HOME GAMES Playing Friday (June 29) at Supermarket (268 Augusta, 416-840-0501)
NICKNAME Poke. I used to laugh when Ernie poked Bert to try to wake him up on a classic Bert's Blockbusters tape, circa 1977.
TEAM MEMBERS Scott Kemp (bass), Colin Kingsmore (drums), William Sperandei (trumpet).
ROOKIE YEAR I started playing piano formally when I was six. I then started playing the cornet when I was eight.
LEAGUE Folk-and soul-infused jazz.
STATS 2007 Juno nom for vocal jazz album of the year; number-three jazz album of the year on BBC Radio's Gilles Peterson show; Canadian Music Week Indie Award for jazz artist of the year.
SPECIAL TALENTS I've got a green thumb and I can hold my breath for a long time underwater.