Aurora Scott- Singer

“Aurora unveils her musical passions in a voice that is at once expressive, smooth, sultry and powerful.”  (“Johnny Canuck”, Canadian Music Review). 25 year old Aurora [...]

Christine Jensen – Saxophone

Montreal-based musician Christine Jensen has been described as, “an original voice on the international jazz scene… [and] one of Canada’s most compelling composers,” byMark Miller of the Globe [...]

Ian McDougall – trombone

Trombonist and composer IAN McDOUGALL was born in Calgary, Canada, and grew up in Victoria, leaving there in 1960 to tour in Great Britain with the John Dankworth Band. He returned to Canada in [...]

Brian O’Kane – trumpet

One of the Toronto jazz scene’s most exciting trumpet players, Brian O’Kane has been a regular member of the stellar Rob McConnell Tentet, Hilario Duran’s Latin Jazz Big Band (2007 [...]

Shawn Spicer – trumpet

Shawn Spicer is originally from Nova Scotia and now calls London Ontario home. His early musical life was busy playing with the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra, the Chester Brass Band, the Acadia [...]

Scott Irvine – tuba

Scott Irvine is a Toronto-based tuba player and composer. In 1984, he joined the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, a position he continues to hold today, and he is also a founding member of the [...]

Alastair Kay – tuba

Alastair Kay, Head of Brass at Humber College, is busy as an arranger, composer, clinician, and as a virtuoso jazz and classical trombonist. His love of beautiful melodies started early in his [...]

Joan Watson – French horn

Joan Watson is Canada’s foremost horn soloist, principal horn, lecturer and educator. Joan is highly regarded as a consummate musician and skilled virtuoso. Her contributions across the country [...]

True North Brass Quintet

True North Brass burst onto the scene in 1997, and has since solidified its reputation as one of the world’s finest brass ensembles. TNB’s membership includes two outstanding composer/arrangers [...]

Jesse Cahill – Drums

Jesse Cahill is known and respected as one of the top drummers on the Canadian jazz scene. He started playing drums at a young age and worked his first professional gigs at 16 in restaurants and [...]