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Al Muirhead Begins Summer Jazz Festival Tour

Master jazz trumpeter Al Muirhead begins his summer jazz festival tour this week! Be sure to catch him and special guests as he brings his 2017 WCMA-nominated album "Northern Adventures - The Canada Sessions Vol. 1" to a city near you! More...

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Johanna Sillanpaa hits #1

Congratulations to jazz vocalist Johanna Sillanpaa for recently topping the iTunes jazz album charts with her new release, From This Side! More...

Poor Nameless Boy Begins European Tour

From March 17 to April 1, Poor Nameless Boy will travel across Europe on two exciting tours. First, he More...

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Rare Tommy Banks And Big Miller Recording To Be Released as Fundraiser for the Edmonton Jazz Society

The Edmonton Jazz Society and the Yardbird Suite are pleased to host the official release of a new duet album featuring the late and legendary jazz singer, Clarence Big Miller and Canadian jazz icon, Tommy Banks on piano.
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ISC Semi-Finalists: Chris Andrew and Poor Nameless Boy

Congratulations to two Chronograph artists for making the semi-finals of the International Songwriting Competition! Pianist and composer Chris Andrew is nominated in Instrumental for his jazz-classical piece "Beroke." Poor Nameless Boy (Joel Henderson) is nominated in Folk for his title track "Bravery." More...

Chronograph Announces Global Music Award Winners

In the late 2016 round of the Global Music Awards, two Chronograph artists earned honours!  More...

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Al Muirhead & Hutchinson Andrew Trio earn 2016 WCMA Nominations

Chronograph Records announces of nominations for the 2016 Western Canadian Music Awards from trumpeter Al Muirhead, and the Hutchinson Andrew Trio.
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You're Invited! March 31st Label Showcase During JUNO Week

Kick off your 2016 JUNO week in style with Chronograph Records for an evening of music featuring some of Western Canada's top artists in Jazz and Folk! March 31 beginning at 7pm, Wine-Ohs 811 1st Street SW, Calgary. More...

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Calgary Trumpeter Al Muirhead receives JUNO Award nomination

Western Canadian trumpeter and jazz legend Al Muirhead is nominated for A 2016 JUNO award for his debut album Its About Time in the Jazz Album of the Year: Solo category. More...

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Poor Nameless Boy debuts on the Canadian folk charts at #2!

Great showing for Regina-based singer-songwriter Poor Nameless Boy, as his new album Bravery hits the airwaves across Canada! With plays from campus and community radio and CBC across the country, the album makes it's charting debut in the #2 spot!
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2015 Western Canadian Jazz Hits the Mark with #1 and #8 Albums on National Radio

From the fields of the Canadian Prairies came two impressive contemporary jazz albums in 2015. Earshot Online reports two Chronograph albums amongst the favourites on Canadian jazz radio last year.
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Exclaim! Streams Title Track to Poor Nameless Boy's New Album Bravery

We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of the new album “Bravery” from Poor Nameless Boy! Go to Exclaim! for your first chance to hear the stream of the title track! Digital release January 15, with the album release event on the 17 in Regina and multiple dates across Western Canada. Big thanks to Creative Saskatchewan for helping to make this project a reality! Can’t wait for you to hear the new music!More...

Tickets for Al Muirhead's "Oop" CD Release Concert on Sale Now!

Join us, January 22nd, for a very special evening celebrating the release of veteran jazz trumpeter Al Muirhead's second album, "Oop!" Named after his long-time nickname (Alley Oop), the album follows on the Fall 2014 release of his debut album at 79 years old! Now at 80 years young, Al was joined in studio by jazz legends in their own right, Tommy Banks (piano) and PJ Perry (saxophone), to record this project of favourite jazz standards.  More...

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Poor Nameless Boy Joins Chronograph Records Roster

Chronograph Records is pleased to welcome Regina-based indie folk artist Joel Henderson, known by his stage name Poor Nameless Boy, to our roster. Following the acclaimed release of his introspective album "The Activity Book" in 2013, Joel returns to the studio in Spring 2015 to record brand new music for a Fall release. More...

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Al Muirhead Hits #1 in Canada

"It's About Time," the debut album from trumpet veteran Al Muirhead hits #1 on Canadian jazz radio on the Earshot Online Charts! Congrats Al!! More...

The Writers' Guild Reaches #1 in Canada!

Congratulations to The Writers' Guild! They've hit #1 in Canada on the Earshot Online jazz radio charts for their album "Based on a True Story" released in June 2014. More...

