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Murley / Braid Quartet: Mnemosyne's March

Read "Mnemosyne's March" reviewed by Budd Kopman

The Canadian scene is like any other in that players find each other--and when things click, they end up in each other's bands. This terrific quartet is led by veteran saxophonist Mike Murley and pianist David Braid, a brash youngster who is making a big and deserved splash. Jim Vivian, another veteran (whose playing was notable ...

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Murley/Braid Quartet: Mnemosyne's March

Read "Mnemosyne's March" reviewed by John Kelman

Jazz festivals typically trade on the cachet of well-known acts to attract audiences, but the best performances often come from lesser-knowns. At the 2004 Ottawa International Jazz Festival, one of the undisputed highlights was a performance by the nascent Murley/Braid Quartet.

No stranger to Canadian audiences, saxophonist Mike Murley has accrued numerous awards for work as ...