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  • Whistle Blows – Semi finalist – Unsigned Only

             Hi Doug,

    Congratulations! The song you entered has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 2016 Unsigned Only Music Competition (UO).  To see the complete list of semi-finalists (listed alphabetically by artist’s name), go to:

    Finalists for Unsigned Only 2016 will be announced on or before July 29, 2016; winners will be announced in early September or as soon as the judging process is completed.

    We wish you the best of luck in the remainder of the competition, and thank you for entering Unsigned Only!


    Jim Morgan
    Co-Founder – Unsigned Only

    [email protected]

  • Whistle Blows – Manitoba top ten finalist – 2016 CBC Searchlight event

  • Special Offer – All three CDs for $15.99 via Paypal button under Music tab

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  • Skipping Stones Album – released March 2014

    Skipping Stones Album (releaseed March 8th) available online!

    This album is a blend of roots, jazz, and folk reflecting Doug’s unique songwriting style with arrangements that highlight the talents of the contributing musicians creating a sound experience with lyrics that resonate with the listener. Go to Albums section below for links to CD baby, Itunes and Amazon. Featured product at McNallyRobinson Booksellers.  Ask your local music store to contact Doug Edmond Music to order additional copies for sale or  request copies via [email protected]

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  • Skipping Stones

    Skipping Stones

    This album is a blend of roots, jazz, and folk reflecting Doug’s unique songwriting style with arrangements that highlight the talents of the contributing musicians creating a sound experience with lyrics that resonate with the listener. (Released – March 8th, 2014)

  • Starry Nights

    Starry Nights

    This is a Xmas Cd of new tunes by Doug Edmond (Wish you well, Snowfall, Who am I); The Sweet Alibi (All through the Year); Rubin Kantorovich (Happy Holidays); Lindsey White ( I don’t like Christmas) with saxophone offerings by Bill Spornitz.

  • Between the Shadows and the Light

    Between the Shadows and the Light

    Between is the operative word in that title. Singer-pianist Edmond’s album finds him betwixt a number of genres and influences. While his raspy pipes and folksy delivery suggest he’s spent quality time with Dylan’s catalogue (the cover of It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue helps, too), some jazzy pop and burbling guitars move things in a Knopfleresque direction — while the mellow saxophone and soulful elements take a detour to Van Morrison’s realm. Rather than being neither here nor there, Edmond makes Between seem like the right place.

    Review By: Darryl Sterdan
    Taken From: Winnipeg Sun

The Band


Doug Edmond

Doug Edmond is an independent roots/adult alternative singer/songwriter. He plays piano/keyboards, mouth harp, flute, guitar, and vocals. His joy is creating new tunes at his baby grand at home or on Thursday nights at the Palm Room, Hotel Fort Garry.

He manages all aspects of Doug Edmond Music including  music licensing, sound and video productions and live performances of his solo, trio, five piece band arrangements.

Performs with band buddies Mitch Dorge on drums/production, Alasdair Dunlop on bass, Bill Spornitz on sax and Rubin Kantorovich on guitars. He has also performed with an array of other local artists.


Mitch Dorge

Mitch is noted for his skills as producer / co-producer for Juno award winning Crash Test Dummies’ God Shuffled His Feet and A Worm’s Life. He went on to win the Prairie Music Award for his own recording, As Trees Walking.

Always having a love for film, it was a natural move to production and music for film.


Alisdair Dunlop

Alasdair Dunlop is a Winnipeg-based freelance bassist and composer.

As a performer, he has backed numerous artists in all manor of genres across Canada as well as occasional forays into the United States. As a session player, he has lent his abilities to an increasingly diverse array of recordings spanning from traditional Jazz, Folk, RnB, Reggae and Rock and has written/recorded works for several films.


Rubin Kantorovich

During the 70s, Rubin got his start in various bands on the bar circuit in and around Winnipeg. In the early 2000s, Rubin established Kantorovich music studio and has produced sound recordings with singer songwriters including Jordan McConell of The Dhuks and Tim Bromley.

Rubin began to perform live again in 2006 with various artists including Doug Edmond. He plays various guitars including lap, Dobro, and steel. Rubin has provided contributions to various artist’s recording, particularly Dobro for colour and harmonic texture.


Bill Spornitz

Bill Spornitz has been playing the saxophone for over 40 years. As a professional, he got his start in the early ’80s playing with bar bands, but moved on to playing more Jazz and Folk music.

He has toured extensively, and has recorded with some of Manitoba’s most notable musical artists.


Doug has provided the following live musical services over the past 15 years in and around Winnipeg. In addition he provides original recorded music for business/corporate ads/videos as well as musical scores for short and long films. Here is an overview of possible events where live music will add to the atmosphere and enhance the purpose of the event.
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