Mike Rud has been on the Canadian jazz scene for 20 years, holds a Masters degree in jazz studies, and has taught at many different music schools, including McGill, Vancouver Community College, Carleton and Western Washington Universities. In New York, he studied with Jim Hall, and made the first of his three CDs. In demand across Canada as a performer and teacher, Mike and his family make their home in Montreal.
Chad Linsley is a sought after pianist, soloist, sideman and accomplished arranger. In 2009, Chad performed at the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, nominated for the General Motors Grand Jazz Award and the CBC Galaxie Rising Star Award.
Since the beginning of her career as a vocalist, Sophie Tremblay has performed in extraordinarily diverse musical settings throughout Quebec. Whether on stage in the world-famous role of Eponine (Les Misérables) at Place des Arts, or singing her original compositions & jazz standards in an a intimate setting such as Upstairs, critics and spectators alike agree: Sophie is one of the most remarkable vocalists Montreal has to offer.