Mixed Messages showcases an early configuration of the Brad Cheeseman Group at its most focused. The compositions subtly echo the sounds of E.S.T., Rinsethealgorithm, Chris Tarry Group, Hiromi Uehara and Radiohead, yet still highlight a sound unique to Cheeseman's vision. The BCG represents an attempt to marry a wide range of influences into a coherent musical voice, where jazz co-exists peacefully with elements of rock, R&B and other styles.
The EP won "Instrumental Recording of the Year" at the 2013 Hamilton Music Awards, where it was also nominated in three other categories.
released April 12, 2013
Brad Cheeseman - Bass
Matt Burns - Drums
Robert Chapman - Guitar
Sam Kogen - Piano and Keyboards
Jeff LaRochelle - Tenor Saxophone