Bedford Brass Quintet

BBQ Member Nominated for NS Music Award

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017

BBQ Member Nominated for NS Music Award

BBQ trumpeter Paul St-Amand has been nominated for a 2017 Nova Scotia Music Award. As front-man for the jazz ensemble Blue Spirits, Paul scored a nomination for Jazz Recording of the Year for the group’s debut album Liquid Courage, which was released this summer. Liquid Courage was hailed by The East as “a highly recommended debut for fans of the genre and serves as a promise of even...

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BBQ Members Score ECMA Nominations

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017

BBQ Members Score ECMA Nominations

The East Coast Music Association just threw a little love to several members of the Bedford Brass Quintet. Nominations for the 2017 ECMA Awards were announced today, and BBQ members Simon Oakey (trombone) and Paul St-Amand (trumpet) are featured on two of the honoured albums. Simon performs with Scott n’ the Rocks on Live at Stayner’s Wharf, nominated for jazz recording of the year....

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BBQ Nabs Silver in Best of Halifax Poll

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016

BBQ Nabs Silver in Best of Halifax Poll

We’re thrilled to announce the Bedford Brass Quintet was voted among the best classical artists in Halifax for the second year in a row! Thanks to readers of Halifax’s weekly The Coast, the BBQ followed up our Bronze ranking in 2015 with a Silver in 2016. Congratulations to Gold winners Symphony Nova Scotia, and Bronze winners the Halifax Music Co-op. After a brief hiatus while...

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