Thursday, July 28, 2011


  • Chris Poland is getting busy in 2011 with OHMPHREY and their sophomore effort. Polcat, a new project to debut Chris Poland with Frank Catalano (sax), Sean O'Bryan Smith (bass), and Jim Gifford (drums). Also OHM will have a new studio cd.

  • Guitarist Henry Kaiser, drummer Morgan Agren and Trey Gunn are close to finishing up a recording that began in Sweden last year. Henry was in Seattle for a few days of recording last month and next month the release will be mixed. Trey Gunn's 1996 release The Third Star is now re-mastered with 6 bonus tracks as well.

  • Antoine Fafard, famous for his band Spaced Out is closing in on finishing his first solo album entitled Solus Operandi which will be available in August. The album features 17 tracks totalling 75 minutes of original instrumental music featuring Fafard on fretless bass and classical guitar. The record also features many collaborators including Magella Cormier, Jerry De Villier Jr, Tom Quayle, Martin Maheux as well as drum legend Dave Weckl (Chick Corea, Mike Stern).

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