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Brad Turner Trio: Question the Answer

Read "Question the Answer" reviewed by John Kelman

Canadian artist Brad Turner is a triple threat: a pianist, trumpeter and drummer, he has developed a significant reputation over the past eight years with artists including roots music specialists Zubot & Dawson, avant cellist Peggy Lee and the elastically-timed fusion group Metalwood. A two-time winner of the National Jazz Awards “Composer of the Year" as well as “Jazz Trumpeter of the Year," he has also won numerous Juno awards, the Canadian version of the Grammy.

For an artist to ...

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Brad Turner Quartet, featuring Seamus Blake: Live at the Cellar

Read "Live at the Cellar" reviewed by Ben Ohmart

This hour-long cd has been spinning for 5 hours now, and is no closer to retirement than when it started the job. Thank Brad Turner - trumpet, Seamus Blake - Sax, Bruno Hubert - Rhodes piano, Andre Lachance - Bass, Dylan Van Der Schyff - drums for that. 'If It Was Me' journeys on for 10 minutes, in one of the fastest paces on the disc, with some good feelin', if simple, brass combos, while Bruno dances about like an ...


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