Jocelyn Gould is a JUNO nominated Canadian jazz guitarist
Jocelyn Gould has been called a leader in the next generation of great mainstream jazz guitarists by Howard
Paul, CEO of Benedetto Guitars. Her joyful energy has captivated audiences around the world and her passion
for music is infectious. She has absorbed the influences of the jazz guitar greats and has woven them into an
exciting personal sound. Her unique ability to connect with audiences always leaves them wanting more.
Jocelyn Gould has performed internationally in the groups of Grammy nominated vocalist Freddy Cole,
Trumpeter Etienne Charles and DownBeat Rising Star trombonist Michael Dease. She can be heard on albums
lead by Michael Dease, Jon Gordon, Diego Rivera, Randy Napoleon and Will Bonness. She is the 1st place
winner of the 2018 Wilson Centre International Jazz Guitar competition. Jocelyn is endorsed by Benedetto
Guitars and plays a Benedetto 16-B.
Jocelyn's debut release as a leader, 'Elegant Traveler', was nominated for Jazz Album of the Year in the 2021
JUNO awards. Elegant Traveler showcases Jocelyn's warm and inviting sound and melodic compositions with
an all star band.
Jocelyn is a professor and Head of Guitar Department at Humber College in Toronto.