Paul Read Orchestra

Paul Read established PRO (The Paul Read Orchestra) in 2006 in order to give voice to his creative expressions for large ensemble. Comprised of many of Canada’s top players, PRO has been featured at the Port Hope Jazz Festival, the 2008 IAJE conference (Toronto) and numerous times at the Rex Jazz Club. The orchestra’s first CD was recorded in May, 2010. Arc-en-ciel (working title) is due for release this summer.

Composer/Leader: Paul Read
Reeds: Andy Ballantyne, Tara Davidson, Alex Dean, Quinsin Nachoff, Bob Leonard
Trumpets: Jason Logue, Chase Sanborn, Lina Allemano, Brian O'Kane
Trombones: Terry Promane, William Carn, Andrew Jones, Larry Shields
Guitar: Geoff Young
Piano: David Braid
Bass: Andrew Downing
Drums: Ethan Ardelli
Voice: Trish Colter

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