The Dave Young Terry Promane Octet Vol.1 is now available on here is the link This CD embodies what many have called “The Toronto Sound.” This is not a conscious effort, alt
hough Toronto jazz composers, arrangers and performers have been a part of an unconscious musical movement akin to the group of 7 painters. This goes back further than my memory, but Dave Young was on the ground floor with Phil Nimmons, Rob McConnell, Rick Wilkins and Ron Collier, all pillars of the local and national jazz consciousness.