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I hope your 2022 is off to a good start. What a trying couple of years it's been... The good news I have to share is that my long awaited fifth duo album, "AFTER THE FIRE" with Canadian singer-songwriter Dan Frechette releases today, along ...

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We got to hang out with some of Dan’s favorite birds recently, making a new music video with a song from our latest album, “Between the Rain.” Thanks to the Dennis family for letting "Pancakes" and "Ruffles" take part. The song ...

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Dan Frechette and I enjoyed two CD release shows this past week for our latest album “Between the Rain.” We’re very happy with how the recordings turned out, feeling it showcases a further integration of our individual talents and chemistry while presenting ...

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We just released our first "single" from the new album and my debut as a videographer and video producer! I spent many hours putting this together, learning the ropes of video editing and how to sync everything with this track from our third ...

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Thanks to Julie Epp of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, one of the tracks from our second album New Disguise has become a music video! We adventured out with Julie into Bird’s Hill Park on the outskirts of Winnipeg last July and are excited to share the ...

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I hope you will enjoy these six original songs as much as I enjoyed recording them. I had the great pleasure of working with Joe Weed at Highland Studios in Los Gatos, CA and bringing in many awesome players to help bring these compositions to a new ...

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I just received my copy of “Send Me a Sign” in the mail - The Jinxes first EP which I recorded on in August. Kevin Smith and Deanna Ross are great songwriters and people. It’s always a pleasure working with them and I’m especially happy with how my ...

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Very happy to finally have some video footage of my new trio, Bright Side Band. Thanks Doug Young!

If you tuned in to the live webcast we did in May you may be particularly interested to check out our closing tune which was unceremoniously cut ...

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My new trio, Bright Side Band, with Jon Rubin, guitar, and Shannon Miller, vocals, finished the year with an experimental live home recording session of a medley of two traditional tunes - Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier and Pretty Girl Milking a Cow ...

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Shannon Miller and I began the recording process in April 2006 with a fairly complete idea of the songs we wanted to record and the instrumentation for each song, however, many aspects of the polished work evolved during the process of recording the ...

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