevas, and calypso superstar David Rudder. Jeremy’s newest project, the Jeremy Ledbetter Trio, features Canadian virtuosos Rich Brown and Larnell Lewis alongside Jeremy, and will release their debut album of explosive contemporary jazz in 2018.
An engaging and fiery performer whose music knows no boundaries, Canadian pianist Jeremy Ledbetter has made a career from travelling the far-flung corners of the globe in search of the most fascinating and unique musical ideas out there. An accomplished pianist, composer, and producer, Ledbetter has worked with some of the most prominent jazz artists in Brasil, Cuba, Venezuela, Trinidad, the USA, and Canada. Recording credits include Hermeto Pascoal (Brasil), David Rudder (Trinidad), Aquiles Baez (Venezuela), Andy Narell (USA), Alexis Baro (Cuba), Jane Bunnett (Canada). Ledbetter’s most recent production, “Golpes y Flores” by Venezuelan songstress Eliana Cuevas, won him World Music Producer of the Year honours at the 2018 Independent Music Awards.
2018 Independent Music Award - World Music Producer of the Year - "Golpes y Flores" (Eliana Cuevas)
2015 Juno Award Nomination - Jazz Album of the Year (Group) - "Jane Bunnett and Maqueque"
2015 Independent Music Award - Latin Album of the Year - "Espejo" (Eliana Cuevas)