061607 The Sisters Euclid, Ottawa, ON

My friend’s wedding reception featured one of the most fun Sisters Euclid sets ever!  In addition to tearing through a pile of their regular awesomeness that was quite familiar to most of us in the small, hand-picked crowd, the band tossed out a few fun nods to standard wedding band fare too…

Folkalarm, 5

A review I wrote long ago of 5, the fifth album from Kevin Breit’s acoustic ensemble Folk Alarm.
(reprinted courtesy of jambands.ca, not like I asked them or anything)

042012 Sisters Euclid, Oakville, ON

You’d think that a guy who was in Toronto specifically to climb the steps of the CN Tower for charity would want to take it easy the night before the climb, maybe eat a healthy meal and get a good night’s sleep ahead of his 7am alarm clock setting. And I probably would have done exactly that had my favourite guitar player not been playing just a reasonable drive down the highway…

020919 Kevin Breit, Ottawa, ON

After a stellar show the night before (following a less-than-stellar show the night before that) on February 9th, 2019 I committed to see Kevin Breit’s third and final show at the Ottawa Jazz Festival’s brief winter fest. The last-minute decision to attend the show was augmented by my promise to Kevin the night before that I would…