Wed, Oct 11 Frankie's
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: BRAD TURNER TRIO
Time 8:00 pm
Brad Turner's phenomenal talents as a trumpeter, pianist, drummer, and composer make him one of Canada's most in-demand and highly esteemed musicians. Brad has performed and/or recorded with such artists as Joe Lovano, Kenny Wheeler, John Scofield, Michael Moore, Renee Rosnes, Jimmy Greene, Ingrid Jensen, Dylan van der Schyff, Mike Murley, Seamus Blake, Kenny Werner, and Ernie Watts.
Brad's groups have opened for McCoy Tyner, Roy Haynes, Wayne Shorter, Clark Terry, Diana Krall, Ahmad Jamal, and Tony Bennett.
Brad has released six albums, five as a trumpeter with his quartet, the most recent being the '07 release Small Wonder, which was nominated for a Juno in the Traditional Jazz Album category. What Is, released in '05, won Best Jazz Album at the '06 Western Canadian Music Awards. As a pianist with his trio, the '04 release Question the Answer was nominated for a Canadian Urban Music Award. In '97 and '98 he won Juno awards for Best Contemporary Jazz Album, recognizing his work in the internationally established electric jazz group Metalwood.