Tag Archives: Canadian Musician

January 18

Toronto Jazz Songstress Denise Leslie Flips the Script, Channels 70s Rockers in One Fine Morning

Canadian artist Denise Leslie is on a mission “to bring the fun back to jazz” through fresh arrangements, unique musical interpretations, and magnetic charisma. Nowhere is this demonstrated more than on the Toronto-area vocalist’s debut solo album, One Fine Morning — and its premiere single, her take on Brit rockers Badfinger’s circa-1971 hit, “Day After Day” — both […]

January 17

Canadian Soprano & Author Tonia Evans Cianciulli Wins Canadian Book Award for "The Heart’s Obsession" on Opera Singer Georgina Ann Stirling

Canadian soprano, singer/songwriter, and author Tonia Evans Cianciulli has won a Canadian Book Award for her recent release, The Heart’s Obsession — available now! Forging a thrilling musical journey from across the surging sea of Twillingate, Newfoundland, and beyond, The Heart’s Obsession serves as a standing ovation for one of Canada’s most notable starlets, opera singer, Georgina Ann Stirling, […]

January 06

Big Wreck @ Danforth Music Hall (Dec. 20, 2019)

by Wayne Baggs. Ian Thornley promised a “no bullshit return to loud rock’n’roll.” Big Wreck delivered just that Dec 20th at The Danforth Music Hall, where Standing in the firing line of Thornley’s amps is beautifully loud. Kicking off the night with Voices, the first song from the latest album was superb. Nice little spacey […]

December 20

Canada’s Youngest Reggae JUNO Award Nominee Chelsea Stewart Releases NEW Self-Titled LP

Canadian reggae-jazz dynamo Chelsea Stewart is back, once again bringing her name to the forefront with a newly released self-titled album, Chelsea Stewart — and premiere single “Forever Your Girl” — available now! A reflection of Stewart’s rich Jamaican Canadian roots, Chelsea Stewart was mostly recorded in Jamaica, and features production influence from the likes of long-iconic and GRAMMY […]

December 15

Canadian Hip Hop Producer Myer Clarity Shares Melancholic Vibe for Deeply Personal New Single & Video "LOVE ME WHEN I'M HIGH"

Toronto producer, hip hop artist, and singer/songwriter Myer Clarity has wasted no time re-introducing the world to his newly-minted melancholic persona, releasing his latest video for “Love Me When I’m High” — available now. The single is accompanied by a delicately somber and intimately inviting cinematic showpiece that invites listeners to watch Myer’s decidedly lonely […]

December 12

Canadian Blues Master Manitoba Hal Reimagines & Rearranges His Classic Songs For 15th Album "Vintage Blend"

Canadian blues music renaissance man Manitoba Hal has thumbed through his 15+ year career archive to release this, his newest album, Vintage Blend — available now! The 11-track release pulls from the Shelburne, Nova Scotia-based artist’s earliest years in Winnipeg, reinventing, reimagining and rearranging them for cigar box guitar, ukulele, slide guitar and Hal’s ’57 license plate […]

December 10

Canadian Singer/Songwriter Francine Honey says Take Me To The North Pole in NEW Holiday Release

Internationally award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter Francine Honey has her sights set on the holiday season with this, her newest album release, Take Me To The North Pole — available now! “Life can be so busy around the holidays!” Honey says of the season and the release. “We are all running around trying to get it all done to […]

December 02

Canadian Guitarist ERIC SCHENKMAN (Spin Doctors) releases new video for “Agent Orange Blues”

You may have seen Toronto-based Eric Schenkman on stages before thousands of fans worldwide with the Spin Doctors. He is one of the band’s not-so-secret weapons — a vital songwriter and a virtuoso guitarist who crafted the ‘90s band and co-wrote all five of their Top 100 hits. He also worked with Chico Hamilton, Carly […]

November 22

Canadian Country Singer/Songwriter JOEY CLARKSON Reflects on “These Days” in NEW Single

For country/Americana artist Joey Clarkson, the title of her forthcoming album, The Year That Never Happened — and its premiere single “These Days” available now — represents so much more than a blip in time.  “‘These Days’ was the first song I wrote after my visa was declined,” says the Canadian singer/songwriter about her extensive journey to securing […]

November 18

Award-Winning Canadian Country Singer/Songwriter Lauren Mayell is “Tongue Tied”

Canadian country artist Lauren Mayell finds herself “Tongue Tied” in this, the newest single off her forthcoming album — available now! With six singles under her belt — her grandfather’s beloved “Pure Country” belt, to be sentimental and precise — the Calgary-based singer/songwriter has shared the stage with everyone from Dean Brody, Meghan Patrick, Kane […]

December 14

Stacey Kay’s New Album,”11 O’Clock Number”

Stacey Kay is a “New Type” of public personality with a fresh new attitude about the music industry. The Toronto-based award-winning singer-songwriter just released a new “video-meets-manifesto” celebrating self-confidence and challenging beauty standards across the board. The statement track has received early support from Noble Vybe, Stopify, Slay Sonics, BongMines, 100FM, POPMUZIK, Rock the Pigeon, […]