Canadian Musician

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Canadian Musician
Editor Andrew King
Categories Music magazine
Frequency Bi-monthly
Founder Jim Norris
Year founded 1979; 38 years ago (1979)
First issue March/April 1979
Company Norris-Whitney Communications Inc.
Country Canada
Based in Niagara Falls, Ontario
Language English

Canadian Musician is a Canadian magazine that is published bi-monthly by Norris-Whitney Communications Inc.[1]

History and profile[edit]

Canadian Musician was launched by Jim Norris in Toronto in 1979.[2][3] The premier issue was published in March/April 1979.[4] The magazine's primary area of interest is to profile Canadian musicians and musical events. The magazine also writes articles on the Canadian music business and features articles on musical equipment and technology. The magazine covers a broad spectrum of artists from a variety of musical genres. It is distributed internationally through subscription and across music and record stores and newsstands in Canada. The headquarters is in Niagara Falls, Ontario.[5]

In 1991 the circulation of Canadian Musician was about 27,000 copies.[4] As of 2016, Andrew King serves as the editor of the magazine.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Norris-Whitney Communications Inc". NAMM. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Jim Norris". Unison. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Europa World Year. Taylor & Francis Group. 2004. p. 1025. ISBN 978-1-85743-254-1. Retrieved 26 November 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Canadian Musician". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Contact Us". Canadian Musician. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Drake's OVO, Spotify Among Winners at Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards 2016" Billboard. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Music P.E.I. announces 2015 awards nominees" The Guardian Charlottetown. Retrieved 14 September 2015.

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