A/B Trio Tours "Out West" Project with Mike Murley

Edmonton rising jazz stars A/B Trio are gearing up to release their second album with Chronograph Records. Recorded with Canadian legend, saxophonist Mike Murley the quartet is headed out on tour in early December to build up the anticipation!  More...

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Quentin Reddy Nominated for 2014 Music NL Award

We are pleased to announce that country artist Quentin Reddy is nominated for a Music NL Award in his home province of Newfoundland! His debut album "Diamond in the Rough" is nominated for Country Recording of the Year. The Awards take place October 26th at the Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's, NL. Click here for the full list of Music NL Awards nominees. More...

Four 2014 WCMA nominations for Chronograph Roster!

The Western Canadian Music Alliance announced its 2014 nominees for their annual artistic and industry awards, recognizing the very best in Western Canadian musical talent. Chronograph Records and its roster are proud to be nominated for the following: More...

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The Writers' Guild Joins Chronograph Records

We are pleased to welcome the newest addition to the Chronograph Records roster, Edmonton Jazz Group; The Writers Guild! More...

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Two Finalists in Indie Acoustic Project

Congrats to 100 mile house and the Hutchinson Andrew Trio for their nominations as finalists in the Indie Acoustic Project's awards for the Best CDs of 2013! Folk act 100 mile house was recognized in the Acoustic Ensemble category, and jazz men Hutchinson Andrew Trio in the Instrumental category. More...

100 mile house wins 2 Edmonton Music Awards

April 13th was a great night for Edmonton's own folk superstars, 100 mile house, as they walked away with two pieces of hardware from the Edmonton Music Awards! The original composition "Last Call" won for Single of the Year, and the band themselves won Group of the Year. Congratulations! More...

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PEAR Wins 2013 ACMA Award

Congratulations to PEAR, the winners of the 2013 Group of the Year from the Association of Country Music in Alberta Awards! This marks the second year in a row PEAR has taken home this trophy. For a full list of all the winners, visit www.abcountrymusic.ca More...

100 mile house Shortlisted for Edmonton Music Prize

'Wait With Me' by 100 mile house was selected as one of the 10 album finalists in the inaugural Edmonton Music Prize! The winning band receives a cash prize of $8,000 and two runners up will each receive $1,000. More...

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Ben Henriques Captain Awesome Peter Hum Review

Check out the glowing review of Ben Henriques new Chronograph release 'Captain Awesome' from Peter Hum of the Ottawa Citizen on his JazzBlog! More...

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Hutchinson Andrew Trio featured in November 2013 issue of Downbeat Magazine

Check out the November 2013 issue of DownBeat magazine for a feature article on the Hutchinson Andrew Trio! More...

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Calgary-based jazz giant Al Muirhead wins the 2013 WCMA Heritage Award

Calgary-based jazz giant Al Muirhead wins the 2013 WCMA Heritage Award for his music mentorship and industry building efforts in Western Canada. More...

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Ben Henriques Joins Chronograph With New Album

The title of Vancouver-based saxophonist Ben Henriques' second jazz album says it all - Captain Awesome. His latest album project really is an awesome showing -- a collection of 8 self-composed, original jazz tracks, backed by an all-star rhythm section. Ben Henriques is the newest addition to the Chronograph Records roster, and our first Vancouver-based artist. Get your copy today, and lose yourself in Ben's playful new album. More...

Chronograph Records BreakOut West Showcase

Come join Western Canada's boutique record label for an evening of musical celebration. Chronograph Records is proud to announce their label showcase and the official BreakOut West Jazz showcase at Wine-OHs in Calgary on Friday October 4th. The music and festivities will begin at 5pm and will go late into the evening featuring some of Western Canada's best jazz and roots artists.  More...

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Quentin Reddy Signed to Management Deal

Chronograph is pleased to announce the signing of rising star male country vocalist Quentin Reddy to our management roster. More...

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Hutchinson Andrew Trio Wins TD Grand Jazz Award at Montreal International Jazz Festival

Alberta's own Hutchinson Andrew Trio has been named the winners of the 2013 TD Grand Jazz Award from the Montréal International Jazz Festival! More...

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100 mile house and Hutchinson Andrew Trio Nominated for 2013 WCMAs

The nominees for the 2013 Western Canadian Music Awards have been announced! Congratulations to 100 mile house for their third album wait with me for Roots Duo/Group Recording of the Year, and the Hutchinson Andrew Trio for their third album Prairie Modern for Jazz Recording of the Year! The awards will be handed out on October 6th in Calgary, AB. More...

