The BC5 crowd funding campaign and pre-sale is complete and  thank to all the support it was an overwhelming success (115% even!). Aaron Lington and I are excited to announce a release date of May 19th on Origin Arts (OA2). As always, John Bishop did a fantastic job on the art and layout. We’ll be updating […]

The BC5 Indiegogo campaign is 99% funded! You are all AMAZING! Who will push us to the goal….or PAST the goal?!?! Every bit helps, especially if we surpass our target; we’re looking to use a digipack for the CD rather than a jewel case (looks nicer) and also take out a full page ad in […]

BC5 is recorded, mixed and mastered! It’s basically ready to go. We need your help in taking care of the various post-productions bits (album art, liner notes, release costs, etc) and marketing costs. Any help would be amazing. To that end we have a Indiegogo campaign running until early April and you can find it […]

We fooled ’em again! After a week of sweat and tears (the good kind) BiCoastal Collective; Chapter FIVE is fully recorded and mixed.  We just landed studio legend, Phil Bulla at Platinum Production (7 grammy noms!!!) is NYC to master. The good news keeps rolling in. Here are some quotes from musicians in the band about the […]

The time is close to record the next chapter in the BiCoastal Collective story. Here is a small blurb on each band member. We’ll officially update the family page when get the project in the can. Can you say “Boy Howdy”??? We knew y’all could! Saxophones Bobby Selvaggio – Alto. Bobby is based in Cleveland […]

Aaron Lington and Paul Tynan hit the studio this July to record BiCoastal Collective: Chapter 5. This chapter is being recorded in Dallas, Texas will feature a full big band. Here’s the personal line up: Woodwinds: Bobby Selvaggio, Steve Jones, Dave Lown, Marcus Wolfe, and Aaron Lington Trumpets: Jason Levi, Ken Edwards, Daniel Mathews, Micah […]

Come see a rare live performance of the BiCoastal Collective, this Thursday, March 12. 8:30pm, Cafe Stritch in downtown San Jose! Aaron Lington – bari sax Paul Tynan – tpt/flugel Dahveed Behroozi – piano John Shifflett – bass Jason Lewis – drums

Baritone saxophonist, and composer (and BiCoastal Collective’s co-leader) Aaron Lington was selected as a “2015 Silicon Valley Artist Laureate” by the arts organization Silicon Valley Creates. He was recognized in the “Off Stage” category which celebrates his achievements as a composer and arranger. This is the 25th year of the Silicon Valley Artist Laureate program […]

Big News Folks. BiCoastal Collective: Chapter Four has been nominated for the ECMA nomination for Jazz recording of the Year! Huge thanks to Tony Genge (B3), Terry, O’Mahoney (Drums), Jake Hanlon (Guitar), Pat Martin (Engineer) and James Driscoll (Mastering Engineer) for making it happen. Needless to say Aaron and Paul are extremely excited. Here is a sample […]

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 […]