(c) Doug Dickin

The Toronto Jazz Orchestra's Musicians

The Toronto Jazz Orchestra is made up of the top emerging jazz talent in Toronto. Regular members include:

Founder and Artistic Director
Josh Grossman

Saxophones
Chris Roberts
Taylor Cook
Chris Hunsburger* (also...)
Paul Metcalfe
Erica Jensen*

Trumpets
Steve Dyte
John Pittman
Patrice Barbonchon

Trombones
Christian Overton
Pat Blanchard
Mark Grieve
Sylvain Bedard

Rhythm
Todd Elsliger* (guitar)
Carissa Neufeld (piano)
Mark Godfrey (bass)
Dave MacDougall (drums)
Mark Micklethwaite (drums)

Voice
Sophia Perlman
Alex Samaras

Since 1998, the Toronto Jazz Orchestra has featured more than 50 musicians who can now be found playing regularly around Toronto and around the world. Past members include:

Saxophones
Oscar Ahazar
Katie Ardeline*
Michael Carter
Jonathan Kay
Mark Laver
Gareth Lewis
Karen MacAdam*
Alex MacDonald*
Terry Quinney
Trent Reschny
Jason Stillman

Trumpets
Joe Auty
Ewan Divitt
Dave Dulong
Marcius Extavour*
Jared Greeve
Curtis Hunter*
Will Loach
Russell Macklem
Craig Sheridan*
Brian Walters

Trombones
Alex Eddington
Joel Green
Chris Hunt
Jim Mashinter
Steve Ruttan
RJ Satchithananthan
Sean Steiger*
Dave Taylor*

Rhythm
Ali Berkok (piano)
Erin Gray (piano)
Jamie Reynolds (piano)
Mark Bovine (bass)
Jeff Ghaznavi (bass)
Carlie Howell (bass)
Mike Smith (bass)
Kieran Adams (drums)
Ethan Ardelli (drums)
Kevin Brow (drums)

Voice
Sjanie McInnis

* - founding member