James Hunter performs “One Way Love” during sound check at the legendary Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto. James was battling a cold and feeling under the weather but he still agreed to do this shoot and allowed us to document this song for this podcast. A real class act.
The James Hunter Six are James Hunter (guitar/vocals), Damian Hand (tenor sax), Lee Badau (baritone sax), Jonathan Lee (drums), Jason Wilson (bass) and Andrew Kingslow (keyboards).
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Steve Strongman performs “The Birthday Song” at The Barn just outside of Hamilton, Ontario.
Steve Strongman received three awards at the 16th annual Maple Blues Awards held in Toronto on January 21, 2013 including Songwriter of the Year, Recording of the Year for his recent release “A Natural Fact” and Guitar Player of the Year.
For more information on Steve, go to: http://www.stevestrongman.com
Shakura S’Aida performs “Be My Santa” from the “Santa’s Got Mojo2″ CD by Electro-Fi Records.
This recording features Donna Grantis (gtr), Lance Anderson (keys), Roger Williams (bass) and Tony Rabalao (drums).
This track was recorded at Toronto West Sound.
For more information on Shakura S’Aida, go to: www.shakurasaida.com
For more information on this song, go to: www.electrofi.com
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Shakura S’Aida talks about her song, “Geechee Woman”.
This video was shot during the recording of Shakura S’Aida’s “Time” album. This song, “Geechee Woman” features Shakura S’Aida (vocals), Donna Grantis (guitar), Lance Anderson (keyboards), Roger Williams (bass), Tony Robalao (drums) as well as Conor Gaines (slide guitar), Harrison Kennedy (harmonica) and the Studio 301 All-Star “Time”less choir.
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Mel Brown and the Homewreckers perform “Turn around and walk out that door” at Liquid in Toronto.
The Homewreckers are Mel Brown (guitar & vocals), Al Richardson (bass), Jim Bourdreau (drums) and John Lee (keyboards).
For more information on Mel Brown, go to: www.melbrownblues.com
Blackburn performs “Talk to Me” at the 2012 Beaches Jazz Festival in Toronto. This performance features Brooke Blackburn (gtr), Dwayne Blackburn (keys), Cory Blackburn (drums), Howard Ayee (bass) and Neil Brathwaite (sax).
For more information on Blackburn, go to: www.myspace.com/blackburnbrothers
John Primer performs “Going Back to Mississippi” at the Toronto Waterfront Blues Festival and talks about one of the highlights in his career.
This performance features John Primer (guitar/vocals), Melvin Smith (bass), Russ Green (harmonica) and Jason Ferguson (drums).
For more information on John Primer, go to: http://www.johnprimerblues.com.
Enrico Crivellaro performs “Forever Free” from his latest Electro-Fi CD, “Freewheelin’” and talks about his new album, blues in Europe and his approach to playing the blues. This performance was shot during a sound check at Hugh’s Room in Toronto when Enrico performed with members of the David Rotundo Band.
This video features Enrico Crivellaro (guitar), Mike Facen (bass), James Rasmussen (keyboards), Desmond Brown (guitar) and Chuck Keeping (drums).
Shakura S’Aida talks about her new Electro-Fi release, “Time” and performs the title track during the recording of this album.
This track features Shakura S’Aida (vocals), Donna Grantis (guitar), Lance Anderson (keyboards), Roger Williams (bass & bg vocals), Tony Rabalo (drums & bg vocals), Gavin Hope (bg vocals), Saidah Baba Talibah (bg vocals) and Troy Adams (bg vocals).
This CD was engineered, mixed and mastered by Howard Ayee and Cory Blackburn at ...