Identity CD


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Identity is the JUNO-nominated album from baritone saxophonist Shirantha Beddage, available on Addo Records. The Shirantha Beddage quartet, featuring Dave Restivo, Mike Downes, and Mark Kelso, is heavily featured on a variety of Shirantha’s original compositions, reflecting a complex mix of emotional states and moods. The record also features special guests Nathan Eklund and Larnell Lewis. Compositions from this album, “Baker’s Dozen” and “Winds of Change” were selected for the Galaxie Rising Star award at the 2013 Montreal International Jazz Festival.

Shirantha Beddage – baritone sax / bass clarinet
Nathan Eklund – trumpet (tracks 1, 4, 5 and 6)
Dave Restivo – piano and Fender Rhodes
Mike Downes – bass
Mark Kelso – drums (all tracks except 2 and 3)
Larnell Lewis – drums (tracks 2 and 3)

Produced by Shirantha Beddage
All compositions by Shirantha Beddage (SOCAN)
Recorded and mixed by Jeremy Darby at the
Canterbury Music Company, Toronto, Canada
Mastered by Steve Bellamy at Addo Records
Photographs by Emma-Lee Photography
Graphic design by Janine Stoll