As a World Recording Atrist BRAD has lived , and performed concerts in India, Europe and Vancouver’s QE Theatre – providing a truly unique musical style that integrates World / Jazz & Indian styling’s – Some comparisons to Sting to Pat Metheny.
His versatility is reveled through extended ovations from 300 – 2800 seat venues, while also writing and performing a distinctive world class theater production “Dancing in the Light” utilizing Circ du soli choreographer Sandra Botnan / Vancouver Ballet and Haida Nation Mask dancers to enrich and expand a musical concert performance of love & reincarnation.
Brad has produced and or recorded with Paul Hyde (Payolas) Mike Reno (Lover Boy) – Paul Janz – Geff Mann Spirit of the West) – Gaye Delorme in the penned classic “ I Wish it was Christmas” (all year) this classic received high rotations of Much Music / and all major radio music markets. The Theatre production of I Wish It Was Christmas (all year) will be launched fall 2017
His musical journey has allowed sitting in with the likes of – Matt Maley (Counting Crows) Andy Summers (Police) and others
His concert bands have attracted “A” list players such as; Michael Ceber – Keys (KD Lang) Dave Sinclair –guitar (Sara McLaughlin) Miles Hill – Bass – (Super tramp, Idol Eyes) Gaye Delorme, Jesse Zubot -Violin, Miles Black –Keys / Piano – Bill Sample – Piano (David Foster band) Bill Rungie – Sax (Powder Blues) Angela Kellman ( Farmers Daughter and others – while integrating crystal bowls and indigenous flute into his storied and unique performances.
JOURNEY to NIRVANA – CD – a beautiful arrangement of silky vocals / superb songs & master musicians embodying a magical musical journey that features a melodic passage through the years, from Latin Jazz, Sultry Blues and fusing it with Sanskrit & World music – Recorded in Vancouver and Calgary, Canada
The Concert tour of Journey to Nirvana CD – will be a blend of dance and multi media featuring Brad;s concert Band.
Piano: Miles Black / Michael Creber
Keys: Miles Black / Brad Carrigan / Bill Buckingham
Bass: Miles Hill
Drums: Phil Robertson
Percussion: Rafael Geronimo / Brad Carrigan
Saxophone: Bill Runge
Guitar: Robbie Steininger / Brad Carrigan
Classical Guitar: Brad Carrigan
Slide Guitar: (Girl) Gaye Delorme
Violin: Jesse Zubot
Trumpet: Vince Mai
Vocals: Brad Carrigan
BG Vocals: Angela Kelman / Joni Bye / Linda Kidder / Glenda Rae / Cathy Saint Germain
Indian Scat Vocal: Neetu Matharu
Sitar: James Hamilton
Tabla: Uman Tohan
Chimes: Anand Carrigan