A selection of six new releases this time.... the majority of which are fine examples of a rich Canadian jazz scene
Italian Guitarist Renato Podestà with his first album as a band leader with music inspired by New Orleans music tradition and the contemporary New York scene.
Ottawa pianist Peter Hum with an all-star Canadian sextet of long-time friends, making modern mainstream jazz
Ernesto Cervini's new Tetrahedron quartet a potent Canada meets the US line-up
The fifth album from the Emie R Roussel Trio - a band that has become an unstoppable force on the Canadian jazz scene
The ambitious debut album from the Dennis Kwok Jazz Orchestra, a 19-piece contemporary big band involving some of the finest performers, composers and arrangers from the Greater Toronto Area.
And from the USA - new music from Dave Douglas featuring guitarist Rafiq Bhatia, bassist Melvin Gibbs, bass, and drummer Sim Cain.
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