Full, unabridged Resume of
Drummer, Composer, Improvisor, Arranger
Name:          Stich Wynston
Date of Birth: January 29, 1961
Birthplace:    Toronto
Citizenship:   Canadian
Discography - LP/CD/Cassette
Stich Wynston's Modern Surfaces
Transparent Horizons
Stich Wynston Buzz Records, 2004 (CD)
Greatest Hits Shuffle Demons Independent, 2004 (CD)
Stich Wynston's Modern Surfaces 
with Special Guest - Paul Bley
Stich Wynston Buzz Records ,1999 (CD)
Dr. Pop & The Noise Dr. Pop & The Noise Nu Jazz Records, 1999 (CD)
Swing Hard, Speak Easy Alligator Pie 1998 (CD)
Abolengo Abolengo Comino Records, 1997 (CD)
Dear M.F. Big Sugar 1995 (CD)
Extra Crispy The Shuffle Demons Stubby Records, 1993 (CD)
Alive In Europe The Shuffle Demons Stubby Records, 1992 (CD)
What Do You Want The Shuffle Demons Stony Plain/WEA, 1990 (CD)
Bound By The Beauty Jane Siberry Warner Brothers, 1989 (CD)
Ossilil's Topic Rob Frayne Sightline, 1989 (cassette)
Dump The Deal 100% CANCON Stubby Records, 1988 (cassette)
Bop Rap The Shuffle Demons Stony Plain/WEA, 1988 (CD)
Born To Cuddle Mendelson Joe Anthem, 1987 (LP)
Beyond Benghazi The Paul Cram Large Band Apparition, 1987 (LP)
Dogboy Vektor Stubby Records, 1987 (LP single)
Streetniks The Shuffle Demons Stony Plain/WEA, 1986 (CD)
Live In Toronto The Bill Smith Ensemble Onari 1986 (cassette)
Live at the Cabana Room The Shuffle Demons 1985 (cassette)

Recordings - Radio

KRO RADIO 3 (Netherlands):  'Leidse Kade' 1995.
                      Big Sugar live at Centraal Station-Zwolle

VPRO (Netherlands):  'Hans Dulfer Show' 1994.
                      Shuffle Demons live studio performance-national broadcast

BBC RADIO NORTH (U.K.): 1991.
                      Shuffle Demons live at the Hull Jazz Festival

'91 NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO: 1990.
                      Shuffle Demons live from the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

VPRO (Netherlands): 1991.
                      Shuffle Demons live studio performance-national broadcast

BBC RADIO 3 (U.K.): 1990.
                      Shuffle Demons live at Outside In Jazz Festival

CBC: (St. John's, Newfoundland): 1989.
                      Shuffle Demons live at LSPU Hall

CBC:  'Friday Night' 1989.
                      Shuffle Demons live at Bathurst Street Theatre - Toronto

CBC (National):  'The Entertainers' 1989.
                      Shuffle Demons and Rare Air at Harbourfront - Toronto

W.O.M.A.D. : 1989.
                      Shuffle Demons live

CFNY-FM:  'CASBY AWARDS' 1988/1989.
                      Shuffle Demons live to air recording

Molson Park (Barrie) 1988.
                      Shuffle Demons live

CBC (Montreal):  'JazzBeat' 1988.
                      Shuffle Demons studio recording

CJRT - FM:  'Sound of Toronto Jazz Series' at the Ontario Science Centre, 1988.
                      Jill Hoople Trio (Neil Swainson, Stich Wynston) concert recorded for broadcast

CBC:  'Live at the Edmonton Folk Festival' 1987.
                      Live to air recording

CBC:  'Morningside - with Peter Gzowski' 1987.
                      Shuffle Demons studio recording

CBC (Vancouver):  Pacific Rim Festival,  Live concert recording,  1986.
                      Phil Dwyer All-Star Quartet (Jon Ballantyne, Jim Vivian, Stich Wynston)

CBC: 'Erica Ritter Show' 1986.
                      Shuffle Demons studio recording

CFRB:  'Phil Mackeller Jazz Show'  1979.
                      York Mills Collegiate Open Jazz Combo studio recording

Recordings - Television

CITY TV:  'Eye on Toronto', 1999.
                    Abolengo

GLOBAL TV:  'Entertainment Desk', 1999.
                    Abolengo

QUEBEC TV:  1999.
                    Dr. Pop and The Noise

ROGERS CABLE TV:  1999.
                    Dr. Pop and The Noise

CITY TV:  'Breakfast Television' - numerous performances with:
                    Abolengo, Jake And The Blue Midnights, Dr. Pop and The Noise,
                    Kyree Vibrant, Shades Of Brown