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100 mile house wins Calgary Folk Fest Songwriting Award

For the second album in a row, 100 mile house wins the Pro's and Prose songwriting competition hosted by the Calgary Folk Festival. This year "London" takes the kudos from their 2013 album "wait with me". Back in 2011, it was the epic track "Better, Still" from the album "hollow ponds" that won them the honor. As a result, 100 mile house will perform the song at the Folk Festival this summer! More...

PEAR Wins International Songwriting Competition

Congrats to PEAR on their big win with the International Songwriting Competition! Their hit single "This Ain't a Love Song" placed first in the Country category. PEAR is one of only three Canadian winners. More...

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A/B Trio Heads on Western Canadian Tour

Check out the A/B Trio on tour across Western Canada as they promote their new album 'Take No Prisoners'! More...

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PEAR and 100 mile house selected for Untapped Alberta

Congratulations to PEAR and 100 mile house for being selected amongst artists from across the province to perform on the Untapped Alberta stages, sponsored by ATB Financial. More...

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100 mile house Reaches New Heights

A Two-Night Album Release and Label Deal Celebration! 100 mile house will celebrate the release of their new album Wait With Me on March 2 in Calgary at The Ironwood Stage and Grill, and March 9 in Edmonton at The Roxy Theatre. More...

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100 mile house Joins the Family!

A big Chrono welcome to the newest members of the family! Edmonton's 100 mile house has signed on to release their upcoming album, Wait With Me, in March. We are excited to be a part of their journey. Chrono must have a thing for husband and wife teams, that makes four now!  More...

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PEAR Wins 2013 ACMA Group of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that country darlings PEAR have been named the 2013 Group of the Year by the Association of Country Music in Alberta! "Big thanks to all who voted," from Lynae and Denis Dufresne. Check out the stars on the cover of the January 2013 issue of Avenue Calgary magazine. More...

Tyler Hornby Quartet to Perform with Jazz Heavyweights

February 1st and 2nd will mark a momentous weekend for Chrono drummer Tyler Hornby. Canadian jazz stars David Braid (piano) and Ingrid Jensen (trumpet) will be joining Tyler on stage at the National Music Centre. Thanks to Calgary 2012 for supporting these shows! Tickets $15 at the door, all ages, shows at 8pm. More...

A/B Trio Continues to Chart in Kamloops

Kamloops, BC is loving the jazz stylings of A/B Trio! The boys are currently topping the jazz chart, and reached as high as #7 on CFBX's weekly top 30 with 'Take No Prisoners.' More...

Ralf Buschmeyer Wins Hamilton Music Award!

Join us in congratulating Ralf Buschmeyer on winning a Hamilton Music Award for Instrumental Recording of the Year, for his album JazzSpeak! See the full list of winners here More...

Sinistrio Releases Holiday Album

Jazz up your holiday season with the new release from B3 group Sinistrio with their new release Modern Xmas. More...

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Ralf Buschmeyer Nominated for 2 Hamilton Music Awards

Congratulations to Ralf Buschmeyer, for being nominated for 2 more Hamilton Music Awards, for is album JazzSpeak. He is among the top nominees with nods in the Jazz Recording and Instrumental Recording of the Year categories. Ralf is originally from the Hamilton area, now based in Calgary. He has received 5 previous HMA nominations for his Est 1968 and Renewal album projects. More...

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Sillan & Young Featured on CBC Music Jazz Site

We are proud of the movement that the Calgary jazz community has seen over the last couple months! Check out Sillan & Young featured in a national CBC Music feature about the new JazzYYC initiative as told by Calgary's own Jazz Evangelist and host of CBC's Tonic, Tim Tamashiro. More...

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PEAR Nominated for Canadian Folk Music Award!

Congratulations to PEAR for their first nomination at the Canadian Folk Music Awards! Nominated for English Songwriter of the Year, they are among great company: Dala, The Deep Dark Woods, Jon Brooks, and Catherine MacLellan. The CFMA hardware will be handed out November 17th in Saint-Jean, New Brunswick.  More...

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Drummer Karl Schwonik heads on another action-packed tour!

But this time, he adds in stops in Northern Canada to his Western dates. Keeping Karl company will be: James Davis on Trumpet (Chicago), Chris Andrew on Piano (Edmonton), Kodi Hutchinson on Bass (Calgary), and Bryan Qu on Sax (Edmonton). More...

