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.
The Break Out West festival and conference weekend takes place in Kelowna, BC, from October 21-24. The weekend of music networking, showcasing and workshops culminates in the Western Canadian Music Awards on Sunday, October 24th.