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Erin Propp & Larry Roy Join Chronograph Jazz Roster

Welcome to Winnipeg songstress Erin Propp and guitarist Larry Roy who join our jazz roster!

“Erin and Larry have seamless communication as players that allow them to clearly share their point of view with the listener. Their shared experiences fuel their creative process and adds depth to their music,” says Kodi Hutchinson, President.

WCMA winners and JUNO Award nominees, Propp and Roy’s upcoming album is set to be released through the label in 2020.


Audrey Ochoa wins Edmonton Music Prize

Congratulations to Audrey Ochoa for winning the top spot at the Edmonton Music Prize! A collaboration of the Edmonton Arts Council and Alberta Music, the award celebrates the achievements of Edmonton’s artistic community. After a stellar year of performing her compositions with GRAMMY winners and rising the US jazz charts, Audrey’s compositional and performance skills won over the jury. She beat out artists in the country, pop, urban, indie rock and world genres.


Poor Nameless Boy to Showcase at Folk Alliance

Poor Nameless Boy is set for an official showcase and a host of private showcases at Folk Alliance International’s annual conference. From February 13-17, he will perform brand new music from his upcoming EP with his full band.

Performance schedule:

Wednesday night
**Official Showcase**
Robbie Robertson Room (217) @ 8:15 PM

Thursday night
Alberta Room (532) @ 11:10 PM
BreakOut West (302) @ 1:00 AM

Friday night
BreakOut West (302) @ 11:30 PM

Saturday night
Prairie Mixer (549) @ 2:00 AM


Laila Biali Nominated for 2019 JUNO Award

Congratulations to Laila Biali for her nomination for Vocal Jazz Recording of the Year from the JUNO Awards for her self-titled release from January 2018!



Al Muirhead’s Canadian Quintet embarks on jazz festival tour

Announcing Muirhead’s summer Jazz Festival tour:

Presenting his Canadian Quintet and the music of the upcoming album, “Undertones” – an album featuring the rare bass trumpet!

June 16: Jazzfest Regina
June 26: TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Coastal Jazz
June 27: TD Victoria International JazzFest, Victoria Jazz Society
June 29: SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
June 30: TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival, Edmonton Jazz Festival Society
July 2: Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
July 29: TD Niagara Jazz Festival


2018 WCMA Nominees Announced

Chronograph is celebrating our 2018 Western Canadian Music Award nominees!

Label President Kodi Hutchinson – Producer of the Year

Audrey Ochoa – Instrumental Artist of the Year

Tommy Banks & Big Miller – Jazz Artist of the Year

Spencer Cheyne – Audio Engineer of the Year

Full list of nominees here: https://breakoutwest.ca/awards/music-awards



Canadian Songwriting Competition Finalists

Congrats to Laila Biali and Poor Nameless Boy for being named as finalists in the 2018 Canadian Songwriting Competition!

Laila for Jazz with “Satellite”

Poor Nameless Boy in Electronic for “Damage”

Full list of finalists here: https://songwritingcanada.com/winners/


SaskTel Ad Campaign Features Poor Nameless Boy

Residents of Saskatchewan can hear Poor Nameless Boy’s iconic song River & Trees featured in a SaskTel advertising campaign throughout the fall. Check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/poornamelessboy/videos/1500208426721651/