Win Hockey was Invented by a Nova Scotian CD

Win Hockey was Invented by a Nova Scotian CD

It’s competition time again and here at we’ve teamed up with Livres Trois Canons the Quebec City English bookstore at Place Naviles to give away a copy of Dave Parker’s new CD – HOCKEY WAS INVENTED BY A NOVA SCOTIAN.

We’ve already had a listen, and if you like any of the following: hockey, Canada, winter, sports, local music, blues, country, rock, folk and saxophones then you’re in for a treat.

Read on for more information how to enter for your chance to win a copy of the CD.

Here’s some information on Dave Parker and Hockey Was Invented by a Nova Scotian.

From the man himself:

Dave_Parker_poster_hockeyThis collection of original music (excluding track #6) is based on the theme of hockey. I’m known in most circles as a founding member of the eclectic jazz band “The Shuffle Demons” with whom I played and recorded with for ten wonderful years. I’m the guy who wrote “Spadina Bus”, “Out of my House Roach” and “Yukon Girl”. If you know those tunes, you know that my songwriting is influenced by all types of musical genres.

In addition to my passion for music, I love the game of hockey. There are many reasons for this but the one most related to music is the freedom I feel when playing the game. It is fast, gravity defying and improvised. It’s the same feeling I get when playing music!

You can read more about my hockey-jazz philosophy on my website at

The collection of songs on this album express my passion for the game of hockey and the winter season. It’s an eclectic mix of styles from the romantic “Wintertime” to country/rock, “Hockey Was Invented by a Nova Scotian” to folk, “The Ballad of James Creighton”, a bluesy “Hockey in Heaven” and a rocking “Just Above the Planet Earth”. I even put on a cover version of “Hockey Night in Canada” recorded by my sax quartet “Sax-o-matic” (

There is also a bit of history being told here. “Hockey Was Invented by a Nova Scotian” and “The Ballad of James Creighton” both tell stories of how hockey’s roots can most probably be traced to Nova Scotia and the historic town of Windsor (my hometown).

So there you have it – all you need to know about Dave Parker and his new CD.

If you’re reading this before Saturday 24 January 2015, then you still have time to reserve your spot at the official launch event at the Morrin Centre in Quebec City.

Further details here:

Here’s our competition entry information:

a) Tell us the name of Dave Parker’s hometown in Nova Scotia.
b) Visit and leave your answer via the online form.
c) Make sure that you put DAVE PARKER CD COMP as the subject line and include your name, email address, and phone number with your answer.
d) Closing date Fri 30 January 2015 at 5pm Canadian Eastern Time.


1. This competition closes on Friday 30 January 2015 at 5pm Canadian Eastern Time
2. Winner will be chosen at random from all correct entries received by the closing date and time
3. The judges’ decision is final
4. There is no cash equivalent to this prize
5. Winner will be notified and details posted on and

Good luck.

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