Independent Music Awards Tag

Q&A With Dwayne Côté and Duane Andrews

Describe your nominated work: This is our debut album as a duo and we bring together elements of traditional music from our respective homes of Cape Breton and Newfoundland which has a lot of celtic influence but also our love of the great Dango Reinhardt...

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Q&A With Georgi Kay

Describe your nominated work: “Back To Back” is a song inspired by the concept of rivalry between ones conscience and ones animalistic instincts and desires, i.e. self control....

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Q&A With David Clavijo

Describe your nominated work: “Promises” is a labor of passion and sentiment. I wanted the song to reflect the strength of man and the promise of a better world. I used violins, violas and cellos & also the soprano voice to praise the feeling. Caro’s...

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Q&A With Timbila

What’s the meaning of your band name? Our band is named after the traditional xylophone of the Chopi people in Zavala Mozambique. Timbila is the beautiful buzzing xylophone of the Chopi tribe of Mozambique. It is an endangered instrument and an endangered music, we are...

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Q&A With Earl MacDonald Jazz Orchestra

What’s the meaning of your name? Because I work in a variety of contexts (leading and within big bands & jazz combos, as a soloist, educational clinician, conductor, etc.) I typically stick with my given name, Earl MacDonald. For this album the group is called...

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Sultans of String

Sultans Of String Swing Into Town Guelph, ON, March 21, 2011 – River Run Centre presents Canadian instrumental super group Sultans of String as a part of its Meridian Studio Series on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 8:00 pm. The Sultans of String have achieved a...

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Q&A With Tiff Jimber

Describe your nominated work: I pictured it being a love scene where two lovers are going at it. I was going for a completely different take on my favorite dance tune....

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Q&A With Kaspar Torn

Were there any happy accidents while in the studio, or did everything go as planned? The “computer game” section was not initially planned, but sort of happened while looking for a way to have contrast between two sections. On a broader sense, all my compositions...

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