Bedford Brass Quintet

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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BBQ Sauce: Fa la la la yada yada yada…

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014

BBQ Sauce: Fa la la la yada yada yada…

Everyone’s busy this time of year. Merriment is a tightly scheduled affair, crammed between wassailing appointments and carefully regimented harking, to say nothing of heralding.¬†With all that in mind, we’ll just use this issue to make you aware of two excellent musical events. You’ll surely want to clear time for one or both!

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