CBC (Vancouver):  1998.
                    Jaymz Bee And The Royal Jelly Orchestra studio recording

BRAVO CHANNEL: Promotional spot for the Bravo Channel, 1995.
                    Richard Underhill, Jamese Jamo, Stich Wynston studio performance

CITY TV:  'Lunch Television' 1994.
                    Shuffle Demons live studio performance

TV ONTARIO:  'Studio 2' 1994.
                    Big Sugar studio performance

CFTO:  'Dini Petty Show' 1993.
                    Shuffle Demons live studio performance

CITY TV:  'Breakfast Television' 1993.
                    Shuffle Demons live studio performance

MUCHMUSIC:  1993.
                    Shuffle Demons live studio performance

CBC:  'Friday Night with Ralph Benmergui' 1993.
                    Shuffle Demons live studio performance

HILVERSUM TV (Netherlands):  'Veronica' 1991.
                    Shuffle Demons and Super Street Performers studio performance

SUPER CHANNEL (Italy):  1990
                    Shuffle Demons studio performance

PBS:  'The Lonesome Pine Special' 1989.
                    Shuffle Demons live from the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

CBC:  'My Secret Identity' 1989.
                    Shuffle Demons on-set performance

CBC:  'News at 6:00' 1988.
                    Shuffle Demons live outdoor performance

CBC (Winnipeg):  'Switchback' 1988.
                    Shuffle Demons studio performance

CITY TV:  'The New Music' 1988.
                    Shuffle Demons live at the Bathurst Street Theatre - Toronto

MUCHMUSIC BIG TICKET:  1988.
                    Shuffle Demons and Manteca live at Bathurst Street Theatre - Toronto

CFTO:  'Canada A.M.' 1987/1993.
                    Shuffle Demons live studio performance

CBC (National):  Sharon, Lois and Bram 'The Elephant Show' 1987.
                    Shuffle Demons acting and musical performance

GLOBAL:  'News at Noon-Entertainment Desk' 1986, '87, '90, '93.
                    Shuffle Demons live studio performance

CITY TV:  'Toronto Rocks' 1986/1987.
                    Shuffle Demons live studio performance

CHCH (Hamilton):  'Just Jazz' 1986.
                    Shuffle Demons studio performance

CTV:  'Live It Up' 1986.
                    Shuffle Demons live

VU 13 (Vancouver):  'City Lights' 1986.
                    Shuffle Demons studio performance

CFTO:  'Telethon for Sick Children's Hospital' 1986.
                    Shuffle Demons live studio performance

CBC:  'Morning News' 1985.
                    Shuffle Demons live studio performance

Concerts of Note

In concert with:
                 Carlos Ward, 1999
                 Jack DeJohnette, 1991
                 Andy Sheppard and Keith Tippett, 1990
                 Arthur Blythe, 1987
                 Oliver Lake, 1986

Stich Wynston's Modern Surfaces with special guest Marilyn Crispell
                    Guelph International Jazz Festival - September 6th, 2001

Stich Wynston's Modern Surfaces
                    Japanese tour - October, 2000

Stich Wynston's Modern Surfaces
                    European tour - November/December, 1999

Stich Wynston's Modern Surfaces
                    Du Maurier Downtown Toronto Jazz Festival, 1996.
                    Part of the 'Next Wave' series.

Big Sugar
                    Music Festivals in Europe and North America in 1994 and 1995
                    including Bluestown Festival - Peer (Belgium), Pontiac Blues Festival,
                    Hyannis Tent Festival, Rock Island Street Festival, Buzzard Palooza,
                    South By Southwest Music Seminar, Saskatoon Jazz Festival, Quebec City
                    Jazz Festival, Harvest Blues and Jazz Festival, Calgary Folk Festival,
                    Windsor Blues Festival, Mariposa Folk Festival

Jane Siberry
                    Tour of England - fall, 1989

Jean Derome Quartet (Jane Bunnett, Victor Bateman, Stich Wynston)
                    Concert at Clintons, 1988 (as part of a jazz exchange between Toronto
                    and Montreal with musicians from the respective cities mixing and
                    matching dates on successive weekends)

Ted Quinlan Quartet
                    Du Maurier Downtown Toronto Jazz Festival 1990

Paul Cram Nonet
                    Performances in Toronto in 1986 including the Du Maurier Downtown
                    Toronto Jazz Festival and in 1987 including a concert with featured
                    guest artist Julius Hemphill

Springtime in Antarctica:  (George McFetridge, Stich Wynston)
                    Du Maurier Downtown Toronto Jazz Festival 1986, 1990

Jon Ballantyne Trio
                    Victoria and Ottawa Jazz Festivals, 1987

Phil Dwyer All Star Quartet (Jon Ballantyne, Jim Vivian, Stich Wynston)
                    Pacific Rim Festival, 1986

