The Collective adds another fantastic accolade to its growing list.  Paul accepted the 2014 ECMA jazz recording of the year award, on behalf of Aaron and the rest of the BC3 band in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island during the East Coast Music Association conference.  Special thanks to the entire  BC family for all the […]

Very excited to announce that the BiCoastal Collective“Chapter Three” has been nominated for “Jazz Recording of the Year” in the 2014 East Coast Music Association (ECMA)’s Awards! Special thanks to the sidemen (sidewoman!) on the album, Corey Christiansen, Jon Deitemyer,Ashley Summers Baker, and Daniel G. Murphy for their superior musicianship! So excited and honoured!

BC 4 is mixed and mastered. OA2 is looking at a May release.  We’re really excited to announce Peter Hum from the Ottawa Citizen is on liner notes duty. Until then is here is a clip of the Collective playing a live concert in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. This was the day before we started tracking […]

BC headquarters is proud to report that Aaron Lington has won a Grammy Award for “Best Tropical Latin Album” for his work with the Pacific Mambo Orchestra led by Christian Tumalan and Steffen Kuehn! Congratulations to Aaron and the rest of the PMO are in order. This is a big deal. 

We here at BC headquarters are extremely excited to announce that Aaron Lington has been nominated for a Grammy Award for “Best Tropical Latin Album” for his work with the Pacific Mambo Orchestra. Aaron plays bari on the recording and he wrote half compositions/arrangements too.  Congratulations to Aaron and the rest of the PMO are in order.

Congratulations to all the members of the BiCoastal Family for making the Down Beat Readers Poll: Aaron Lington – Baritone Saxophone, Wayne Wallace -Trombone, and Origin (our record label).  Progress is being made on BC4. It is off for mastering and we should hear the results soon!

The BiCoastal Collective is on the 2014 Grammy ballot in the following 3 categories: 1. Best Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Chapter Three 2. Best Jazz Composition, ‘TGOK’ (by Paul Tynan) 3. Best Jazz Composition, ‘Folk Like’ (by Aaron Lington) If you are a member of the Academy we’d sure appreciate your votes!

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