Solo Guitar Tour – Februrary 2013

Wine-Ohs Bistro & Cellar – Feb 7th – Calgary, AB (w/ Michelle Gregoire) 9pm

Owl Acoustic Lounge – Feb 8th – Lethbridge, AB 9pm

House Concert – Edmonton, AB – Feb 10th 7pm

Truffle Pigs Bistro – Feb 14th – Field, BC 6pm

The Slice – Feb 15th – Lethbridge, AB 8pm

The Streaming Cafe – Feb 16th – Kelowna , BC (No cover and streaming live on their website!) 7pm

Winston Lodge – Feb 17th – Golden, BC 7pm

Julian Award for Excellence for Emerging Canadian Artists

Julian Award for Excellence for Emerging Canadian Artists
by Peter Prentice

CJSF 90.1FM and The Jazz Spectrum are pleased to announce the four nominees for the 2013 Julian Award for Excellence for Emerging Canadian Artists.

The Julian Award is given to a Canadian jazz artist or group who are beginning to establish themselves on the Canadian jazz scene, have released an album in the past 18 months containing original material by a Canadian member of the group and who do not have a contract with a major international music label. First prize is $500 and second prize is $250.

This year’s nominees are:
Tyson Naylor Trio – Vancouver – Kosmonauten
The October Trio – Vancouver – New Dream
Keith Price Trio/Quintet – Winnipeg – Gaia/Goya
The Kyle Brenders Quartet – Toronto – offset

Listen to The Jazz Spectrum with host Peter Prentice Wednesday, January 30 from 6-7 PM. I’ll feature tunes by each of the nominees and then you will get to vote! Voting takes place from 7 PM PST on January 30th to Sunday February 3 at 9 PM PST.

You can vote by emailing me at and simply say which artist you are voting for. Votes will be tabulated and the winner will be announced on The Jazz Spectrum Wednesday, February 6th.

Support Canadian jazz. Take in some live music locally and be sure to vote for your favorite Julian nominee!

Gaia/Goya is #2 this week on the national chart!

The National Jazz Chart

For the Week Ending: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

1 2 Sultans Of String CanCon Band Website Move Self-Released

2 re Keith Price Trio/Quintet CanCon Gaia/Goya Self-Released

3 3 Oliver Jones CanCon Live In Baden, Switzerland Justin Time

4 1 Eucalyptus CanCon Eeeeeuuucaaaaaaallyyypppptus Blocks Recording Club Label Website

5 — Janice Finlay Anywhere But Here Self-Released

6 — Belle Plaine CanCon Band Website Notes From A Waitress 13th Ave

7 10 Sunna Gunnlaugs Band Website Long Pair Bond Sunny Sky

8 6 Jacaszek Band Website Glimmer Ghostly International Label Website

9 re Ryan Davidson Trio CanCon Ryan Davidson Trio Self-Released

10 9 Ask The Oracle CanCon Ask The Oracle Self-Released

re = re-entry to chart


The Keith Price Trio – Western Canadian Tour – February 2012

Western Canadian Tour – February 2012

February 7th – Winnipeg, MB – CCFM

February 8th – Brandon, MB – The Music Studio

February 10th – Edmonton, AB – Yardbird Suite

February 11th – Kelowna, BC – The Streaming Cafe

February 13th – Golden, BC – The Winston

February 14th – Field, BC – The Truffle Pigs Bistro

February 15th – Lethbridge, AB – The Slice

February 16th – Calgary, AB – The Beatniq

February 19th – Winnipeg, MB – WECC (opening for Robert Glasper)