Category Archives: 3. On Record

Tara Davidson’s View

Within the first few seconds of listening to this record, it becomes apparent why in her biography, alto saxophonist Tara Davidson quotes Mike Murley as a very strong musical influence. And although we can all relate to having great influential … Continue reading

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Barry Elmes Quintet “Redshift”

Ladies and Gentlemen. Barry Elmes is back rocking one of this city’s best jazz groups (and one of the city’s best mustaches). Elmes is an anomaly. It is said that he first learned to play drums by watching Ringo Starr … Continue reading

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Quinsin Nachoff “Forward Motion”

With one foot in the Toronto jazz scene and the other in the New York scene, saxophonist Quinsin Nachoff manages to showcase the best of both worlds with his latest release, Forward Motion. The band is also split between Toronto … Continue reading

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Peripheral Vision “Peripheral Vision”

Peripheral Vision is one of Toronto’s most promising Jazz groups, co-led by the dynamic tandem of Michael Herring (bass) and Don Scott (guitar). The group’s debut record features Toronto staples, Nick Fraser (drums) and Trevor Hogg (tenor saxophone). All of … Continue reading

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Mike Murley “Still Rollin”

Still Rollin’ is Mike Murley’s fourth, sole-leader release on Cornerstone records, and features an all-star cast of some of Toronto’s best musicians. The record presents some brand new compositions, as well as some of Murley’s previously recorded repertoire, now performed … Continue reading

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