Performance Associations

Jazz:

Julius Hemphill, Jon Ballantyne, Phil Dwyer, George McFetridge, Jill Hoople, Mark MacCaron, Mike Murley, Perry White, Geoff Young, Lorne Lofsky, Ted Quinlan, Roy Patterson, Paul Cram, Rob Frayne, Bob Mover, Jane Bunnett, Victor Bateman, Tom Walsh, Daniel Janke, Kenny Kirkwood, Jean Derome, Chris Gale, Kenji Omae, Holly Cole, Molly Johnson, Jody Drake, Sharron MacLeod, Julie Michaels, Hemispheres, the Shuffle Demons, Brownman Ali, Cruzao, Tightrope, Shawn Nyquist, Andrew Downing, Frank Pincente
 
 

Commercial:

Jane Siberry, Tom Cochrane, Alex Lifeson, Big Sugar, The Sidemen, Mendelson Joe, Abolengo, Jake and the Blue Midnights, Tyler Yarema, Janice Hagen, Still Life, The Cameo Blues Band, Jani Lauzon, Massacote, Dr. Pop & The Noise, Alligator Pie

Education

Student of Brian Rudolf
                    Studies in jazz piano from 1992 - 1995

Student of Jim Blackley
                    Studies in drumming from 1980 - 1985

BANFF SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS
                    Studies in jazz with Dave Holland, Dave Liebman, Kenny Wheeler,
                    Lee Konitz, Steve Coleman, Anthony Braxton, Albert Mangelsdorf,
                    John Abercrombie, Julian Priester, Eddie Marshall.
                    Summer 1982, 1983, 1984

ONTARIO COLLEGE OF PERCUSSION
                    studies in drumming with Paul Robson and Earl Leader from 1974 - 1978

JAMEY AEBERSOLD SUMMER JAZZ CLINICS
                    Studies in jazz with Jamey Aebersold, Dave Liebman, Tom Harrell,
                    Slide Hampton, Ronnie Mathews, Hal Galper, James Williams,
                    Rufus Reid, Elliot Zigmund, Ed Soph.  Summer 1978, 1979

YORK UNIVERSITY(Bachelor of Fine Arts degree majoring in music)
                    Studies in jazz, South Indian classical music, 20th-century music, music
                    theory and music history with John Gittins, Bob Witmer, Alan Henderson,
                    Lorne Lofsky, Trichy Sancharan, James Tenney, David Lidov 1980 - 1985
 

YORK MILLS COLLEGIATE
                    Studies in jazz with Paul Read, 1977 - 1979

Honours & Awards

Q107 ROCK AWARDS:
                    Big Sugar nominated for Best Blues Group 1995

TORONTO MUSIC AWARDS:
                    Best Toronto Jazz Group - The Shuffle Demons 1989
                    Best Toronto Jazz Group - The Shuffle Demons 1988
 

CASBY AWARDS:
                    Best Jazz Recording - The Shuffle Demons-'Streetniks' 1987
                    Best Independent Artist - The Shuffle Demons 1988
                    Best Independent Video - The Shuffle Demons - 'Out Of My House Roach' 1988
                    Best Jazz Recording - The Shuffle Demons - 'Bop Rap' 1989
                    Favourite Jazz Recording - The Shuffle Demons - 'What Do You Want' 1990

Big Sugar nominated for Best New Group 1995

JUNO AWARDS:
                    Shuffle Demons nominated for Best Jazz Recording
                                        'Streetniks', 1987
                    Paul Cram Large Band nominated for Best Jazz Recording
                                        'Beyond Benghazi', 1988

BANFF SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS SUMMER JAZZ PROGRAM
                    Accepted to attend Jazz Workshops.
                    Auditioners from all over the world 1982, 1983, 1984

CANADIAN STAGE BAND FESTIVAL NATIONAL FINALS (Vancouver)
                    York Mills Collegiate Stage Band - 1st prize.
                    York Mills Collegiate Open Jazz Combo - 1st prize, 1979

CANADIAN STAGE BAND FESTIVAL NATIONAL FINALS (Winnipeg)
                    York Mills Collegiate Jazz Combo - 1st prize, 1978

ONTARIO COLLEGE OF PERCUSSION
                    1st prize in drumming course/competition, 1975

Teaching Experience

Clinics given by Stich Wynston's Modern Surfaces at Colleges and Universities in England

Several clinics given by The Shuffle Demons at Colleges, Universities and High Schools across Canada

Other Relevant Experience

1976-2000 Member, American Federation Of Musicians
Associate Member of SOCAN since 1990
1986-1990 Associate Member of CAPAC
 
 







 
 
 
 
 


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