David Braid Piano
Hailed in the Canadian press as “a jazz genius to call our own” (Maclean’s Magazine), two-time JUNO Award winning pianist David Braid has performed concerts of his original music and improvisations around the world. Recently awarded Jazz Pianist of the Year in Canada, Braid is also a recipient of SOCAN Composer of the Year, recognizing his output of over one hundred works including compositions for solo piano, jazz ensembles chamber groups, and symphony orchestras. He has released nine recordings, garnering seven JUNO nominations and two JUNO awards. He is also a National Jazz Award winner and a recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts` JazzID Award. He performed with the Canadian Opera Company and the National Arts Centre Orchestra in the 2017 season.