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Allistair Elliott - Urban Nights

Allistair Elliott was born just outside Belfast, Northern Ireland.
He moved to England where he received his music degree from Leeds
College of Music, the same school that produced recent Grammy nominee,
Corrine Bailey Rae. He toured all over Europe, Australia and Brazil, spent
some time in California as a freelance musician and now resides in
Calgary, Alberta. Well, all I can say is ... Allistair, sweetheart, what took you so
long to get here? I never knew how much I could love the trumpet
till Chris Botti, and with his new CD "Urban Nights", Allistair Elliott
is only furthering my romance. He plays with a seductive sultry flair
(check out the title track and After Hours) but he also knows how to
funk up Latin style (La Cubana and Mojito). But this is not just
another horn-y (sorry) guy. Allistair adds vocals to the Bob Dylan classic Make You Feel My
Love, the Bill Withers staple Ain't No Sunshine and Maroon 5's Sunday
Morning - all with great success. The entire package is ... well ...
the entire package! Welcome to Canada, my friend! Your smooth jazz
fans thank you for making the move!

Vickie van Dyke
Midday Host
589 Upper Wellington Street
Hamilton, Ontario
L9A 3P8
Chronograph Records Ltd. is
pleased to announce Allistair Elliott’s nominations for
the 2008 Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards. The
success of Allistair’s latest album “Urban Nights” has
garnered him recognition in the Male Vocalist of the
Year and Instrumentalist of the Year categories.
Allistair is nominated alongside the likes of Michael
Bublé, Alfie Zappacosta and Chris Smith. Allistair has
received much airplay and support from California 103
in Calgary and Wave 94.7 in Hamilton. He will perform songs from his album at
the awards show. Online voting for the Awards starts November 12th at
The 4th annual Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards will be held
at 8pm, March 7, 2008 at the Living Arts Centre in
Mississauga, ON.
Allistair Elliott’s new disc titled, Urban Nights, is a compilation of smooth jazz with an edge that takes you from funky urban grooves to sultry, seductive moments, to hot Latin jazz tunes.

Trumpeter, Allistair Elliott has combined original tunes by Canadian writers with four popular covers, three of which he does vocals on.

Elliott’s original compositions, like the title track, Urban Nights and After Hours features Elliott’s, Chris Botti-like artistry of the horn. A smooth jazz version of Maroon 5’s- Sunday Morning, Bill Withers- Ain’t No Sunshine and Bob Dylan’s - Make You Feel My Love, allows Elliott to contribute a few vocal tracks to the disc.

Urban Nights will put this Calgary artist on the map as a benchmark in the smooth jazz world and provide more top-notch Canadian content for radio play.
(Feb 22, 2007)