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Denis Dufresne of PEAR wins 2012 CCMA Award

Congratulations to Denis Dufresne of PEAR for winning the 2012 Fiddle Player of the Year at the Canadian Country Music Awards! He was in good company in the category, up against fellow nominees including wife Lynae Dufresne of PEAR, Shane Guse (George Canyon/Jason Blaine), Donny Parenteau, and Ali Raney (Jason McCoy/Tara Oram/Jason Blaine).  More...

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A/B Trio Signs with Chronograph Records

We are pleased to announce the newest addition to the Chronograph Records roster, Edmonton Jazz Group; A/B Trio! More...

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Vote for PEAR in CCMA FanFest Competition

The final CCMA FanFest contest has begun! Calling all friends and fans, please vote and share!! PEAR is representing Association of Country Music in Alberta for the next leg of the Canadian Country Music Association "play at FanFest" competition and we NEED YOUR HELP to get there!!! It's easy: More...

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PEAR Advances to CCMA FanFest Competition

After securing more votes than 8 other country acts in Alberta, PEAR advances to the national competition to win a performance spot at the 2012 CCMA FanFest on September 8th in Saskatoon. The national competition opens August 7th, and we will need your help to win it! Watch for details on how to help and share. More...

Karl Schwonik wins Enbridge Nextfest Emerging Artist Award

We are pleased to announce that Karl Schwonik has been given the 2012 Enbridge Nextfest Emerging Artist Award! The award is in support of his fall tour and his private study with Joe La Barbera next year. Congrats Karl! Details at www.nextfest.ca More...

Drummer Tyler Hornby heads out on 9-stop European tour

Tyler Hornby embarks on European tour including performances with bassist Piotr Lemanczyk and saxphonist Maciej Sikala, as well as several concerts with trumpet star Maciej Fortuna.  More...

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Chris Andrew, Ralf Buschmeyer and Johanna Sillanpaa Nominated for 2012 WCMAs

Chronograph Records Announces 3 BreakOut West Artist Award Nominations More...

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Tyler Hornby, Chris Andrew, Aaron Young Featured on Children's E-book

Three Chronograph artists are featured in the new Mission to Mars ebook for children! Narrated by Diana Krall, the interactive e-book features Chris Andrew on piano, Aaron Young on guitar, and Tyler Hornby on drums and as composition mentor. Congrats to our friend Sam Whelan! Way to go team! Read Mission to Mars here. More...

Mark DeJong Track Featured by Medicine Hat Jazz Festival

Have you seen the beautiful new animated ad for the Medicine Hat Jazz Festival? If so, you may recognize Mark DeJong's 'Men in Black' as the soundtrack! Check it out at the Medicine Hat Jazz Festival's website. More...

Kodi Hutchinson Joins the CKUA Family

Our very own jazz expert, Chronograph Records' President Kodi Hutchinson, is the new host of A Time for Jazz on CKUA Radio! His first show will air live on Saturday May 5, 2012 from 12:05-3pm MST (rebroadcast Sundays 12-3am MST). More...

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Chronograph Heads to JazzAhead

Chronograph President Kodi and GM Stephanie are hopping a plane to Bremen, Germany, for the annual JazzAhead! Europe's largest jazz conference and festival, features artists, labels, press, and radio from across the world! Karl Schwonik and Chicago Goes West will be showcasing April 21st at the Focke Wulf Saal at the conference centre at 2pm. More...

Ralf Buschmeyer's JazzSpeak #5 album on CKUA

Congrats to Ralf Buschmeyer for hitting the #5 spot for album of the week (March 11-24, 2012) on CKUA radio across Alberta, for his album JazzSpeak! The album is also listed in their Hot Box -- meaning high rotation! More...

It's March Madness at Chronograph! Three Albums Released Today!

Today, good things come in threes. Three albums from Chronograph are now available for sale! This is why we've dubbed it March Madness at Chronograph! Three different artists -- three different genres -- three different sounds. More...

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1+4 Tours Across Canada

Karl Schwonik heads across Canada with Remi Bolduc (in the east), Mike Murley (in the west), James Davis, Chris Andrew and Kodi Hutchinson to share music from the album 1+4. Catch them in a city near you! More...

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Karl Schwonik Featured on Yamaha Website

Sponsored by Yamaha Drums for a number of years, Karl Schwonik is now featured on Yamaha's website! More...

Ralf Buschmeyer Releases New Album | Jazzspeak

We are pleased to announce the release of celebrated guitarist Ralf Buschmeyer's latest album, JazzspeakMore...

