While Europe's Montreux Jazz Festival has already kicked off and the North Sea Jazz Festival is about to begin, their Canadian counterpart has started its 38th edition: the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal!
As Montreal-based company, we are extremely proud of our music scene! Get ready for the most important jazz festival in the world! This special channel, inspired by the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, features songs and instrumental pieces by celebrated bands and artists from coast to coast.
Stingray was a proud sponsor of the Jazz Album of the Year category at this year's JUNO Awards. We were thrilled see the award go to such a deserving and talented group. Metalwood is an outstanding jazz band with many accolades already under their belt. Their recent album was really the cherry on top of a beautiful career. We can't wait to see what they do next!
The boys from nine-piece collective, Busty & The Bass, stopped by Stingray to have a little fun and tell us about their music, Google search history, fender benders, and how to talk your way out of traffic tickets!
The dashing and talented Tor Miller visited us in the Stingray PausePlay lounge at Canadian Music Week 2016 and opened up about his love for Bowie and Ray Charles and how that influenced his new album American English. He let us in on how dropping out of school affected his relationship with his parents and what is spirit animal is.
Legendary guitarist and two-time GRAMMY nominee, Tommy Emmanuel, visited Stingray PausePlay and wowed our in-house music experts with his talent. He chatted with us about being in a family band and his love for classic singer-songwriters, Ed Sheeran, and even Lady Gaga.
Royal Wood joined Stingray PausePlay at Canadian Music Week 2016 and opened up about his musical journey and his affinity for fine wine. We also got an inside look at his new album "Ghostlight", from concept to release.
We sat down with the incredibly funny and talented Passenger at Osheaga 2016. He chatted with us about his musical beginnings AND brand new material. He filled us in on the process of writing his new album and honing his skills. We also got the scoop on his love of fast food!