by Hutchinson Andrew Trio
Prairie Modern consists of 13 original tracks that are a reflection of the vast array of musical and personal influences growing up in Canada's Prairies. The album released March 19, 2013, features 6 tracks with Grammy-nominated saxophonist Donny McCaslin and 3 tracks with Brazilian percussion star Rogério Boccato. The music represents the harmony, beauty, energy and excitement of the modern Canadian West. 'Prairie Modern' has been nominated for a 2013 Western Canadian Music Award - for Outstanding Jazz Recording of the Year, the third nomination for the band. It was also featured by Downbeat Magazine's as the Editor's Pick for July 2013, and also been reviewed by AllAboutJazz.com. Winner of the 2013 TD Grand Jazz Award, Montreal International Jazz Festival.