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Karl Schwonik on Tour for Jazz-in-Schools

Karl Schwonik on tour! February 21 - 24, 2012: Jazz-in-Schools Tour  More...

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Tyler Hornby in Studio!

Keep on the lookout for Tyler Hornby's newest release. This past weekend Tyler played to sold out crowds at the Beat Niq Jazz & Social Club in preparation to record his newest album with B3 master Pat Bianchi from New York. The group including master guitarist Aaron Young and special guests hit the studio early this week. The album is a mixture of original tunes and arrangements from members of the group. From what we heard at the Beat Niq, the album will be fantasic!!! Keep checking in with our site for updates and release information! More...

Catch PEAR on their Christmas Tour!

There's a Western Canadian stop near you! More...

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Karl Schwonik Nominated for Alberta Music's Emerging Artist Award

Jazz drummer Karl Schwonik, born in Gwynne, Alberta, is one of 5 finalists in the inaugural Alberta Music Awards' Emerging Artist category. The award will be handed out November 5th at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton. Get your tickets at the Alberta Music website. More...

Kodi Hutchinson - Voted in to his 3rd term as a director for Alberta Music!

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PEAR's Denis Dufresne wins 2 CCMA Awards

PEAR made a fantastic showing at the CCMAs from September 9-12, from a standing ovation at the Industry Brunch, to an intimate and special sharing of their songs in the SOCAN Songwriters Cafe! Congrats to Denis Dufresne - the 2011 CCMA winner for Fiddle Player and Special Instrument (Mandolin) Player of the Year! More...

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PEAR: The Band the US Radios Are Missing Out On

Shan Marie of Country Music Notes interviews Pear. Read the article at http://bit.ly/oRFuwr More...

Tyler Hornby to embark on Europen Tour!

Tyler Hornby along with Piotr Lemanczyk and Maciej Sikala embark on European tour including Krakow Jazz Festival. More...

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Chronograph Records Announces 3 BreakOut West Award Nominations

The BreakOut West (Western Canadian Music Award) nominations are out! Chronograph Records is pleased to announce that two of our artists are nominated for Jazz Recording of the Year: Tyler Hornby for his new album 'A Road to Remember', and Karl Schwonik featuring Rémi Bolduc for their album '1+4'. More...

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Chrono Prez Kodi Hutchinson discusses Calgary Jazz Scene

Featured in FFWD Weekly, Dennis Slater chatted with Chronograph Records President Kodi Hutchinson about the future of the Calgary Jazz scene. Read the article hereMore...

Chris Andrew releases finest work yet

Chronograph is pleased to release Chris Andrew's latest and greatest album project! Featuring the finest in New York talent, Strange Days is a reflection of a very personal and musical journey, that he has travelled over the past few years. More...

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Country act PEAR joins the roster

We are pleased to announce the newest addition to the Chronograph Records roster, country act PEAR! You can hear PEAR's debut single Take Me With You on country radio across Canada. PEAR delivers a solid, tempo driven debut that is a sign of great things to come. Digital single available now and on iTunesMore...

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Karl Schwonik Hits #1 on March Jazz Charts

Karl Schwonik's latest release, '1+4' featuring Remi Bolduc hits #1 for March Earshot Online Jazz Charts! See the chart here. More...

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Johanna Sillanpaa performs at the TransCanada Alberta Music Serie

Johanna Sillanpaa headlines the second night of the TransCanada Alberta Music Series on March 24th, around 9pm, in Calgary. The event takes place at the Engineered Air Theatre at the EPCOR Centre for the Arts. More...

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Allistair Elliott Partners with Alberta Cancer Foundation

We are very proud to announce that Allistair Elliott has partnered with the Alberta Cancer Foundation as a Performing Artist to benefit the Patient Financial Assistance Program Endowment Fund. A vision close to his heart, Allistair is currently working on his new CD filled with an emotional journey through vocals and the smooth jazz of original compositions first showcased and recognized through his sophomore album 'Urban Nights'. More...

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Top 40 Under 40 Alumnus Karl Schwonik blogs for Avenue Calgary

Check out what Karl Schwonik has to say about building Calgary's art and culture scene on the Avenue Calgary blog More...

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Tyler Hornby Releases New Trio Album

The Sikala / Lemanczyk / Hornby project is a unique acoustic trio, fusing elements from the contemporary jazz worlds of both Europe and North America. More...

