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East Coast Music Awards 2022

A huge congrats to Beth McKenna and the Montreal Jazz Trio on their East Coast Music Award nominations!

Both McKenna (a saxophonist originally from Nova Scotia) and the Montreal Jazz Trio (lead by the NS raised pianist Steve Amirault) released fantastic records in 2021, and we at Orange Grove Publicity are very happy to have been involved in their promotion.

For more details on the awards, click here!

Orange Grove Radio

Orange Grove Radio, brought to you by Canada’s leading jazz publicity firm, features the Latest and Greatest in Canadian jazz. Join Jenna Marie in her quest to discover the recordings that have been shaping the Canadian jazz scene for over a decade and eavesdrop on interviews with emerging jazz stars. Impress your friends with exclusive behind-the-scenes scoops on upcoming releases.

SCHEDULE (Organized by day of the week):

CFRU – Guelph – Monday 1pm EDT

WJSU – Jackson, Mississippi – Monday 6pm CT (7pm ET)

WUNH FMPortsmouth, New Hampshire – Tuesday 2 pm EDT

MyKindaMusic24.coOnline – Tuesday 11 pm & 2 am EDT

UMFMWinnipeg – Thursday 5 am CDT 6 am EDT

CITRVancouver – Thursday 11 am

CFMUHamilton – Thursday 3pm EDT

CFUV Victoria – Thursday 3 pm PDT (6pm EDT)

INDI 101.5Hamilton – Thursday 5 pm EDT

CIUTToronto – Friday 6 am EDT

My VS Radio – Friday 1pm MST (3pm EDT)

WUWF Pensacola, Florida – Friday 9 pm CT (10 pm EDT)

WDNA 88.9 FMCutler Bay, Florida @ Saturday 7 am EDT

CKDUHalifax – Saturday 5 am ADT 6 am EDT

CKHC Radio Humber – Sundays 11 am EDT

CKUWWinnipeg – Sundays @ noon CDT (1 pm EDT)

MyKindaMusic24.coOnline – Saturday 11 am EDT

KVSFSanta Fe, NM – Saturdays 9pm MDT (11pm EDT)

Smooth Jazz Florida, Cool Jazz NY & Cool Jazz Global – Saturdays 9 pm EDT (More info coming soon!)

KEBF – “The Rock” – Los Osos, California – Sundays 7 pm PDT 10 pm EDT

Radio Universidad (Jazzmania) – Mexico – Coming soon!

KWITSioux City, Los Angeles – Coming Soon!

WJSUJackson, Mississippi – Coming Soon!

CKUTMontreal – Coming Soon!



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Episode playlists can be found on our Facebook page.

Host: Jenna Marie
Produced by: Ernesto Cervini and Jenna Marie

ECMA Awards 2021: Joe Bowden and Joel Miller nominated!

Congratulations to Orange Grove Publicity clients Joe Bowden and Joel Miller on their 2021 East Coast Music Award nominations!

Both Bowden and Miller are nominated for Jazz Recording of the Year: Nova Scotia born, Toronto based drummer Bowden for his record ROOTS – Tales of the Urban Yoda; and New Brunswick born, Montreal based saxophonist Miller for his large ensemble recording Unstoppable.

In addition to his nomination for Jazz Recording of the Year, Bowden is also nominated for African Canadian Artist of the Year.

For more info on the ECMAs, click here.

Congrats Joe and Joel!

Eight Orange Grove Clients in the Earshot! Top 20 of 2020

We at Orange Grove Publicity are very happy top announce that eight of our releases were among Earshot’s list of the 20 most played jazz records on Canadian campus and community radio in 2020!

#1 Audrey Ochoa – Frankenhorn (Chronograph Records)
#5 Local Talent – Higienopolis (Self-Released)
#6 Emie R. Roussel Trio – Rythme De Passage – (UNI musiqc)
#10 Peripheral Vision – Irrational Revelation & Mutual Humiliation – (Step3)
#12 Robert Lee – Ascension (Self-Released)
#15 The Shuffle Demons – Crazy Time (Stubby)
#17 Ernesto Cervini – Tetrahedron (Anzic)
#19 Mark Godfrey – Square Peg (Self-Released)

Congrats to all the artists!

Juno Awards: 4 Orange Grove Clients Nominated!

The nominations for the 2018 Juno Awards have been announced, and Orangeoo Grove Publicity is thrilled that four of our clients are up for awards this year!  Congratulations to our founder Ernesto Cervini and his group Turboprop, The Carn Davidson Nine, and Andrew Downing and Otterville for their nominations for Jazz Album of the Year (Group) ; and to Mike Downes for his nomination for Jazz Album of the Year (Solo).  (An extra tip of the hat to saxophonist Tara Davidson, who’s featured on three of the four recordings.)

The JUNO Awards will be held on Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th in Vancouver, Canada.


Kicking Ass, Taking Names

Orange Grove Publicity would like to congratulate OG client Allison Au on her recent successes at both the Montreal Jazz Festival and Halifax Jazz Festival.

On July 5th, Allison and her quartet won the Grand Prix du Jazz at the Montreal Jazz Festival along with the $5000 prize.  On July 16th, they were awarded the Stingray Prize at the Halifax Jazz Festival, along with the $3000 prize.

Congratulations Allison on your incredible success!

Aaron Shragge’s Dirt in the Ground a Downbeat Editor’s Pick

Aaron Shragge and his band Innocent When You Dream released their second album of Tom Waits’ music entitled Dirt in the Ground on May 26th, 2017.  The album will be a July Editor’s pick for Downbeat Magazine and will be featured on their E-Newsletter and their website.

A huge congrats to Aaron and the band!

Allison Au and Alex Goodman touring the Canadian Jazz Festivals

Orange Grove Publicity clients Alex Goodman (with his quintet) and Allison Au (with her quartet) will be touring the Eastern Canadian Jazz Festivals in June and July of 2017.

Goodman is at the Ottawa Jazz Festival (June 22nd), and Toronto Jazz Festival (June 23rd)

Au will be performing at the Toronto Jazz Festival (June 29th), Ottawa Jazz Festival (July 2nd), Montreal Jazz Festival (July 3), London Sunfest (July 9) and Halifax Jazz Festival (July 14)

More info can be found on the Events page.

5 Orange Grove clients’ albums reviewed in the October edition of The Wholenote Magazine

We are very excited to see 5 clients reviewed in the current edition of The Wholenote.  Congrats to Trevor Giancola, Andrew McAnsh, Autobahn, Eric St-Laurent and Shirantha Beddage, and a huge thanks to the Wholenote for the support!  You can check it out on their website,

Rich Brown featured in Downbeat Magazine

Rich Brown will be featured in the October issue of Downbeat Magazine.  We are so excited about his success!  Check it out