Glen Strickey
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We have an exciting new season of our Winterjazz concert series, season nine, lined up for this fall/winter. Our first show of the season will be November 7th with the super talented, multi-instrumentalist, Chris Kirby. For dates, lineup information, and up-to-date news and concert information visit me on Facebook and join Glen Strickey “All That Jazz” page. You can also like my website using the "Like" button below.


Thanks to all of you! We were lucky enough to win Jazz Recording of the Year for 2011 at the Music PEI Awards and Achievement in Classical or Jazz at the 2015 Music PEI Awards. We were also nominated for an ECMA for Best Jazz Recording and one for Best World Recording for another band I am a member of called Native Gumbo. We are in the process of writing and recording new material for a new CD. You can preview some of the tracks from my first, new material for our new CD, and order "Roots For Rudy" online over on my music page.

Winterjazz Season 10

Hello Everyone,

It is hard to believe that we are into our tenth season of our winter jazz concert series. The years schedule looks better then ever. Remember, each year we are fortunate to give a scholarship to students studying jazz thanks to your generous support. Please help spread the word and come out to support live music on PEI. Hope to see you soon.

This years schedule includes:
October 22nd Kim Dunn
November 12th Don Ross and Calum Graham(Limited seating, tickets available at the Pourhouse)
January 14th Jill Chandler
February 4th Amanda Jackson
March 11th Dylan Menzie
April 15th Brain Dunn
May 27th Andrew Waite

Music PEI Achievement in Classical or Jazz 2015

It was a great honour to have recently been selected the winner of the 2015 Music PEI Award for Achievement in Classical or Jazz. Thank you so much to Music PEI, the other nominees, and supporters of our concert series and live music, particularly Classical and Jazz. We have an exciting new season of our Winterjazz concert series, season nine, lined up for this fall/winter. Our first show of the season will be November 7th with the super talented, multi-instrumentalist, Chris Kirby

Our entry for the CBC searchlight contest!

Hey Everyone. Here is our entry for the CBC searchlight contest. It features myself, Alan Dowling, Ian Toms, and Wayne Dunsford, and is off of our Cd “Roots for Rudy”. I guess you can vote once every 24 hours. If you get a chance we would appreciate your support. It would be fun to see a jazz song get some votes. Cheers!

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2015 Music P.E.I. Award Nomination

We were excited to find out yesterday that the Glen Strickey Quartet has been nominated for Achievement in Jazz or Classical for the up come Music PEI Awards in May. Thanks so much for all the support, and thanks for supporting our Winterjazz concert series. Also thanks to Alan Dowling, Deryl Gallant, and Ian Toms. You guys are amazing musicians and great friends. It is an honour to play with you. Every gig is a joy and a treat.

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Winterjazz with Amanda Jackson Feb 7, 2015!

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A new article in The Guardian!

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The Glen Strickey Jazz Quartet. From left are Ian Toms, Alan Dowling, Wayne Dunsford and Glen Strickey. Guardian File Photo

CD Roots for Rudy

My CD “Roots For Rudy” is now available. You can preview some of the tracks and order it online over on my music page.

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“Glen Strickey’s ECMA-nominated debut CD ‘Roots For Rudy’ is a must-have for jazz fans”

Dan MacDonald, Cape Breton Post

“The quartet just wowed us time and time again with its tightness, ingenuity and flare in improvisation. In a nutshell, they are all ninjas, and to watch them in improv action never fails to be a tremendous and dazzling display.”

Todd MacLean, The Guardian

 

A recent review from the Cape breton post ..

“Glen Strickey is a jazz sax player living in Prince Edward Island, but from Cape Breton. If you’re in the business you will certainly know the name … ”

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