MCDOUGALLSOUND, a division of MBS Ottawa Inc., is a music publisher based near Ottawa, Canada. We are excited to represent: Megan Rathwell, who is writing some wonderful songs in the pop and country genres; Keith Glass, multiple award-winning guitarist/songwriter with the country band Prairie Oyster now on a solo career; Brian Browne, renowned Canadian jazz pianist who recorded with Anne Murray; Kelly Craig, Funk Brothers trumpet chair and jazz band leader; Margaret Maria, former cellist with major symphony orchestras now producing her own compositions for film and TV; Monoid, composing in hip-hop, electronica and film soundtracks; and Renee Lavictoire, pianist and composer. Songs are available for artist cuts and TV and film placements. Contact us at info@mcdougallsound.com or visit our SoundCloud page.

Megan Rathwell:

Megan is an emerging songwriter in the pop and country genres. Her music reflects her international travels in Canada, the US, the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia. Her fresh take on love and relationships, lyric fluidity and memorable melodies gives her a songwriting edge! 


Megan was placed eight (8!!) times in 2013-14 on the One To Watch list at NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International) and their Pitch to Publisher sessions. She was recently profiled as a feature artist by Studio Pros in  L.A.
In 2012 she won honorable mention in the American Songwriter Magazine lyric contest for her song Drinkin, Man. Congratulations Megan!! 

Megan is a member of SOCAN, the Songwriters Association of Canada and NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International).  



Brian Browne:

We are pleased to announce that Brian Browne has signed with MCDOUGALLSOUND. Brian is a world-class jazz pianist and Steinway Artist, having performed on CBC and studied with Oscar Peterson. Here is a link to one of Brian's songs to give an idea of his virtuosity.

Brian Browne has long been regarded as one of the leading proponents of jazz piano in Canada. Browne's distinctive, bluesy piano style swings with traces of Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Errol Garner and Bill Evans, yet the sound is unmistakably his own.

Brian has several CDs available of both original compositions and covers, including the exquisite Brian Browne Christmas. 
http://www.brianbrowne.com 


Renee Lavictoire:


Welcome Renee! With over 33 years of playing experience, Renée Lavictoire has a passion for music that can be heard in her piano performances. Renee graduated with an Honours Bachelor Degree in Music in 1997 from the University of Ottawa under the instruction of concert pianist Andrew Tunis. She also studied Jazz piano and commercial arranging with Dave Hildinger and Local Jazz artist Yves Laroche.

She is a member of the Screenwriters Guild of Canada and is currently producing her original compositions featuring lyrical piano solos and arrangements for the film and television genre. http://www.reneelavictoire.com

 
Keith Glass:

We are pleased to welcome the highly acclaimed Keith Glass as artist/ songwriter to McDougallSound.
Keith is a founding member of the iconic Canadian band Prairie Oyster. 

Prairie Oyster has received numerous awards including six Junos and six Canadian Country Music Awards (including multiple Group of the Year awards), a SOCAN lifetime achievement award and was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.  In addition, Keith has won the “Canadian Country Guitar Player of the Year”. Keith wrote many of their number 1 hits and many album tracks.

Keith is a prolific songwriter in many styles - country, rock, Americana and R&B. He recently completed the score to a new musical production, co-writing with Lynn Miles whom he often accompanies on tour.  The play, 'Make Mine Love', opened in Edmonton 15 May 2014 at the Citadel Theatre.   keithglassmusic.com

Kelly Craig:

Kelly is a jazz musician, horn section leader, arranger, band leader of the Kelly Craig Sextet, composer and go- to musician by top artists in jazz, funk and Cuban music.

Kelly plays regularly with the Funk Brothers and was trumpet chair from 2004-2008;  he remains their first call trumpet player.  This association with the Funk Brothers has allowed Kelly to share the stage with:  Sam Moore, Wilson Pickett, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, and many others.  

CDs of the Kelly Craig Sextet are available on iTunes with both original compositions and covers.  www.kellycraig.com/sextet/


Margaret Maria:

In September 2011, Margaret Maria resigned from her professional job as cellist with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa to follow her dream of composing and producing her own music!  She released Enchanten in June 2012 (which received a Grammy Entry Nomination in 2013) and released Enchanten Rising in 2013. Margaret Maria is working in the contemporary New Age/Instrumental/Cinematic genres, to create a unique and glorious new sound by combining amazing cello lines with magical cool effects!  http://www.enchanten.com  


Monoid:

MCDOUGALLSOUND is fortunate to have found Monoid (Joshua Lalonde) on his way up. Monoid, born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, was introduced to music at an early age by his grandfather. After playing bass in various bands in high school, he discovered hip-hop and electronic music and turned to production. His music reflects his love of 90's hip-hop, contemporary UK electronic music, and classic film soundtracks. We've added some of his tracks to our SoundCloud page and look forward to working more with this artist.


Contact us via email at Info@mcdougallsound.com
Unfortunately we cannot accept unsolicited material

* a division of MBS Ottawa Inc., Canada

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