It is hard to believe that season 12 is almost in the books. A big thank you to all who continue to come out and support our concert series and live music. We continue to give our scholarship out each spring to high school students entering a program of jazz studies. If you are looking for a jazz duo, trio, or quartet for your special occasion, feel free to contact me to see if we can help you out.
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!
© Guardian file photo by Sally Cole
The Glen Strickey Jazz Quartet. From left are Ian Toms, Alan Dowling, Wayne Dunsford and Glen Strickey. Guardian File Photo
The music scene on P.E.I. could be compared to your backyard: vibrant and full of life galore in the summertime, quiet-yet-still-alive in the wintertime.
Indeed, there are “musical evergreen trees” alive all around us at this time of year. And even though these winter performances on the entertainment scene are much fewer and far between ..
My CD “Roots For Rudy” is now available. You can preview some of the tracks and order it online over on my music page.
“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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