Will Fisher CD Release

Jim Lewis – TrumpetMikko Hilden – GuitarMike Downes – BassWill Fisher – Drums+ guest Nancy Walker – Piano

Named a ‘young, bright light on the cusp of a great career’ by CBC Radio, Will Fisher has become an emerging voice in the Canadian music scene having performed with a wide range of artists across Canada and the United States including: Nancy Walker, Kieran Overs, Bernie Senensky, Nathan Hiltz, Craig Wagner, Jennah Barry, Ian Sherwood, Aidan Knight, and Coco Love Alcorn to name a few.

Nominated f or the ‘2012 Jazz Recording of the Year’ by Music Nova Scotia, his debut album ‘Portage’ blends contemporary jazz with world and roots influences to create a distinctive sound. Being named ‘a quintessentially Canadian, modern mainstream jazz disc – and it’s quite a good one at that’ by the Ottawa Citizen, the Coastal Quartet features an exciting line up of Toronto based musicians including: Jon Challoner (trumpet), Mikko Hilden (guitar), Mike Downes (bass), and album guests Nancy Walker & Matt Giffin (piano).