Listening while you play!

Some of you may remember me talking about the word "air" and how the lack of it was responsible for so many of the problems we have playing the trumpet. There is another word that is just as important.  "…

Undertones hits #16 at JazzWeek.com

Really lovely to see how people are embracing the new album. Playing with Reg, Neil, Ted and Kelly was such a treat for me, Listening to those guys groove - how they support your ideas - and hinting at other…

Undertones is chartbound at Jazzweek.com

Honoured to see that my new album 'Undertones' featuring my Canadian Quintet (Chronograph Records) is chartbound on the US JazzWeek National Charts. I'm quite happy with the new album - it's just a straight ahead jazz album that was such…

'All About Jazz' Album Review - Undertones

For those of you just checking out what I am up to, my new album Undertones featuring my new Canadian Quintet and myself on the Bass Trumpet is set for release on September 28th on Chronograph Records! Check out the…

Undertones - Midwest Record Album Review

Midwest Record Album Review - Undertones 

For those of you just checking out what I am up to, my new album Undertones featuring my new Canadian Quintet and myself on the Bass Trumpet is set for release on September…

Summer Tour Wrap Up

Thanks to everyone who came out to hear us play this summer. Had a wonderful time and recorded three of the festival shows in Vancouver, Edmonton and Niagara. Looking forward to hearing the resulting music.

 

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Live Recording tonight at Frankie's in Vancouver

Looking forward to playing tonight with my new Canadian Quintet Frankie's as part of the Vancouver International Jazz Festival. We'll be recording the show so come down and enjoy. Show starts at 8pm. Al Muirhead - Bass Trumpet, Kelly Jefferson…

Al Muirhead's Canadian Quintet 2018 Summer Jazz Festival Tour

Al Muirhead is on tour with his new band for the 2018 Canadian Jazz Festivals! 

Al will be performing at six Canadian Festivals this June and July with his Canadian Quintet presenting new music from their upcoming release 'Undertones'…

4-Star Downbeat Magazine Review of Northern Adventures

May 2017 DownBeat Magazine Review:

by BRIAN ZIMMERMAN

Northern Adventures - The Canada Sessions Vol. 1 (4 of 5 Stars)

Al Muirhead is a bright light on the Canadian jazz scene, a JUNO-nominated trumpeter with 26 albums

Al Muirhead Summer Jazz Festival Tour

Al Muirhead is heading on tour for the 2017 Canadian Jazz Festivals!

Al will be performing at six Canadian Festivals this June! The tour is very much in the spirit of his new album 'Northern Adventures - The Canada