September 11, 2009

Awards Nominations

Our album Sa-ba-da-OW! has been nominated for three Nova Scotia Music Awards: Album of the Year, Group Recording of the Year and Jazz/Electro-Acoustic Group of the Year. The awards will be presented at Nova Scotia Music week, held this year in Yarmouth from November 5-8.  We'll also be playing a showcase there on November 6. More information on the event can be found at the Music Nova Scotia website.

September 9, 2009

Digital albums now available online at

Both of our albums are now available for digital download at

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August 8, 2009

Back from Tour

We're back in town after a very busy summer during which the band toured across the country, making stops at major festivals from Victoria BC all the way to St. John's NL.  The tour was a big success, with lots of sell out shows - we also sold out of CDs and had to get more shipped out twice.  Among the many highlights of the trip were:

- playing on the same stage Stevie Wonder had played on at the Montreal Jazz Festival (two jumbo-tron screens!)
- thousands of Vancouver fans dancing in the rain in Gastown
- playing shows in Newfoundland's beautiful Gros Morne National Park
- our new album Sa-ba-da-OW! rose to the top of the national campus radio charts

The band is now planning a busy fall - more shows (including a performance on the mainstage at the PEI Jazz and Blues Festival on Sept. 26), rehearsing and recording lots of new compositions, two music video projects and composing the score for an independent short film.

August 1, 2009

Sa-ba-da-OW! on the radio

Sa-ba-da-OW! has been charting well, staying in the top 10 on Chartattack's national chart for 9 weeks, including 6 weeks at number 1.

July 16, 2009

Live Show available for download

Most of our show from last night's performance at the Atlantic Jazz Festival in Halifax was rebroadcast on CKDU FM today and is now available for download from the CKDU archives.  It was on today from approximately 10:30-12:05.

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