2015 Juno Award Winners: Mike Downes Quartet

Robi Botos-Keys Ted Quinlan-Guitar
Mike Downes-Bass
Larnell Lewis-Drums

Bassist, composer, author and educator Mike Downes has earned a reputation as one of Canada’s finest jazz artists.  In addition to leading his own group, Mike has performed with virtually all of Canada’s top jazz musicians, including Oliver Jones, Diana Krall, PJ Perry, Renee Rosnes, Don Thompson, Kirk MacDonald, Terry Clarke, Guido Basso and Pat LaBarbera. He is regularly in demand to perform and record with visiting jazz artists such as Michael Brecker, John Abercrombie, Peter Erskine, Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor, Chris Potter, Paquito D’Rivera, Dave Liebman, Curtis Fuller, Gary Bartz, Phil Woods and many others.