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!

Montreal Jazz Trio featured in WBGO’s Fall Preview!

Thanks to Sarah Geledi for including Montreal Jazz Trio’s debut album in WBGO’s Fall Preview 2021!

“It’s Montreal jazz at the highest level.”

Read the entire piece here.

Montreal Jazz Trio will be released on Friday, October 15th on ODD SOUND.

Joel Frahm’s ‘The Bright Side’ featured on Fresh Air and in Downbeat Magazine!

Joel Frahm’s brilliant new trio album ‘The Bright Side’ continues to make waves! A big thanks to Kevin Whitehead at NPR and Brian Morton at Downbeat for their kind words!

You can listen to Kevin’s piece for Fresh Air here.

Brian Morton’s review is featured in the October 2021 issue of Downbeat.
…the trio plays as a unit, with absolute confidence… He called a previous album We Used To Dance. These guys still do.”

Joel Miller Wins ECMA!

Congrats to saxophonist and composer Joel Miller, whose brilliant album Unstoppable was awarded the 2021 East Coast Music Award for Jazz Recording of the Year! It was a real pleasure working on this record with Joel, and we’re so pleased to see it recognized by the ECMA. Cheers Joel!

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2021 Juno Awards: Congrats to the Emie R Roussel Trio!

A big congrats to Montreal’s Emie R Roussel Trio on their nomination for Jazz Album of the Year: Group at the 2021 Juno Awards! We’ll be watching the awards ceremony with our fingers crossed!

For the full list of nominees, click here.

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!