Most blues musicians can proudly recall their age and stage in life when they received their introduction to blues music. It is a coming of age in a sense – before the blues and after the blues. For Vancouver’s James ‘Buddy’ Rogers, life as he knew it was inherently different after discovering the blues.
Young, beautiful, carefree songwriter from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Records, samples, and arranges all of her own stuff in her basement, using MySpace as her testing ground. She should record more music soon.
A virtuoso on both electric and acoustic guitars, Paul Deslauriers (pronounced “day-loree-ay”) is part of Canada’s guitar elite and is considered one of Quebec’s overall best guitarists; but it doesn’t stop there, he’s also a powerful and expressive singer.
From his early days busking the late-night streets of Halifax, Brett Ryan has always been a soulful singer. With the passionate intensity of Van Morrison and Bruce Springsteen, the musician has worked hard to find the perfect setting for his songs. Through the mid-‘80s, he played bass in the pop-rock outfit Little Ministers.
Born in South Bend, Indiana in 1960, Michael is the son of English professors whose love of music and poetry inspired them to take their nine year old son to the great jazz, blues and folk clubs in their adopted home of Montreal.
There are at least two artists on last.fm by the name Drew Nelson: 1. Drew Nelson (Canada):
The leader of an award-winning Canadian blues band, the guitarist, singer/songwriter Drew Nelson has left his mark on the Canadian music scene.