Four80East

Month: May 2010

Exodus to Jazz

Exodus: a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment.  That’s pretty much what it felt like on Saturday just getting out of the city , what with the QEW being closed and all.  That, combined with the requisite cross-border delays and us getting slightly lost, resulted in an expedition of almost […]

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Thornton Winery with Boney James

Ahhhh… there’s nothing like traveling 13 hours each way to do a 55-minute set.  It’s all worth it, though, when you end up somewhere as beautiful as Thornton Winery!  What a great spot… the landscape, the winery grounds, the people, the vibe, the music… all in all a wonderful night. Gotta watch that Marcus Anderson […]

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New Site!

It’s been nagging at me for a while, so this past weekend I figured I’d just bite the bullet and get it done.  The old site was built a few years ago, before this whole “social networking” thing really took off…  it was pretty much a closed loop.  Now it’s all about disseminating content; RSS […]

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Out of the Box with Jack Prybylski

Rob and Tony are pleased to announce the release of Jack Prybylski’s new album, “Out of the Box”. Produced by Four80East, the album features several tracks written by them as well as some inspired covers, including a groovy version of Rod Stewart’s “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy”.

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CSJA win for Tony Grace

Tony Grace has won “Percussionist of the Year” at the 2010 Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards! Rob apologizes for “Kanye-ing” his acceptance speech.  The lovely awards is now brightening up their studio lobby.

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American Smooth Jazz Awards

Four80East has been invited to perform at this year’s American Smooth Jazz Awards.  They are nominated in the “Best International Group” category, so show your support by voting! www.americansmoothjazzawards.com

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CSJA 2010

Another great show, thanks to Mary and Doug Kirk and everyone at Wave 94.7!  It was a blast to have Greg Adams (Tower of Power) sit in with us for our performance of “Roll On”, and to have the opportunity to back up Peter White, Darren Rahn and The Groove Kings.  Always a fun time […]

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