The Tide Turns was nominated today for Jazz Album of the Year (Solo) at the 2018 Juno Awards. The album—which features Kelly Jefferson (sax), Robert Chapman (guitar), Sam Kogen (piano) and Marito Marques (drums)—was recognized alongside jazz albums from artists including Hilario Duran, Mike Downes, Ralph Bowen, Chet Doxas, Andrew Downing’s Otterville, Carn Davidson 9, David Braid, Christine & Ingrid Jensen, and Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop. The JUNOs will be held on March 25th in Vancouver, BC.
Brad’s Figurants EP was recently nominated for “Best Jazz Instrumental” at the 2016 Toronto Independent Music Awards. The EP was released on February 1, 2016, marking 20 years since the publication of David Foster Wallace’s novel Infinite Jest, of which each composition is directly based on. The recording features Lorenzo Castelli (drums) and Kevin Stolz (piano) on every track, as well as performances from Colleen Allen (soprano/alto sax), Jeff LaRochelle (tenor sax/bass clarinet) and Aidan Sibley (trombone).
A complete list of nominees can be found at http://torontoima.com/awards/2016-nominees/