Nominee / 2003 Best Jazz Artist, African Nova Scotian Music Association Awards
Winner / 1999 African Nova Scotian Music Association Award Show, Up and Coming Artist
Adrien has made numerous appearances at local talent shows and music show case events. In 1999 he made his debut as a professional performer playing to a crowd of nine thousand fans at an African Nova Scotian music extravaganza - Jubilee. Adrien has performed with: award winning Nova Scotia Mass Choir; internationally acclaimed quartet Four the Moment, award winning jazz guitarist Harvey Millar and the Freedom Jazz Band, Cuban group Los Primos and Halifax’s own Bucky Adams to name only a few.
Adrien Gough, now 17 years old, has the presence and experience of a seasoned performer on the saxophone. He is an enthusiastic young talent who symbolizes excellence in music. Adrien performed in the Atlantic Jazz Festival and in three of ANSMA’s Black Vibes showcases during the ECMA’s conferences. This committed and determined young man is going places.