Andy Ballantyne

Play On Words (G-B Records)

Saxophonist, composer, and arranger Andy Ballantyne is recognized as one of Canada’s most versatile musicians. He is a regular member of several prominent Canadian jazz groups including the Juno award-winning Rex Hotel Orchestra, and has performed with some of the world’s foremost jazz artists including Rob McConnell’s Boss Brass, Dave Holland, Maria Schneider, Vince Mendoza, Carla Bley, Sam Rivers and Bill Mays.
In addition to numerous studio credits as a sideman, Ballantyne has released two recordings under his own name; “The Sum Of The Parts” (2007) and “Play On Words” (2019).

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Andy Ballantyne: Alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet
Rob Piltch: Guitar
Adrean Farrugia: Piano
Neil Swainson: Bass
Terry Clarke: Drums

Track Listing

  1. Gordian Knot
  2. Ishtar Fan
  3. Round Shot
  4. All Stops To Oshawa
  5. In Vino Veritas
  6. Mr. P.L.
  7. Not With A Wimp But A Banker
  8. Unfit To Be Prez
  9. Till The Clouds Roll By
  10. Keep It Stupid

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