2014-2015 Edition

Oliver Jones

Oliver Jones is receiving this award as a result of his impressive lifelong journey during which he had to face many challenges. Born and raised in Saint Henri, a predominantly working class area of Montreal, he was performing publicly at age five.Oliver Jones’ seven-decade musical career has been rich and varied. Through music, Mr. Jones overcame the rigid ethnic barriers of that era.  He was, and still is, a positive model for all communities. He has enjoyed a glorious career while maintaining a great generosity of spirit.

Photography : Gilles Pilette

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