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Nathan Hiltz

Nathan Hiltz is a jazz guitarist based in Toronto, Canada. He was born in Nova Scotia then moved to Toronto in 1999. Since then he has recorded with such artists as Bernie Senensky, Jill Barber, Del Dako, Brand Disterheft, and Ori Dagan to name a few and even one tune with jazz icon Sheila Jordan! Nathan performs over 200 gigs a year in Toronto and has toured extensively across Canada with Johnny Griffith, Terra Hazelton, and Melissa Lauren. He attended Humber College (B.Mus) and later the University of Toronto (M.Mus) and has studied privately with Jim Hall, Reg Schwager, Adam Rodgers and many others

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Arcade

Label: G-B Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: Movie theme: Transmogrification; Do Not engage; W.C.W.; Roberta's quest; Ladies From The Eighties; Another Day In Paradise; Paper War; Kidnapped by Danger; Rocket Surgeion; Space Hunters; Thunder Ninja; Play The Game; Movie Theme IV: End Of the Line.

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Griffith Hiltz Trio: Arcade

Read "Arcade" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Johnny Griffith, saxophonist and synthesizer-ist for the Griffin Hiltz Trio (aka: GHT), says, in the midst of his midlife crisis, that “I can't afford a motorcycle, but I can make music." The music that he and his cohorts made, Arcade, draws its inspiration from classic '80s video games and movie themes. The music includes deep grooves ...

Album

The Connee Boswell Singles

Label: Justin Time Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: If I Don't Mean It I'm All Dressed Up With a Broken Heart

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Griffith Hiltz Trio: This Is What You Get

Read "This Is What You Get" reviewed by Dave Wayne


Groovy, somewhat off-kilter jazz is the order of the day for the Griffith Hiltz Trio, a young Canadian band comprised of reedman Johnny Griffith, multi-instrumentalist Nathan Hiltz, and drummer Sly Juhas. One novel aspect of their music is tied into the group's instrumentation. Hiltz simultaneously plays guitar while holding down the bass lines using pedals, just ...

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This Is What You Get...

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2013

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Article: Album Review

Griffith Hiltz Trio: This Is What You Get...

Read "This Is What You Get..." reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


This band may be a trio in body, but it's so much more in spirit and sound. Guitarist Nathan Hiltz, multi-reedist Johnny Griffith and drummer Sly Juhas make up a single entity that expands and contracts at will, occasionally coming off as a legitimate sounding quintet or breaking away in various duo contexts; they completely obfuscate ...

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Griffith Hiltz Trio: This Is What You Get...

Read "This Is What You Get..." reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Canada's Griffith Hiltz Trio opens its second album, This Is What You Get..., with “Strawman," which sounds like a cross between a theme song for a Secret Agent Man movie and crunchy guitar-style, 1960s-era surf rock, featuring saxophonist Johnny Griffith's crisp melody lines and drummer Sly Juhas' shuffling rhythm. Then guitarist Nathan Hiltz twangs toward an ...


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