Neil is a fixture of Jazz music in Canada and we are delighted to have him return with his absolutely stellar sideman! He has played with, toured with, or recorded with: Herb Ellis, Barney Kessell, Sonny Stitt. the Paul Horn Quintet, Tommy Flanagan, Rob McConnell, Ed Bickert, Slide Hampton, James Moody, Jay McShann, Moe Koffman, Lee Konitz, Joe Farrell, George Coleman, Woody Shaw George Shearing Joe Williams, Nancy Wilson, Diana Krall, Robert Farnon, Mel Tormé, Ernestine Anderson, Gene DiNovi, and Roberta Gambarini.
His recordings feature Woody Shaw on trumpet, and Joe Henderson on saxophone along with numerous other musicians such as Jay McShann, Geoff Keezer, Doc Cheatham, Sam Noto, Don Thompson, Peter Leitch, Pat LaBarbera, Joe LaBarbera, Rob McConnell, Ed Bickert, Lorne Lofsky, and Kirk MacDonald.
Neil Swainson-bass ( four time Juno award winner)
Brian Dickinson-piano (Juno award winner)
Terry Clarke-drums (Juno award winner and Order of Canada Recipient)
Reg Schwager-guitar (four-time winner of Canada’s National Jazz Award
for Guitarist of the Year)