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Richard Underhill

Richard Underhill's wonderful warm alto sound, great writing and arranging skills and in-from-the-outside soloing make him one of Canada's most distinctive jazz performers. Richard won a 2003 Juno Award for his jazz solo debut 'Tales from the Blue Lounge' and was nominated for the Prix du Jazz at the 2003 Montreal Jazz Festival. The founding member of Toronto's acclaimed Shuffle Demons, he has toured Europe and Canada to critical acclaim for over 22 years. A truly original jazz composer and arranger, Richard's exciting original music captivates audiences with singable melodies, outstanding musicianship and engaging performances

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Crazy Time

Label: Stubby Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Cat Walk; Makin' it Right; Have a Good One; Wandering Heart; Good Karma; Crazy Time; Even Demons Get the Blues; Turbulence; Let It Go; Blue Chameleon.

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Label: Stubby Records
Released: 2020
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Pairings

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2016
Track listing: Do Do Do; Make It a Double; Tea for Two; La tête dans la lune; Small Day Tomorrow; Just a Little Dance; Always; Can't Find My Way No More; Begin the Beguine; Lies of Handsome Men; Straighten Out; Please Send Me Someone to Love

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Eric St-Laurent Trio: Ruby

Read "Ruby" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


Montreal born guitarist Eric St-Laurent learned to play the instrument in his home town before moving to New York, where he mastered the art of improvisation. While many jazz musicians would have been happy to find a grounding in New York, St-Laurent had a wider vision. He then moved to Berlin, where he played with German ...

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Kensington Suite

Label: Stubby Records
Released: 2007
Track listing: Meet Me in the Market; Bike Lane; In the Shadows; A Day in the Park; Can

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Richard Underhill: Kensington Suite

Read "Kensington Suite" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


Alto saxophonist Richard Underhill fires up a tribute to Kensington Market, his trendy Toronto neighborhood, on this set of ten tunes. Kensington Suite finds Underhill in inspired form, as he goes across a wide band of styles and settles them into the mainstream with finesse. With a band that is tight and creative, the CD is ...

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Tales From The Blue Lounge

Label: Stubby Records
Released: 2005
Track listing: Surfing; Mr. Fezziwig; Big; Blues For Suze; The Blue Lounge; The Old Guys; Dreamy Afternoon; Guru Ship; Pegasus; Chillin'

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Moments in Time

Label: Stubby Records
Released: 2005

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Richard Underhill: Tales From The Blue Lounge

Read "Tales From The Blue Lounge" reviewed by Stephen Latessa


Tales From The Blue Lounge is Canadian alto saxophonist Richard Underhill's debut solo album and the winner of the 2003 Juno Award for Jazz Album of the Year. After a long and winding career that has included membership in the eclectic Shuffle Demons and the electronica-based Astrogroove, this disc of ten original compositions finds Underhill exploring ...


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