Jory Nash is an award-winning singer-songwriter and storyteller who blends elements of folk, jazz, blues, pop & soul into an original stew of sound. He has recorded 7 critically acclaimed albums, including his newest CD Little Pilgrim, which was nominated for a 2013 Canadian Folk Music Award. His 2009 album New Blue Day was named Penguin Eggs Magazine Critic’s Choice Album of the Year and was also nominated for Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Producer. He is also a previous winner of the OCFF Songs From The Heart Award.
Jory Nash is a past Artistic Director of the Shelter Valley Folk Festival, and is the co-founder of an annual large scale, multi-artist concert celebrating the music of Gordon Lightfoot.
Jory Nash plays acoustic guitar, piano and banjo and his warm, unique voice urges you to listen to his thoughtful lyrics and intricate melodies. Jory Nash is regularly heard on numerous CBC Radio programs, SiriusXM, BBC, Galaxie, and college/NPR stations across North America. Jory Nash has just been selected to be a feature artist on the new CBC/SiriusXM channel SONICA.
Jory Nash tours regularly across Canada and the United States playing folk festivals, house concerts, folk clubs and soft seat theatres. Festival appearances include Summerfolk, Mariposa, Home County, Stewart Park, Eaglewood, Shelter Valley, Hillside, Blue Skies, Live From The Rock, Winterfolk and more.
Jory Nash songs have been used in the feature length movie Moon Point and the upcoming feature length documentary 30 Ghosts. Multiple Jory Nash songs have been covered by Juno-nominated jazz singer Lori Cullen.
Jory Nash has a hat collection that numbers in the hundreds and he is also a long-suffering fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs.