Brishen, Romany for ‘bringer of the storm,’ is what Quinn Bachand, one of Canada’s most outstanding young musicians, and his band serve up with their original western and euro-gypsy swing homage. With a tight grasp on the music that embraces the swing tradition, Quinn Bachand’s Brishen takes audiences on an inventive quest which, through its technical virtuosity, brings together a spellbinding range of musical history to reinvent the categories of swing jazz, pop and country, celebrating the music of the ‘30s up to and including the ‘60s. Quinn Bachand’s Brishen creates a space where virtuosity meets vibe, leaving you with a sense of jubilance and nostalgia.
Acclaimed American jazz and bluegrass violinist and roots music expert Matt Glaser says: “Welcome to the visionary musical world of Quinn Bachand. I was flabbergasted when I put on this recording for the first time, and you will be too, as you take a journey into the wild imagination of Quinn ... sit back, enjoy and let this amazing music wash over you." Quinn Bachand, who is a Berklee Presidential Scholar, has received five Canadian Folk Music Award nominations, two Western Canadian Music Award nominations and was recently awarded an Independent Music Award in the Jazz category.