Feb 16, 2016
Mitch Dorge is connected to music in every fibre of his being. That is indisputable - whether he is playing live, helping other musicians achieve their own dreams, writing for TV soundtracks, or by inspiring kids with his program in conjunction with The Co-Operators. He likely even snores in 4/4 time, when he does allow himself time to rest.
During his time with The Crash Test Dummies, he was nominated for Grammy awards and JUNOs - picking up one of the latter. As a producer and musical colleague in his hometown, he's helped a wealth of fellow Winnipeg musicians.
He even somehow finds time to provide soundtrack material for OLN's "Escape Or Die", starring Dean Gunnarson, as well as others.
I talked to him ahead of his recognition for the work he does for kids, with "In Your Face & Interactive", which recently won him the Sir Hugh John MacDonald Memorial Award - a prestigious accomplishment...
This podcast interview also links to a companion feature in my online Calgary Herald space.