Ottawa Superband is comprised of 16 of the most accomplished professional musicians in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. Originally formed in 1983, Superband has appeared at the Ottawa International Jazz Festival, the Governor General Summer Concert Series, the NAC, various area high schools, parks and outdoor venues. Highlights include opening for Maynard Ferguson and performing with guest soloist Rob McConnell. Ottawa Superband specializes in performing an All-Canadian repertoire, from local composers such as Mark Ferguson to legendary Canadians such as Rob McConnell. Superband can also be scaled down to a dance band, performing hits from the Big Band Era as well as ballroom type music.