Rich Pellegrin
Episodes IV-VI
(OA2 22114)
Danny Green
After the Calm
(OA2 22113)
(OA2 22112)
Gordon Lee with the Mel Brown Septet
Tuesday Night
(OA2 22111)
Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington
Bicoastal Collective: Chapter Four
(OA2 22110)
Mark Buselli
Untold Stories
(OA2 22109)
Nelda Swiggett
Blue-Eyed Painted Lady
(OA2 22108)
Chris Parker
Full Circle
(OA2 22107)
Jim Olsen
We See Stars
(OA2 22106)
Craig Yaremko
(OA2 22105)
George Cotsirilos
(OA2 22104)
Florian Hoefner
Falling Up
(OA2 22103)
Lynn Baker
(OA2 22102)
Chris Amemiya & Jazz Coalescence
In the Rain Shadow
(OA2 22101)


Gail Pettis in More Magazine

Gail Pettis is featured in October's MORE Magazine. Gail is profiled under the heading "Freeing Your Inner Artist" in the issue that's available on every newsstand in the country, now!

Bobby Broom Lights Up The Charts

Since its release a month ago, My Shining Hour went straight up the airplay charts and it's now been in the Top 6 for 4 weeks - presently at #3!

This week also marks the end of Bobby's 3-month tour opening for Steely Dan, where the trio performed for tens of thousands of people at over 50 concerts.

Keep your eyes peeled for other great developments this year from the very deserving guitarist.

11th Annual Les DeMerle Amelia Island Jazz Festival

Idylic Amelia Island on Florida's east coast and one of the world's premier drummers - Les DeMerle, again team-up to present 4 days of hard-swinging jazz, October 16-19.

Headliners Randy Brecker & Tony Monaco join vocalist Bonnie Eisele, El Nino and the Latin Jazz Knights, dozens of student musicians, Dr. Bill Prince and the U.S. Navy Band Southeast to create a musically rich and diverse festival. Visit for more information.

Paul Tynan wins ECMA for jazz recording of the year

Paul Tynan has won the East Coast Music Award (ECMA) for jazz recording of the year for Bicoastal Collective: Chapter Three, from the ensemble he co-leads with Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Aaron Lington.

The awards were handed out in Charlottetown, PEI on April 6.

"Needless to say I am extremely excited about winning the 2014 ECMA jazz recording of the year award," says Tynan, who also played a showcase at the ECMAs.

Origin Records Online Radio

Episode #30 of Origin Records Online Radio is no online at YouTube.

The episode is an interview with trumpeter Chad McCullough and talks about his up-coming shows and recent recordings Cascades and Lake Superior.

Composer Daniel Jamieson to conduct the Metropole Orkest featuring Joe Lovano

On May 19th 2013, the Metropole Orkest will be presenting a concert in Amsterdam celebrating the 50th anniversary of "Ballads." The performance will feature renowned tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano. The orchestra will be conducted by OA2 Records artist Daniel Jamieson, and they will be premiering his reimagined arrangements of these classic standards. In addition to the "Ballads" program, they will be performing arrangements by Jim McNeely, Joe Lovano, Kenny Werner and Billy Strayhorn.

Check out, Sudden Appearance, Daniel's debut release on OA2 Records.


shanghai-jazzOrigin artists Dave Glenn, Richard Sussman, Dan Gailey & Gary Hobbs joined the great Eric Marienthal and several others to present concerts and workshops at the First China Jazz Education Festival in Shanghai. Organized by Dr. Gene Aitken with support from Jamey Aebersold, the festival brought together 25,000+ students from conservatories around the country, and over 100 educators attended special training seminars on how to develop jazz programs at their schools.

Downbeat 5-Star review for Liam Sillery's Phenomenology

New York trumpeter Liam Sillery received a 5-star review for his fourth and most recent release from OA2 Records. Phenomenology made a strong showing on the radio charts earlier this year, and is available now from our website. Don't miss this exciting record Downbeat's Chris Robinson states, "Is so natural, that only one word can be used to describe it: perfect."

Read the full review - here.


Upcoming Events:

Dec 20, 2014: David Friesen
Woodstock Wine & Deli, Portland (8pm)
4030 SE Woodstock
Portland, Oreg 97202 {map it}
David Friesen-bass, Tim Wilcox-tenor, , Rob Davis-tenor, soprano, Dan Gaynor-piano, , Charlie Doggett-drums,
At this concert you can hear live music from the new CD \"Where The Light Falls\" and buy the CD with autographs(if you would like) of the composer and participating musicians

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Feb 09, 2015: Chad McCullough / Bram Weijters Group
De Werft, Geel, Belgium ( PM)
Geel, Belgium, {map it}

Chad McCullough - trumpet, Bram Weijters - piano, Piet Verbist - bass, John Bishop - drums

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Feb 10, 2015: Chad McCullough / Bram Weijters Group
Hot Club De Gand, Ghent, Belgium
Ghent, Belgium, {map it}

Chad McCullough - trumpet, Bram Weijters - piano, Piet Verbist - bass, John Bishop - drums

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Feb 11, 2015: Chad McCullough / Bram Weijters Group
Jacques Pelzier, Leige, Belgium
Leige, Belgium, {map it}

Chad McCullough - trumpet, Bram Weijters - piano, Piet Verbist - bass, John Bishop - drums

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Feb 12, 2015: Chad McCullough / Bram Weijters Group
De Loods, Aarschot, Belgium
Aarschot, Belgium, {map it}

Chad McCullough - trumpet, Bram Weijters - piano, Piet Verbist - bass, John Bishop - drums

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