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20 July 2024

Joe’s Place Loves

An Assortment Of Joe’s Favourite All Things ‘Music’

Joe On Rock Talk With Rick

I enjoyed a fun time chatting with Rick Laroche, host of Rock Talk With Rick, and hanging out at King of the Attic Studio with Chris Smith (owner/engineer).

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“David Byrne And The Amazing “Talking Heads”

David Byrne and Talking Heads Musical group Talking Heads enjoyed a great deal of artistic success, spanning from 1975 to 1991 with offbeat, chart-topping songs including Burning Down the House, Take Me to the River, and Once in a Lifetime. Back in the late 70's I was tuned in to bands like Led Zeppelin, Deep…

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Joe’s Place – “Where Music Lives”

Joe's Place - "Where Music Lives" What seems like a long time ago, I was 12 years old (actually it was 60 years ago) that I went to my first dance in the basement of St. Theresa's Church in Port Colborne. This was put on by a church youth group that…

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The Legendary Jack de Keyzer “A Living Blues Legend”

The Legendary Guitarist, Singer, Song Writer, Band Leader and Producer, Jack de Keyzer rarely sits still. For over 5 decades or a few million miles, the Legendary Jack de Keyzer has been hitting the road, air and studio to bring his brand of guitar driven blues around the globe.  With…

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Joe’s Place Loves Joe Cocker’s Gritty and Bluesy Singing Voice

Joe Cocker was one of the most talented vocalists of his generation, with an easily recognizable voice. His gritty and bluesy singing voice combined with his expressive body movements while performing on stage made him an easily recognizable star throughout the world. I could spend time writing about his life…

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“The Sweet Lizzy Project”

"The Sweet Lizzy Project" Lead singer and SLP founder Lisset Diaz (center) with bassist Alejandro Gonzalez (bottom left), lead guitarist and co-founder Miguel Comas (top left), keyboardist Wilfredo Gatell (top right), and drummer Angel Luis Millet (bottom right). Photo courtesy of Sweet Lizzy Project So I have been following #sweetlizzyproject on…

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Australia: Lachy Doley An Incredible Talent

Australia: Lachy Doley An Incredible Talent Master of the Hammond B3 and The Whammy Clav Topped By Great Vocals and an Amazing Band Classic Sounds Tweaked By His Own Special Touch and Mixed With His Many New Creations All Presented With More Energy Than Most Performers Today Lachy Doley “Makes…

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Italy: Zucchero – Italian Singer-Songwriter and Musician

Italy: Zucchero - Italian Singer-Songwriter and Musician From a Country That Celebrates Music and The Arts. As most of you know, Blues and Jazz happens to be considered by some as America's Classical Music. This is not necessarily true but the sounds were developed in the US of A influenced…

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Bobby Militello – One Of The Most Exciting and Inventive Alto Soloist In Jazz Today

Bobby Militello - One Of The Most Exciting and Inventive Alto Soloist In Jazz Today "It is a well-kept secret that Bobby Militello is one of the most exciting and inventivealto soloists in jazz today." "His stimulating approach has been an important ingredient inthe continuing success of the Dave Brubeck…

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The Bourbon Tabernacle Choir – Not To Be Forgotten

The Bourbon Tabernacle Choir - Not To Be Forgotten So while going through my FB news feed the other day, FB decided to remind me of a memory that came up from a few years ago about one of my all time favourite bands. I guess FB did it's job…

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Lance Anderson – Writer, Composer, Producer, Director, Performer

Lance Anderson - Writer, Composer, Producer, Director, Performer The first time I met Lance was back in the 90's when he came to Joe's Place to play in Maureen Brown's band, Big Hand Lance Anderson at Joe's Place on house B3 I think he was very happy to be performing…

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Jambone – The Best House Band Ever!

Jambone - The Best House Band Ever! Not long after Joes Place opened back in '92, I was approached to book a band named "Jambone - The Best House Band Ever! Jambone was a trio comprised of Thomas Nelson (bass, vocals, band leader), Rick Labrie (guitar, vocals) and Pat Dewey…

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