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BC6 release is on the horizon

We’re super excited about the release of BC6 in late spring or early summer! It’s mostly finished and waiting for your ears. Recorded in NYC with Trifon Dimitrov on bass and Joe Abba on drums BC6 is full of new texture, exciting harmonies, and driving grooves. We can’t wait for you to hear it.

BC6 is in pre-production!

Bicoastal Collective: Chapter 6 will be recorded in NYC this summer. As with all the BC projects this one will feature a new ensemble. Aaron and Paul will be throwing the classic Gerry Mulligan 1950s quartet in a blender with Miles Davis’ late 60s early 70s funk/fusion. Joining the BC family will be Joe Abba […]

BC5 is nominated for a Nova Scotia Music award for Jazz Recording of the Year

Exciting stuff and a strong group on Noms. This is not a juried awards, but a “Choice” award. Best of luck to all.

BC5 Wins the East Coast Music Award for jazz recording of the year!

Very exciting news the collective has won another ECMA! Thank you to all who contributed.

BC5 is Double-Nominated for ECMA awards.

BiCoastal Collective: Chapter 5 has been nominated for the East Coast Music Association (ECMA) for Jazz Recording of the Year and Instrumental Recording of the year! The awards will be announced during East Coast Music Association yearly conference which is taking place in Halifax, May 2-6.

BC in Downbeat and Jazziz

So much cool stuff has been going on. Happy to announce BC5 was featured in Downbeat and Jazziz. The Downbeat feature was a full page feature (Nov. 17) and Jazziz (Fall 17) included Aaron’s “I Remember Everyday” as the 2nd track on their fall CD.  Our gigs on the west coast were fantastic and we […]

Bicoastal Collective West Coast GIG!

We’ll be performing at Cafe Stritch in San Jose, CA. August 17 at 8pm. Joining Aaron and Paul on the band will be long time Bicoastal family drummer, Jason Lewis and new family members, Brian Ho on organ and Mike Scott on guitar.  We’ll have copies of all the BC projects on Disc with us […]

Nice review of BC5 by WTJU, NPR station in Richmond, VA.

Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington – Bicoastal Collective: Chapter Five (OA2): Paul Tynan (composer/trumpet/flugelhorn) and Aaron Ligton (composer/bari sax) each composed half of the numbers on this disc specifically for the Bicoastal Collective, a powerhouse big band featuring, in addition to the composers, Bobby Selvaggio (soprano, alto sax, alto  clarinet, flute); Steve Jones (alto sax, clarinet); […]

MAY 19th! BC5 is released into the WILD!

The wait is over! Today is the day! Bicoastal Collective: Chapter 5 is officially released. Here is a link which includes samples and an easy way to get a copy!  

First Review of BC5

The first review for BC5 is here! We’re very honoured for the kind words. Midwest records says: “PAUL TYNAN & AARON LINGTON BICOASTAL COLLECTIVE/Chapter Five: Those hyper creative Lab Band alums change it up for a fifth time on their fifth album not only showing that you can’t hit a moving target but that they love […]