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Raul da Gama

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TMR Senior Writer. Based in Milton, Ontario, Canada. Raul is a musician and an accomplished writer whose profound analysis is reinforced by his deep understanding of music, technically as well as historically.
Being Patricia Cano

Being Patricia Cano

There is an iconic quote from Horace that describes Patricia Cano perfectly: poeta nascitur, non fit - “the poet is born, not made”. It...
Ernesto Cervini: Quantum of Energy

Ernesto Cervini: Quantum of Energy

Pounding away the calories... Quickening the heart rate… According to research the average drummer who weighs in at 185lbs can expend 1058.4 joules of...
Myriad3: Vera

Myriad3: Vera

The album Vera is the fourth by the contemporary Canadian trio Myriad3 and it is a performance of terrific impetus and refinement, and although...
Ernesto Cervini's Turboprop: Abundance

Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop: Abundance

Hard on the heels of their marvellous 2017 release Rev (Anzic Records), Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop now proffer another sextet celebration. Once again unfolding the...
The Cluttertones with Lee Pui Ming: Leeways

The Cluttertones with Lee Pui Ming: Leeways

There is something irresistible about listening to the manner in which bassist Rob Clutton shepherds this music by The Cluttertones, using the bluegrass picking...
University of Toronto 12TET: When Day Slips into Night

University of Toronto 12TET: When Day Slips into Night

The students of the University of Toronto’s Jazz Music faculty are a moveable and ever-changing pool of gifted musicians who not only read and...
Joani Taylor: In a Sentimental Mood

Joani Taylor: In a Sentimental Mood

Torontonians like to fantasise that Toronto is the centre of the universe when it comes to sports and culture – including music – even...
John Pittman: Kinship

John Pittman: Kinship

At the height of his addiction Charlie Parker once said, “Bread is your only friend.” He was also speaking from the standpoint of how...
Solon McDade - Murals

Solon McDade: Murals

The “Murals” title of this enterprising disc from Solon McDade was, it seems, suggested by the line and seemingly visual flow of the music’s...
Aaron Shragge & Ben Monder - The World of Dew

Aaron Shragge & Ben Monder: The World of Dew

The music that Aaron Shragge and Ben Monder make as a duo is ghostly and conceptually appears to reimagine hypnotic faux-electronic music on an...

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