Pearls Tribute Band celebrates The Music of Carole King with the sounds of Carole King’s Tapestry Album.
Pearls Tribute Band – Member Bios
Pearls will take you back to the 1970s with their custom tribute to her beloved lyrics and melodies. Experience a ‘Beautiful’ re-creation of the 3-time Grammy Award winning “Tapestry” album, plus chart-toppers written by Carole King, made famous by the Drifters, Monkees, Chiffons, James Taylor and many more!
Sarah Kennedy – Lead Vocalist
Sarah Kennedy began her professional vocal career at the age of 15, and has been performing on festival stages throughout the province ever since. You may come across one of her shows at a club or popular bar in Toronto on any given weekend, as she frequently exercises her passion for singing the blues, jazz and musical theatre.
Tim Walsh – Guitarist
Tim has been playing music since the age of 14, falling in love with 60’s rock and folk. He discovered a passion for jazz when he studied at Concordia University, and began to work professionally in many styles on multiple instruments, playing over 200 gigs a year for the last twenty years. Residing in Hudson where he teaches privately, Tim maintains a busy schedule in the region. If you have lots of time, ask him a question about scales, he’ll gladly explain at length!
Blair Mackay – Drummer
With 40 years of experience as a musician, Blair has performed and recorded on percussion and drum-set in a variety of musical contexts, including: the ARRAYMUSIC ensemble, ECM, SMCQ, the Toronto Symphony, Esprit Orchestra, free jazz with Barry Romberg’s Random Access, Kim Richardson, Aretha Franklin, Serena Ryder, Moody Blues, April Wine and many diverse avenues in between. Blair has been featured soloist with ensembles and as a solo artist, at festivals in London, Paris, New York, Kyoto, Jakarta, Mexico City, Montreal, Vancouver, Toronto, and on CBC national radio.
Bennett Young – Bassist
Bennett is a full-time jazz bass player based in Toronto. He plays the upright double bass and electric in trios, big bands, and session recordings throughout the city. He also performs and tours with an eclectic array of bands and groups across Canada.
Blair Krueger – Keyboardist
Blair is a multi-instrumentalist, well-versed in keyboards, guitars and woodwinds. Throughout his many years of experience, he has performed and toured venues in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec.