2010 JUNO nominee and Galaxie Rising Star winner Toronto trombonist Darren Sigesmund has established his Strands project as one of Canada’s leading national and international touring ensembles. Sigesmund received the 2010 Galaxie Rising Star award for Best Composition at the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. His latest release, Strands III, was selected Best Canadian Jazz CD of 2014 by the Ottawa Citizen.