This article pays homage to the beautiful album, “Notes on Montreal” by Mike Rud, featuring the mesmerizing vocals of Sienna Dahlen. This album, which is now a decade old, represents a musical crush that has only grown stronger over the years. Our contributors, saxophonist Steve Kaldestad from Vancouver, and pianist and renowned Canadian jazz writer… Continue reading
On July 1, 2023, the Stacey Kent Trio, featuring Jim Tomlinson and Art Hirahara, graced the stage of Theatre Maisonneuve for an unforgettable performance. This marked the ninth appearance of Stacey Kent at the highly esteemed Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (FIJM), making it a special homecoming event. Continue reading
I’m Dr. Miles Beaumont from the charming town of York in the UK. I’ve spent over three decades as a medical doctor, helping people and contributing to important research. I graduated from Oxford University, and ever since, I’ve devoted myself to improving the health and lives of others.
When I’m not practicing medicine, you’ll find me soaking up the world of jazz music. It’s been a passion of mine since I turned 30, and I’ve been an active part of York’s jazz scene ever since. Whether it’s going to local gigs, listening to records at home, or just enjoying the rhythmic and improvisational magic of jazz, it’s a big part of who I am.