New York Times pick!

Though he was born in the Czech Republic, made his mark in Canada and now lives in New York, the saxophonist, clarinetist and banjoist Petr Cancura has a feeling for the rural American South, particularly as depicted through black-and-white photographs…Read more

Independent Music Awards nomination

I am super excited at how well Down Home is being received, we just recently found out we were nominated for the Jazz Instrumental Category at the Independent Music Awards!!!!

We are also hoping we can take home a JUNO…Read more


DOWN HOME just got nominated for the Juno Awards.
This is super exciting news for us! 

What people are saying about Down Home

 "The saxophonist/banjoist's Down Home is three parts roots music, two parts jazz, one part blues, mixed on a country porch, and, pardon the cliché, it cooks... the saxophonist takes jazz back to a rural place... It's as if the windows…Read more