jazz duo or trio background music for corporate events

Hire jazz musicians for your special event.
  • The Peter Forêt Jazz Duo is  Ottawa’s best live jazz group for event entertainment. 
  • Elegant instrumental jazz background music, played at a volume you can easily talk over.
  • Music from “The Great American Songbook” [standards], Latin/Bossa Nova, and light popular music.
  • Featuring René Lavoie on tenor and soprano saxophones, flute.


[photos by Serge Vallieres]

  • The Peter Forêt Trio has been performing background music for special events in Ottawa/Gatineau since 1992.
  • We play elegant  instrumental  mainstream jazz, pop and Latin jazz.
  • Experienced in corporate events, cocktail receptions, product launches, wedding receptions, wedding ceremonies, holiday parties, anniversaries…virtually any kind of special occasion or social event.
  • The trio is comprised of tenor saxophone and flute,  6  string  bass  and  guitar.
  • The band’s presence onstage is energetic and enthusiastic, and offstage they are warm, friendly and eager to please.
  • With over 100 years of performing experience among  them, The Peter Forêt Jazz Trio understands the stress of organizing the perfect event, and we are committed to making sure the musical part of your corporate or private event runs smoothly and stress-free.
  • On site, we are able to serve our client in either French or English.
  • We are also able to supply a quality sound system for speeches, presentations, etc.


“Wanted to say what an asset your ensemble was at the show. Your music was a delight to listen to and kept the atmosphere uplifting making it a more pleasurable experience for the visitors to the show. Many thanks for your contribution to a successful show.”

Sue Smith
Show Manager
The Ottawa Wedding Show

” A big thanks for another amazing performance last evening.  Our clients look forward each year for this event and the entertainment that we have. We can always count on your band to give a stellar performance and complement the evening.  So thank you all so much and we hope to work with you again next year.”

Nicole Hunt
Executive Assistant to Regional Director, Investors Group