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Karl Schwonik hits #1 on Canadian Jazz Charts

The new album from Albertan jazz drummer Karl Schwonik hits #1 on the Chart Attack jazz charts for the week of March 8, 2011. More...

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Hutchinson Andrew Trio on Tour in Northern BC

Kodi Hutchinson is joined by pianist Chris Gestrin and drummer Karl Schwonik for a Hutchinson Andrew Trio tour to Northern British Columbia to perform a short series of concerts along Highway 16. More...

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Karl Schwonik hits #2 on Canadian Jazz Charts

The new album from Albertan jazz drummer Karl Schwonik hits #2 on the Earshot Online national jazz charts for the week of February 8, 2011. More...

Tyler Hornby's A Road to Remember makes list for Jazz albums of the year

Chronograph talent is filling out the Critic's pick list in FFWD Weekly, with Dennis Slater naming Tyler Hornby's A Road to Remember as one of the top Canadian jazz albums of 2010More...

Karl Schwonik's Visions from the Farm named to FFWD Critic's Pick for 2010

Karl Schwonik's first solo album, Visions from the Farm, has been chosen by FFWD Weekly's Dennis Slater as his selection for Canadian Jazz album of the yearMore...

Johanna Sillanpaa Annual Christmas Concert

Join us for Johanna's annual holiday concert, featuring tunes from her album 'One Wish.' Saturday, December 18 at the Beat Niq Jazz & Social Club, 9 pm $15 cover at the door. RSVP online on the event listing. More...

Sillan & Young headlines Sonoma Wine Showcase Festival

We are excited to head to Peoria, Arizona north of Phoenix, with the Sillan & Young crew for 5 days to perform at the Sonoma Wine Showcase Festival.
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Tyler Hornby Receives Review in Downbeat Magazine

Check out the November issue of Downbeat Magazine, now available! Read the review of Tyler Hornby's 'A Road to Remember.' More...

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Chris Andrew Named one of Edmonton's Top 40 Under 40!

We are proud to announce that pianist Chris Andrew has been named to the prestigious list of Avenue Edmonton magazine's Top 40 Under 40. He is recognized for being a virtuoso in his field, and encouraging young musicians to build their career in Edmonton.  More...

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We need your votes for Johanna Sillanpaa

Johanna Sillanpaa is up for the Snow Seekers band search. Lots of rock bands to vote for, but nobody does acoustic like Johanna and crew!! Vote now! More...

Karl Schwonik featured by International Acoustic Music Awards

Chronograph recording artist, Karl Schwonik is currently featured by the International Acoustic Music Awards! Read the review here. More...

Sinistrio's last show in Calgary - for a while

Sinistrio's guitarist, Jeff Drummond, is moving to British Columbia (lucky them!). The band will be performing their last Calgary show, until their next tour, on Friday October 1st. Join us at the Ironwood Stage & Grill in Calgary for the finest in instrumental groove jazz! More...

Dave Renter comes to perform in Calgary

We would like to invite you to join us for an evening of beautiful jazz at the Beat Niq in Calgary. International award-winning saxophonist Dave Renter is coming up from Lethbridge to perform on October 2nd. More...

Chronograph Heads to Jazzkomm!

We are excited to make the trip to Berlin for the inaugural Jazzkomm! Joining us are Tyler Hornby and Johanna Sillanpaa, with band, to showcase over the course of September 7-9. We are so ready to take on Europe! More...

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Mark DeJong to perform at Expo 2010 Shanghai

Chronograph saxophonist Mark DeJong will be performing 2 sets at the Americas Square venue as part of Canada's Cultural Programming at Expo 2010 Shanghai. Set for September 3rd, he will fly over to join the festivities. More...

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Karl Schwonik Nominated for Western Canadian Music Award

We are pleased to announce that Karl Schwonik has been nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award! A decorated, international award-winning jazz drummer, this is Karl Schwoniks first WCMA nomination. In the Jazz Recording of the Year category, Karl is recognized for his debut solo album Visions from the Farm. The album has garnered much international recognition for Karl, including a Downbeat Student Award for the track Gwynne, named after his hometown in Alberta. More...

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A Trio of Awards for Young Albertan Jazz Star Karl Schwonik!

Alberta based drummer Karl Schwonik has had a busy May and June, being awarded 3 major awards for his work as a performer and composer. It started off with being given the Student Downbeat Award for ‘original song: outstanding performance’, by the renowned Downbeat Magazine in May. Later that month, Karl was informed he was the recipient of the 2010 AFM International Diversity Award: President’s Youth Award from the American Federation of Musicians. Finally, late June saw Karl receive the coveted Lt. Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award for 2010, which was presented by to Karl by the Lt. Governor of Alberta along with a medallion and cheque for $10,000.  More...

