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Ed Durocher

Listen to Apollo Sun on SpotifyEd DurocherIndustry Consultant, Grant Writer. Experience: 10+ years Specialization: Music Industry, Grants, Touring, Booking, Band Management, Ed Durocher is the bandleader, guitarist, composer and manager of the Winnipeg, MB 10 piece psychedelic jazz-funk band APOLLO SUNS. He has been an active member of the Canadian Music community for over a decade. In that time, he has worked in such roles as a booking agent, band manager, tour manager, promoter, production manager, grant writer and much more. Since forming in 2016, Apollo Suns has tour coast to coast across Canada seven times, and now moving into the USA and international markets, released 3 EP's which have received national and international radio play while charting on EARSHOT national TOP 50 for several months, and have won "Instrumental Artist of the Year" at the Western Canadian Music Awards in both 2018 and 2020.
Kyle Wedlake
October 2, 2016 0

Kyle Wedlake

Listen to Kyle's band: Dirty Catfish Brass Band on SpotifyKyle WedlakeSession Musician | Horn Arranging | Industry Consultant Experience: 10+ years Specialization: Saxophones, Band Management, Arranging Kyle is a saxophonist, arranger, composer, and artist manager working in the Winnipeg area. He holds a Bachelor of Music Performance from Brandon University and specializes in Funk, Jazz, R&B, Pop, and other popular styles. As a saxophonist, he has recorded and performed with a long list of leading local talent: Dirty Catfish Brass Band, Royal Canoe, The Bros. Landreth, JP Hoe, Murray Pulver, Steve Bell, JD Edwards Band, Burnt Project 1, Chuck Copenace Group, Sweet Alibi, Rayanna, The Royal Canadian Air Force Band, and numerous others. Acting as a manager for Dirty Catfish Brass Band, Kyle has worked with high-level clients such as True North Sports & Entertainment, The Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Winnipeg Arts Council, Jazz Winnipeg, James Richardson & Sons, United Way Winnipeg, and has submitted successful grant applications for touring and recording support with multiple funding organizations across Canada.
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