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MBBJE is proud of our discography - we've made five excellent CDs.  This page has some details, listings and samples for you - if you agree with our assessment and want to purchase any or all of these fine recordings at $15 each plus postage, please contact Rob by clicking here.

 

 

mbbje2011

 

In 2011 the band released "On The Periphery", which captured the highlights of two live performances at Arnold's Sports Bar.  This recording is getting extensive media play on various jazz outlets.  Personnel:

Saxes - Ben Burke, Sarang Kulkarni, Gary Martin, John Frias, Wayne Smith
Trumpets - Chris Alcantara, James Poulos, Dave Jewett, Rosemary Bennett, Rick Estrella
Trombones - Gerry Wolfe, Jim Williamson, Matt White, Karen Maxwell
Guitar - Wayne Ferrell; Piano - Rob Boniface; Bass - Jim Shears; Drums - Jay Boehmer
Vocals - Catherine MacGregor; Conductor - Bruce Cassidy

 

mbbje2001 250"Menza Meets Mississauga", recorded in 2000, garnered considerable critical acclaim.  It featured former Buddy Rich Band tenor sax soloist Don Menza.  Mr. Menza took a couple of days out of his busy L.A. session schedule to record some knockout tracks with the band.  Personnel:

Saxes - Bruce Wilson, Gary Martin, Brian Rice, Frank Dodman, John Frias, Don Menza
Trumpets - Jim Shea, Bruce Gordon, Rosemary Bennett, Rowly McPherson, John Liddle
Trombones - Jim Williamson, Tom Wallace, Rick Pauze, Karen Maxwell
Guitar - Ed Hooven; Piano - Rob Boniface; Bass - Jim Shears; Drums - Dave MacDougall
Conductor - Jules Estrin

  Sample tracks from the CD:  Groove Blues

                                                        Groovin' Hard

                                                         Quartal to Four

 


 

mbbje1997 250

 

 "Smile...It's Christmas", released in 1997 is a perennial favourite for the Holiday Season.  Graced with a photo of Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion, it never seems to go out of style!  Personnel:

 Saxes - Bruce Wilson, Gary Martin, Philla Poppa, Dave Worth, John Frias
Trumpets - Jim Shea, Frank Mowat, Rosemary Bennett, Rowly McPherson
Trombones - Jim Williamson, Al Hirsch, Gord Glenn, Tim Jones
Guitar - Terry O'Leary; Piano - Rob Boniface; Bass - Evan Tarleton; Drums - Paul Bannerman
Conductors - Steve Crowe, Don Johnson

  Sample tracks from the CD:  Jolly Ole St. Nick

                                                        Frosty The Snowman

                                                 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town


 

 mbbje1993 250

 

 In a more personal vein, our 1993 recording "Hurontario" features original composiions and arrangements by our own band members.  Personnel:

Saxes - Bruce Wilson, Gary Martin, Julian Filanowski, Tony Kershaw, John Frias
Trumpets - Jim Shea, Frank Mowat, Rosemary Bennett, Rowly McPherson
Trombones - Jim Williamson, Karl Korody, Laurie Stewart, Tom Wallace
Guitar - Ed Hooven; Piano - Rob Boniface; Bass - Mike McClennan; Drums - John Sciarillo
Percussion - Ken Klettke; Conductor - Don Johnson

  Sample tracks from the CD:  Cool It

                                                        Latin Sunrise

                                                         Twilight


 

 mbbje1990 250

 

It all started with our inaugural recording, "Live Off The Floor", which is an eclectic sampler of the band's foundation repertoire.  Personnel:

Saxes - Bruce Wilson, Dave Erdelyi, Lou Scatton, Diane Brunetta, Scot Mulligan
Trumpets - Don Beaupre, Frank Mowat, Rosemary Bennett, Lino Varano
Trombones - Jim Williamson, Mark Pepper, Laurie Stewart, Tom Wallace
Guitar - Ed Hooven; Piano - Rob Boniface; Bass - Tony Collarile; Drums - John Sciarillo
Vocals- Catharine McGregor

  Sample tracks from the CD:  In The Mood

                                                        Fever

                                                         Woikin' It

 

 

Remember - all of these CD's are available through Rob via our Contact page.