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BC4 nominated for Music Nova Scotia’s Jazz Recording of the Year!

Today we learned that BC4 was nominated for Music Nova Scotia’s Jazz Recording of the Year award. The nominees are: Gypsophilia – Horska Jack’s Cats – Jack’s Cats: Low Down Dirty Swing, Live Karen Robinson – With Maxim Cormier – Maxim Cormier: 2 Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington – Bicoastal Collective: Chapter Four you can […]


Reviewed by George Harris “Trumpet/flugelhornist Paul Tynan and baritone saxist Aaron Lington create a lava thick front line for a vintage Hammond B3 outing with Tony Genge/B3, Jake Hanlon/g and Terry O’Mahoney/dr. The horns create a funky boogaloo as on “Un Petit Peu De Gras” and shuffle off to Buffalo on “L’s Groove” with finger […]

BC Four reviewed at Wondering Sound

Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington, Bicoastal Collective: Chapter 4: A real old-school sound on this one, with the B3 organ of Tony Genge as the lynchpin. Trumpeter Paul Tynan and bari saxophonist Aaron Lington alternate hot and cold temps with their solos over the top. Guitarist Jake Hanlon and drummer Terry O’Mahoney snap right into place […]

BC4 reviewed at

Trumpeter Paul Tynan and baritone saxophonist Aaron Lingtonfirst met more than fifteen years ago when they were grad students at the University of North Texas in Denton. After gigging separately for a few years, they formed the Bicoastal Collective about a decade ago and have been playing and recording together ever since. This could reasonably be called the […]

BC4 released to the WORLD!

Today is the day! BiCoastal Collective: Chapter Four is officially released. You can get copies from Aaron Lington or Paul Tynan. You can also get copies from Origin Arts or iTunes.   It’s getting great coast to coast radio airplay too – Call your local jazz station and request it! While retaining the thoroughly modern post-bop aesthetic they cultivated […]

Chapter Four is Here

Very happy to announce the arrival of our new album, BiCoastal Collective: Chapter Four! This the fourth installment of the music that we have produced since 2008. We are still riding high on our recent win of “Jazz Record of the Year” from the East Coast Music Association, and we are once again proud to […]

BC3 takes home the ECMA Jazz Recording of the Year Award!!!

   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 […]

ECMA Nomination!

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!

BiCoastal Collective: Chapter Four update!

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.