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Tyler Hornby Hits #1 in Ottawa

Tyler keeps climbing the Ontario charts - he's now #1 on the jazz chart in our nation's capital - Ottawa! 'A Road to Remember' is also #12 on CHUO's Top 30! Check out the charts here More...

Some Calgary Jazz Festival shows still on

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Karl Schwonik on CBC Radio 2

A live performance of the Karl Schwonik Quartet playing tracks from his album Visions from the Farm, will be broadcast on CBC Radio 2 tonight! 7:30 pm MST More...

Calgary Venues to the Rescue for Cancelled Jazz Fest

It is with sadness that we share the news that the 2010 Calgary Jazz Festival has been officially cancelled. More...

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Tyler Hornby Hits #1 in Windsor

The new release from Tyler Hornby, "A Road To Remember" has been climbing up the jazz charts across Canada, hitting #1 in Windsor, Ontario June 1st.

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Johanna Sillanpaa to channel Billie Holiday

June 9th marks a very special show for vocalist Johanna Sillanpaa. Join her and her band mates for a special tribute night to the legendary More...

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Karl Schwonik wins Downbeat Award

We are pleased to announce that Karl Schwonik has won the Student Downbeat Award for his track 'Gwynne' from his latest album Visions from the Farm. It was selected as the winner in the 'Outstanding Performance for Original Song' (College) category. More...

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Sillan & Young acoustic on the Wave 94.7 in Hamilton

Our star duo perfomed 5 tracks on Hamilton, Ontario's Wave 94.7 on the drive home this afternoon! Sounded great, DJs loved it! Out east preparing for tomorrow night's Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards. Good luck guys, bring home some hardware! More...

Johanna Sillanpaa collaborates with Alberta Fashion Week

Calgary-based songstress Johanna Sillanpaa undertakes an exciting partnership with Chi Chi Couture on the final night of Alberta Fashion week! Johanna will model 2 ensembles in Chi Chi Couture's runway show, and then perform a special set for the Incognito wrap party. Chronograph now has our own fashionista! More...

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3 Chronograph Bands Showcase at Alberta House - Vancouver

We are looking forward to a fantastic weekend in Vancouver as the 2010 Olympics come to a close. Three of our bands will be showcasing at the Alberta House Plaza!  More...

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Richie Pollack Nominated for 3rd Calgary Blues Hall of Fame Award

For the third year running, blues harmonica guru Richie Pollack is nominated as Harmonica Player of the Year by the Calgary Blues Music Association's Blues Hall of Fame Awards.  More...

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We need your vote! Help Sillan & Young conquer the Smooth Jazz Awards

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Johanna Sillanpaa's One Wish - Featured this Christmas

The hit track "One Wish" has been selected among hundreds of submissions to be featured in the popular podcast - Suckfree Christmas - for music that doesn't suck! More...

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Karl Schwonik brings 2 projects to Chronograph

We are proud to announce that we have signed the rising star, award-winner Karl Schwonik to the Chronograph roster! Karl brings 2 projects - Chicago Goes West with trumpeter James Davis and bassist Nicolas Bedard, and his own quartet. Both albums are set for release in early January 2010.  More...

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Johanna Sillanpaa hits #1

Smoothjazznow.com reports that Johanna Sillanpaa's version of "Summer in the City" is #1 this week on their Top 30 chart! More...

Ralf Buschmeyer Nominated for 3 Hamilton Music Awards

We are pleased to announce the nomination of Calgary-based guitarist, Ralf Buschmeyer for the 2009 Hamilton Music Awards. Ralf's second solo album, 'Renewal,' captured the eyes of the Ontario city's jury in three categories: Blues Recording of the Year, Instrumental Recording of the Year, and Guitarist of the Year. More...

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Live Sillan & Young Video Shoot!

Come join Sillan and Young at the Beat Niq Jazz and Social Club Wednesday August 26th at 7:30pm. The band is excited to film their first live video performance with the aid of Cameron Smith from Smooth Jazz TV from Dallas, Texas. It should be a fun filled evening where fans of music can watch and be a part of the video process. More...

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Attention Calgary Jazz Fans! Help Save the Beat Niq!

It's time to help out the fine folks over at the Beat Niq Jazz and Social Club! After 12 years of supporting and building the Calgary Jazz Scene, the Beat Niq has been hit by the current economic downturn.  More...

