Local musicians to play at Winter Olympics

Author: DJ Nasty Naz  //  Category: General

Vancouver | Several local acts to play at events from Feb. 13-28

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Several of the capital region’s most talented musicians will represent the province on an international stage when they travel to Vancouver for performances at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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Stephen MacGillivray
The Olympic Symphonium has been selected to help represent New Brunswick at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Above, band members take a break from recording their next album. From left: Kyle Cunjak, Nick Cobham, recording engineer Brad Perry, Graeme Walker, Bob Deveau and Dennis Goodwin on the banjo.

Singer-songwriter David Myles, acclaimed soprano Measha Brueggergosman, indie-rockers Grand Theft Bus, bluesman Matt Andersen, DJ Naz Ali and folk act The Olympic Symphonium are among a list of at least 22 New Brunswick acts that will perform Feb. 13-28.

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Hitting the right note for New Brunswick

Author: DJ Nasty Naz  //  Category: Music, Parties and Nightlife
Music: More than 20 artists to represent province in performances during Winter Games
Mike Landry

While all eyes will be on Canada’s athletes competing for Olympic gold next month, a lot of ears in Vancouver will be treated to the best of New Brunswick music.

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Julie Doiron and Measha Bruegger
New Brunswick musicians who will perform at the Olympics in Vancouver. Clockwise from upper left: Julie Doiron; Measha Brueggergosman; Olympic Symphonium (members, from left, Nick Cobham, Bob Deveau, Kyle Cunjak, Graeme Walker and Dennis Goodwin); Jessica Rhaye; and Matt Andersen.

More than 20 of New Brunswick musicians have been financed by the province’s Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport to perform at Atlantic Canada House and Place de la Francophonie from Feb. 13 to 28.

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The Musical Team for Vancouver 2010 Olympics

Author: DJ Nasty Naz  //  Category: General, Music, Parties and Nightlife

Here are the artists selected to represent New Brunswick music in Vancouver during the Olympic Winter Games next month: About 20 or so artists will be hitting the road to showcase some of New Brunswicks Culture.

David Myles

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Being a DJ is more than playing music

Author: DJ Nasty Naz  //  Category: Music, Parties and Nightlife
Published Saturday January 9th, 2010
By The Daily Gleaner

A DJ, short for disc jockey, is a person who mixes music and plays it for an audience.

Fredericton is home to a DJ who learned the craft because of his love for music. DJ Nasty Naz got his start by working at a radio station in his home of Trinidad before moving to Fredericton on a scholarship from the University of New Brunswick.

He decided to keep his DJ career going even though he says the music scene in the city of Fredericton was a far cry from the Carribean beats he spun in Trinidad.

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Shawty fire burning in tha kitchen

Author: DJ Nasty Naz  //  Category: Caribbean Flavas, Food / Catering, Music

Flava of tha week

His crazy Caribbean style definitely shines through his music selection, his energy, and his food. DJ Nasty Naz’s professional career in the music industry as a tour chef, tour hype man and a tour DJ has allowed him to work with artists like the Black Eyed Peas, The Game, Akon, Wyclef, Danny Fernandes and Sean Paul to name a few. This attitude of continuously being on the grind has pitched this Trinidadian-born entrepreneur into a class of his own, with not only being a top DJ in the East Coast, but to having an award-winning restaurant in Fredericton, “Caribbean Flavas.”

His skills in the kitchen have allowed him to cater for a number of groups, including Akon, Sean Kingston, Girlicious, Hedley, The Trews, and even rock and roll legend Leonard Cohen. DJ Nasty Naz Flava of the Week will be a weekly column where Naz takes readers inside his world of cooking, performing and rubbing elbows with the stars. For more information on DJ Nasty Naz, visit www.djnastynaz.com, Join the “fan page” www.facebook.com/djnastynaz Follow him on Twitter www.twitter.com/djnastynaz. Or, to taste d’island life, visit Caribbean Flavas on 123 York St. Fredericton.


Somebody call N-A””Z… he’s got them shawtys fire burning in tha kitchen… whoaaa… Haha, how about I just stick to the cooking and leave the singing to the professionals, a customer told me this week. So much for me putting on dinner and a show.

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Enjoy some ‘Ropa Vieja’

Author: DJ Nasty Naz  //  Category: General

Flava of tha week


Things have been crazy since I got back from Vegas, with many follow up calls, offers for gigs in foreign lands, even gigs in 2012 (!) already booked and paid for. I definitely think that 2009 is going to finish strong. I need to go somewhere warm for the holidays to take a break I think. My friend Marko decided to go to Cuba this week, for a wedding, he was gone for two days, but the size of the suitcase he carried was INSANE. It was a four feet high suitcase that he bought at like Canadian Tire or something (that place sells everything).

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