When ever Robi and Paul are together, there is laughter, music and discussion of their mutual enjoyment of european cuisine. "Look Ahead" is there new release and sets the expectation for many more recordings to follow. Robi and Paul are also starting to do music for Film together. Jean of The Joneses features their work.
Joe Sealy & Paul Novotny
Africville in Inuvik.
Joe Sealy, Jackie Richardson, Alison Yonge, Paul Novotny and Brian Barlow
Don Thompson and Phil Dwyer
Having these Gentlemen on Triplet Records is the biggest honour one could imagine, Not only are they both the kindest people imaginable, they are amongst the very best musicians found on the planet today. Look for The Silver Lining is a Juno nominated recording, illustrating that empathetic listening is what these guy's do better than pretty much anyone else.
His brilliant Scott Joplin recording titled Muskoka Solace is a journey back in time. The first of our Master Series solo piano recordings.
The Interstellar Suite | Walking in Space
Endorsing his Manley Vox box for HHB Canada.
Dominican Republic Jazz Festival
Maya Riviera Jazz Festival - 2014
Joe Sealy, Paul Novotny, Colin Hunter, Daniel Barnes and Alison Yonge. The amazing vocal group "Take Six" followed us that night.
At the Jazz Bistro
Paul Novotny & Danny B
At the Senator Restaurant, Toronto.
Holding up Hollywood!
Mini Moog in space.
This is the studio that Frank Marrone used for so much of the work on the Interstellar Suite. Notice the TEAC 4 track. A gem!
5.1 Mastering Console.
This is Bernie Grundman's mastering console used on The Interstellar Suite.
Paul Playing his Yamaha 6 String electric bass.
Julie Michaels, Paul Novotny, Joe Sealy, Steve Heathcote, Audi Braun and Gillian Margott.
Geoff Keezer and Paul Novotny
This shot was taken at Toronto's Montreal Bistro in 1991.
Backstage at Koerner Hall
Paul Novotny, Jackie Richardson, Joe Sealy, Reggie Schwager, Arlene Duncan, Don Thompson, Renee Lee, Kelly Jefferson and Mark Mclean.
Robi Botos | Drummer
Bernie Senensky, Paul Novotny, Robi Botos and Louis Deniz.
This was a fun gig!
Joe Sealy and Jay McShann
A couple of piano masters!
Cedar Walton and Paul Novotny
Montreal Bistro: 2005
Joe and Paul conducting a clinic for Dare Arts
For years, Joe and Paul performed intimate concert/clinics for the students of Dare Arts. There is nothing better than sharing knowledge and inspiring the artists of tomorrow.
...making a point to the students at Dare Arts.
Paul Novotny and Dr. Norman Ludwin
We just finished some excellent Jamaican food at Cool Runnings after an afternoon of discussing the composition techniques of Hexachords, Limited Intervals and Modulating Melodics. Norm is a top call session bassist in LA, Orchestrator for film composer Michael Giacchino and heads up the the LA East "Ravel" study group. What an honour to be associates.
Paul Novotny and Daniel Barnes
Mr. Daniel Barnes is one of the sweetest people in the world, and an astounding drummer who nails the funk and the swing with equal prowess! That Hofner beatle bass is an amazing sounding old time axe with his vintage deep grooves. Hmmm..lets make a record of that stuff!
Winona is such a fantastic musician. This is her playing on The Bear, SONGS. Visit her website, winonazelenka.com
Photo by Don Vickery
Paul, Tom and Joe
This picture was taken by Don Vickery at Inception sound after our string orchestra recording session for Songs. It was one of the most memorable sessions ever for us. Such great arrangements by Tom Szczesniak, a master composer, arranger and musician.
Conductor Tom Szezniak
Not only does one have to be able to write music, but you have to have the respect of the musicians when leading them. Tom is loved and respected by the entire community because he has such a wonderful human touch to his leadership on a session He is a master, and very funny too!
Photo by Don Vickery
Paul and Chad
Chad Irschick is an engineer who focuses on performance. He is also all about capturing acoustic instruments with a big dynamic range and detailed top and bottom range. A masterful engineer and music producer. I just sit beside him, shutup and learn! - Paul
Photo by Don Vickery
Robi Botos, Paul Novotny & Heather Bambrick
This picture taken by Stewart D. Lewis was from our JazzFM91 Live to air, releasing "Look Ahead" on June 16. A fantastic evening! Thanks to everyone at JazzFM91 for making jazz a huge part of Toronto's culture, but also helping Canadian Jazz artists to be recognized around the world.