P.J. Perry

P.J. Perry has become recognized by critics, colleagues and listeners as being one of North America’s premier saxophonists.
P.J. has shared the stage with countless jazz greats such as Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Michel LeGrand, Pepper Adams, Kenny Wheeler, Tom Harrell, and The Boss Brass among others.
In 2007 P.J. was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from theUniversity of Alberta.
In autumn of 1999 Justin Time Records released a Juno nominated recording of P.J. and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Winner of a 1993 Juno Award for Best Jazz Recording for his album ‘My Ideal’. P.J. has received Jazz Report magazine’s Critic’s Choice Award for Best Alto Sax for, a record, of seven years from 1993 to 1999.
P.J. has recently been performing his own show ‘The Joy of Sax’ with orchestras across the country. He has also performed with the Edmonton Symphony, Winnipeg Symphony, Saskatoon Symphony, Kamloops Symphony,  Hamilton Philharmonic, Montreal Symphony, Kitchener-Waterloo, and the Vancouver Island Symphony.