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Kodi Hutchinson and Sandro Dominelli perform with Oliver Jones

Canadian Jazz legend Oliver Jones headlines the 2009 Sylvan Lake Jazz Festival – his band: none other than Kodi Hutchinson and Sandro Dominelli! More...

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2009 Western Canadian Music Award Nominations

Chronograph Records is pleased to announce another successful round of Western Canadian Music Award nominations! This year we’re excited to announce 2 nominations! One for Mark DeJong for Jazz Recording of the year with “The Unknown”, and one for Independent Record Label of the Year for Chronograph Records! More...

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Tyler Hornby Competes for Grand Prix at Montreal Jazz Fest

Tyler Hornby was selected to perform Saturday July 4th, 2009 at the Montreal International Jazz Festival. He will perform 2 sets for which he will be adjudicated for the GM Grand Prix Award and the CBC Galaxie Rising Star Awards. Good luck Tyler! More...

Richie Pollack still Calgary's Harmonica Player of the Year!

For the second year since it's inception, Richie Pollack has been named the Calgary Blues Hall of Fame's Harmonica Player of the Year! The awards were held on February 25th, 2009. Congrats Richie! More...

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Tyler Hornby Quintet to delight crowd in Hamburg!

Tyler Hornby travels to Germany in February to perform at the world renown Birdland Jazz Club in Hamburg. He will perform with his Polish counterparts - Maciej Sikala, Ralph Reichert, Oliver Poppe, and Piotr Lemanczyk. More...

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2 Chronograph albums top the 2008 jazz charts!

Earshot-online.com reports the jazz charts from college radio stations across the country. They annually compile their top 20 jazz albums of the year. For 2008, Mark DeJong's "The Unknown" is listed as #2, and the Hutchinson Andrew Trio's Western Canadian Music Award nominated "Music Box" sits at #14! More...

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Aaron Young's solo album tops charts across the country!

Aaron Young's new solo album "Works" has debuted in top chart spots across Canada! On the jazz charts, the album is #1 on CILU in Thunder Bay, and #1 on CJAM in Windsor, and #5 on the national chart! (Source earshot-online.com). Thanks for your support, and enjoy the music! More...

Mark DeJong to embark on Italian tour

Mark DeJong will head out on tour as part of the Steve Hudson Quintet in late November 2008. Steve Hudson appeared on Mark's Chronograph release "The Unknown" and is a member of the 'Outer Bridge Ensemble.' More...

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Jazz guitarist, Ralf Buschmeyer, has been nominated for a 2008 Hamilton Music Award for Outstanding Instrumental Recording for his album "EST 1968."

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Hutchinson Andrew Trio's sophomore album “Music Box” nominated for Western Canadian Music Award

Chronograph Records Ltd. is pleased to announce that the Hutchinson Andrew Trio has been nominated, two albums in a row, for the Outstanding Jazz Recording category for the 2008 Western Canadian Music Awards. The WCMA’s announced the lineup of nominees, with the Hutchinson Andrew Trio’s sophomore album "Music Box" included.  More...

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Mark DeJong’s new release “The Unknown” debuts at #1 on the CJSR Jazz Charts!

July 15, 2008 - We are pleased to announce our first #1 chart debut! Saxophonist Mark DeJong's album with the Outer Bridge Ensemble entered the CJSR Jazz Chart this week in Edmonton, Alberta, at #1. Congratulations Mark! More...

New Chronograph Artist Mark DeJong to open for John Scofield

Mark's debut "The Unknown" was recorded at Peter Karl Studios in Brooklyn, New York, with the Outer Bridge Ensemble. The Outer Bridge ensemble will be accompanying Mark as he showcases his new album in Calgary and Saskatoon, with an appearance opening up for guitar legend John Scofield at the upcoming Saskatoon Jazz Festival (www.saskjazz.com). More...

Hutchinson Andrew Trio to Perform with Jazz Greats

On June 27th, 2008 at both 8:00pm and 10:00pm, Calgary's Johanna Sillanpaa takes to the Rio Alcan Stage at the world renowned Montreal Jazz Festival for what promises to be an amazing and memorable show. More...

Johanna Sillanpaa to Play 2 sets at 2008 Montreal Jazz Festival

On June 27th, 2008 at both 8:00pm and 10:00pm, Calgary's Johanna Sillanpaa takes to the Rio Alcan Stage at the world renowned Montreal Jazz Festival for what promises to be an amazing and memorable show. More...


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