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Featured Recordings:

2013 – DoubleTooth – Volume 1
2013 – Dusted – Forthcoming Album
2013 – Justin Rutledge – Forthcoming Album
2013 – Doug Paisley – Forthcoming Album
2013 – Lara Macmillan – Forthcoming Album
2012 – Mandi J Byrd – Bluebird Mourning
2012 – Olga Osipova – Forthcoming Album
2012 – Mo Glazman – Soul on the Seventh day
2012 – Diana – Perpetual Surrender (Paper Bag records and JagJaguwar
2012 – Josh Van Tassel – Dream Date (Backward Music)
2012 – Nancy Dutra – Time Will Tell (independent)
2012 – Stone River – Euphoria
2012 – Doug Paisley – Golden Embers (No Quarter)
2012 – Kate Rogers – Repeat Repeat (Convexe Entertainment)
2012 – Barzin – Forthcoming album (Monotreme Records)
2012 – Matthew De Zoete – Colour film (independent)
2011 – Josh Van Tassel – Self titled (independent)
2011 – The Good Lovelies – Let the Rain fall (Six Shooter)
2011 – Madison Violet – The good in goodbye (True North)
2011 – The Getaway Plan – Requiem (UNFD)
2011 – Kai – 11:11 (Warner)
2011 – Jesse Clegg – Life on Mars (Gresham Records)
2011 – Western Terrestrial – Self titled (independent)
2011 – Jill Barber – Mischievous Moon (Outside Music)
2010 – Doug Paisley – Constant Companion (No Quarter)
2009 – The Good Lovelies – self titled (Six Shooter)
2008 – Jill Barber – Chances (Outside Music)
2008 – Spookey Ruben – Mechanical Royalty (Hi-Hat Records)
2008 – Barzin – Notes to an Absent Lover (Monotreme records)
2008 – Nick Zubeck – Tracker (independent)
2008 – Everything all the Time – self titled (independent)
2008 – Mitch Smolkin – A Song is Born (independent)
2006 – Matzo Ball Gumbo – Peyes up front (independent)
2005 – The Lavender Gloom – Hues EP (independent)

Band member:

Jill Barber: piano, accordion, electric keyboards, 2008 – present
The Outlanders: keyboards, 2011 – present   (outlanders.ca)
Everything all the time: keyboards, 2005 – present
Barzin: piano, accordion, vibraphone, electric keyboards, 2006 – present
Kate Rogers Band: keyboards, 2011 – present
The Book of Gnomes: keyboards, 2008 – present   (www.myspace.com/thebookofgnomes)
Universal Boogie Band: keyboards, 2010 – present
Nick Zubeck: keyboards, 2005 – 2010
Andrew Rodriguez: keyboards, 2005 – 2008    (www.myspace.com/rodriguezrocks)
Spookey Ruben: keyboards, 2005 – 2008
Matzo Ball Gumbo: keyboards, 2002 – 2006
The Lavender Gloom: keyboards, 1996 – 2005

Musical Director:

Bais Groove: Music director and band leader, 2001 – 2007
Sunday night live: Music director and band leader, 2002-2006
Todd’s Lunch the Musical: Music director, band leader, and co-composer, 2002-2003
Broadway Buddies: Music Director, 1998 – 2000

Producer:

Mo Glazman
Nicky Lawrence
Lavender Gloom
David Rosen

Composer:

Umbrella: Short film by Mike Vass: 2008
Skinheads: Short film by Mike Vass: 2007
Fillidor: Short film by Mike Vass, 2005
Tommy Nitro Blackbelts karate: DVD for SpinMaster toys, 2005
Monster Truck Madness: Video game by OmniG Software, 2004
Hide & Seek: short film by Michel Toledano, 2002
Earshot: short film by Michel Toledano, 2001

Producers that I have worked with:

David Bottrill
Les Cooper
Brian Moncarz
Chris Stringer
Greig Nori
Roger Leavens

Notable Performances:

June 2012 – Rufus Wainwright songbook, Luminato festival, Toronto, Ont
February 2012 – Jill Barber, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ont
October 2011 – Jill Barber, Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto, Ont
July 2011 – Jill Barber, Montreal Jazz Festival, Montreal, QC
July 2011 – Jill Barber, Halifax Jazz Festival, Halifax, NS
July 2011 – Jill Barber, St John’s Jazz Festival, St. Johns, NFLD
April 2011 – Jill Barber, Massey Hall, Toronto, Ont
January 2010 – Everything all the Time, Late night in the bedroom taping, Toronto, Ont
February 2010 – Jill Barber, Canada Live Taping, Vancouver, BC
February 2010 – Jill Barber, Northern Lights music festival, Ajijic, Mexico
February 2010 – Jill Barber at 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
February 2010 – Jill Barber in Charlottetown, PEI, with the PEI Symphony.
March 2010 – Barzin, San Sebastian, Spain
March 2010 – Barzin, Rome, Italy
July 2010 – Jill Barber in Kingston Ont, with the Kingston Symphony
September 2010 – Solo Performance, Melies Silent film Festival, Toronto, Ont
November 2010 – Dado Topic, at the Opera house, Toronto Ont
November 2009 – Jill Barber, Newtown Festival, Sydney, Australia
August 2009 – Jill Barber at the Edmonton Folk Festival.
July 2009 – Jill Barber at the Montreal Jazz Festival.
April 2009 – Barzin in Mallorca Spain.
August 2008 – Mitch Smolkin CD Release at the Toronto Ashkenaz festival.
July 2008 – Spookey Reuben at NXNE festival, Yonge & Dundas square
June 2007 – Andrew Rodriguez opening for Rufus Wainwright.  Montreal’s Place Des Arts & The Danforth Music Hall Toronto.
August 2006 – Matzo Ball Gumbo at the Toronto Ashkenaz Festival.

Education/Training:

Private Study: Mark Eisenman, Jazz piano and theory, 1992-present
PhD in Theoretical Chemical Physics at the University of Toronto, 2002-2008
Private study: George Thurgood, composition, 2002 – 2004
Royal Conservatory of Music, Classical Piano studies, 1984 – 1992

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