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Rubim de Toledo

Award-winning bassist and composer, Rubim de Toledo combines the influences of his Brazilian heritage and his dedication to the jazz tradition, to create an approach to music that is refreshing and uplifting. Boasting a diverse rhythmic palette inspired by world music, jazz, and contemporary music, a lure towards improvisation and a forward-looking traditionalism, Rubim nurtures a commanding sound and style as a bassist, soloist, and composer.

Rubim began his professional career in Edmonton at seventeen, performing with Albertan Jazz legends Tommy Banks, PJ Perry and Clarence “Big” Miller

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Bones From Underground

The band Bones From Underground first embarked on their musical voyage of discovery together as a cohesive Jazz Band in 2019. But their origin goes back earlier to when the band members made significant steps in the freelancing and teaching music world.

Canadian composer and bassist Marc Beaudin writes jazz from the point of view of nature, urban outcasts and social misfits. Bringing a new improvisational perspective and incisive musicianship to his music are well known Western Canadian gems: Drummer Sandro Dominelli, trumpet/flugelhorn Joel Gray, and pianist Andrew Glover. With a smoky bass tone, lush horn texture, explosive drums and exuberant piano style,

Bones From Underground combines a vintage sound with modern material to thrilling effect.

Audrey Ochoa

The transformation of nostalgia is both innovative and intricate, a delicate balance of appealing to the old while tiptoeing at the forefront of the entirely cutting edge. Unbound by any predisposed ideals around genre or delivery, trombonist Audrey Ochoa has achieved the ideal: presenting meticulously influential compositions with a playful and liberated approach. Classically trained but with a voracious appetite for honing her craft in any genre, Ochoa has shared stages with Hilario Duran, PJ Perry, and Tommy Banks; and with international greats Lew Tebackin, Marcus Miller, Chris Potter and the UNT One O’Clock Lab Band

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Marco Katz

Marco Katz composed and performed the soundtrack for the 2000 production of Zoey’s Zoo (Oh Yeah! Cartoons). His recording of "Tubby the Tuba Meets a Jazz Band" came out on Koch in 2007. Marco has recorded with Charlie Palmieri and other artists. Marco’s compositions and arrangements have been performed at Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher Hall and published by Bourne, Carl Fischer Music, International Music, and Kendor. His publications also include articles in Popular Music and Society.

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Trombonist Audrey Ochoa Wins Edmonton Music Prize

Trombonist Audrey Ochoa Wins Edmonton Music Prize

Chronograph Records is pleased to announce that trombonist, composer, arranger, educator and band leader Audrey Ochoa has won the 2018 Edmonton Music Prize! A collaboration between the Edmonton Arts Council and Alberta Music, the Edmonton Music Prize celebrates the achievements of Edmonton’s artistic community. After a stellar year of performing her compositions with GRAMMY winners and ...


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