Brad Turner's phenomenal talents as a trumpeter, pianist, drummer and composer make him one of Canada§s most-in- demand musicians. Brad has performed and/or recorded with such artists as Joe Lovano, Kenny Wheeler, Michael Moore, Reneé Rosnes, Achim Kaufmann, John Scofield, Ingrid Jensen, Dylan van der Schyff, Mike Murley, Mark Helias, Charles McPherson and Gary Bartz. Brad's groups have opened for McCoy Tyner, Roy Haynes, Wayne Shorter, Clarke Terry and Diana Krall.
As a Leader or through his work with Canadian jazz super- group Metalwood, Brad's impressive list of creative and artistic awards include: Three Juno Awards Downbeat Electric Group of the Year Award Winner of Jazz Report magazine’s Trumpeter of the Year Two time winner of Jazz Reports Composer of the Year Multiple Western Canadian Music Award Winner CMW Indie Award Winner Two time Composer of the Year Award winner at the National Jazz Awards In addition to being named Musician of The Year, Brad received an unprecedented 6 nominations at the 2005 National Jazz Awards including: Acoustic Group of the Year Album of the Year: Question The Answer Instrumentalist of the Year Keyboardist of the Year Trumpeter of the Year
- Live at the Cellar by Ben Ohmart
- Question the Answer by John Kelman
February 11, 2009
Brad Turner Quartet Nominated for Traditional Jazz Album of the Year...
April 09, 2008
Brad Turner Wins Trumpeter and Producer of the Year Honours
February 26, 2008
The Brad Turner Quartet Nominated for Favourite Jazz Artist/Group or...
February 07, 2008
Brad Turner Receives Three Nominations at the 2008 National Jazz Awards
January 02, 2008
"Small Wonder" by the Brad Turner Quartet is the #1 Record at Jazz...
October 16, 2007
I don’t think Brad Turner’s Quartet has put out a bad album. I’m sure if you asked Brad he would cringe at a few things about his earlier recordings like any musician who listens to their early stuff. There will be absolutely no cringing by anybody now or ever about his latest release on Maximum Jazz, Small Wonder.
Anchored by Dylan van der Schyff’s propulsive and creative drumming, Andre Lachance’s ultra creative and sensitive bass lines, Bruno Hubert’s quirky and completely unique piano stylings and of course the leader’s incredibly melodic and complex trumpet playing. Small Wonder is as complete as album as you will hear. Great sound, great playing, great compositions and great design!
Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson
A Night at the...
Fire In The West
The Blues Project
On A Mountain
Cellar Music Group