FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION
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Award winning multi-instrumentalist GABRIEL MARK HASSELBACH (trumpet, flute, flugelhorn, trombone, digital winds) has a trifecta on his hands with 3 first round Grammy® nominations for Contemporary Instrumental Album of the Year, and two for Best Improvised Jazz Solo (Carte Blanche and Charmed Life) from the album Open Invitation.
If you are a Grammy® voting member, please take a listen to this satisfying project, loaded with name guest artists such as Bob Mintzer, Bob Baldwin, Greg Manning, Cal Harris Jr, and many more....
Listen below and cast a vote, or just keep your fingers crossed for this unique wind instrumentalist! Grammy® Ballots must be received by Nov 4, so sit down today and get bizzy! Request radio servicing of the whole album or the latest single 'Count Me In' from firstname.lastname@example.org. Easy to find on your ballots:
Contemporary Instrumental Album OPEN INVITATION (highlights)
Best Improvised Jazz Solo 'CARTE BLANCHE'
Best Improvised Jazz Solo 'CHARMED LIFE'
Besides a JUNO Award, two JUNO/Technics ‘All Star Band’ Awards, a West Coast Music Award, a Jazz In The Park ‘Best Instrumental Performance’ Award, an Ampex Golden Reel Award, and several gold and platinum albums to his credit (as a seminal member of Powder Blues), 2011 saw Gabriel win both prestigious ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’ awards at the Canadian Smoothies for his tour de force ‘Told Ya So’. Let's add a Grammy to the list!
Open Invitation video video (album medley-official)
Count Me In video (official- charted on Billboard)
Propulsion video (official-charted on Billboard)
Smooth Jazz Awards show (official)
Contemporary Live Highlights video (official)
Mainstream Live Highlights video (official)
Open Invitation reviews: http://gabrieljazz.com/reviews.htm
Complete catalog at:
~ WindtunnelRecords.com http://windtunnelrecords.com
Many recent titles at:
~ Amazon: http://tinyurl.com/ln9fcrr
~ Liner notes:http://tinyurl.com/lhd4b4k