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A fiddler I know of back home once said that people often asked him if he was into Stephane Grappelli, to which he replied “I’m more a Stuff Smith guy.” Having never heard of Stuff Smith, I promptly looked him … Continue reading
I have no idea how I stumbled across Fiddlin’ Al Arsenault, but he’s a riot to watch perform. Aside from this old news clip, there’s also a good video of him playing the Black Mountain Rag.
This past weekend was the 13th annual Old Town Ramble and Ride here in Yellowknife. It’s a neighbourhood celebration of music and art, and of course exploring the area and checking out local businesses, most of whom are supporters and … Continue reading
Hi friends, here’s an old story… Please note – I haven’t ridden a freight train in nearly ten years. This was way back in 2005, when I was still in school in my hometown of Peterborough, Ontario, and going to … Continue reading
I had the pleasure last fall of attending the Kole Crook Fiddling Association‘s fall workshop in Hay River, Northwest Territories. On the Saturday we had a little talent show in the gymnasium of the school. I sang this old classic … Continue reading
Last year when I recorded Westbound, I went down to California with the band and producer to a little town called Buellton, outside Santa Barbara. Actually we were hanging around a triangle of three towns, Buellton, Solvang and Los Olivos. It’s … Continue reading
Almost a year in the making, my first album Westbound was released October 25th, 2014 at the Top Knight Pub in Yellowknife. Huge thanks to everyone for the support – the house was packed! I think lots of fun was … Continue reading