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As a trumpeter, Vince has been well entrenched in the west coast studio/jazz scene for many years with numerous commercial, film and album credits. For years his trumpet solos have been heard on many TV series including DaVinci's Inquest, The Chris Isaak Show, MacGyver, Lonesome Dove, Scene of the Crime, and numerous feature films. As a jazz artist Vince has had the privilege of sharing stages and studios with top artists in Canada, the United States, and Europe. His impressive line up of work credentials is punctuated by performances/recordings with Chuck Israels, Bobby Shew, Natalie Cole, Don Thompson, Eddie Daniels, Ernan Lopez Nussa, Danilo Perez, Robben Ford, and Daniel Binelli.
Vince's original compositions have supported films presented by TV networks - PBS, Fox Network, WTN and the CBC in North America. In "Diary of An Alien", Vince's "probing electronic score" received PMIA's West Coast Music Award for Best Original Score for Film or Television in 2001. His original piece "Why Didn't You Tell Me" from the album "FOR ALL WE KNOW". has been featured in films by directors Carl Bessai and Anne Wheeler. The Sundance Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, and Berlin International Film Festival showed his film scoring work in the feature film "Lola"by Carl Bessai. Soon to be released in late 2003 is another new feature by Bessai titled "EMILE" starring Ian McKellan with music by Vince Mai.