Mayor Bob Bratina on Hamilton Jazz History

Early in the planning stages of the Steel City Jazz Festival, I was fortunate enough to sit down to talk with David Braid, a world-renowned jazz pianist on the faculty at the University of Toronto who also happens to be from Hamilton. We got to talking a little bit about Hamilton jazz history, and David mentioned that in fact, Mayor Bob Bratina is something of a Hamilton jazz historian. I was able to meet with Mayor Bratina and his Chief of Staff Peggy Chapman last week to talk jazz history. Take a listen:

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