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Jack de Keyzer
October 12, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm$30 – $35
One of Canada’s best guitar slingers, Jack de Keyzer, is back! Book early, folks.
Two time Juno Award winner, seven time Maple Blues winner, virtuoso guitarist, singer, songwriter Jack de Keyzer plays the blues world wide, from the Arctic Circle to Puerto Escondido, Mexico; from Athens, Greece to Hornby Island, BC. One of Canada’s most awarded and in demand live performers and session guitarists, Jack has released twelve CDs and one DVD. He has also played on hundreds of recordings and live sessions with artists ranging from Etta James to Ronnie Hawkins and Bo Diddley to Blue Rodeo.
An incendiary live performer, soulful vocalist and world class songwriter, Jack de Keyzer, performs an average of 180 shows per year and has brought audiences to their feet at many major Jazz and Blues Festivals including the Montreal Jazz Fest, Blues Sur Seine, The Ottawa Blues Festival and Puerto Blues. A much celebrated musician, de Keyzer has been nominated for the Juno (Blues Album of the Year) 5 times and won the Juno twice in 2003 and 2010. He has won 7 Maple Blues Awards (Canada’s National Blues Awards) , first place in the International Songwriting Competition and won CBC’s Great Canadian Blues Award from a poll of radio listeners. Always touring with an incredible band, Jack will have you rocking in your seat and swaying to his hot blues, soulful r&b and cool soul jazz. World class.
“The finest blues guitarist in Canada” – Jeff Healey
“If Jack de Keyzer was from Chicago, New York or LA, he’d be famous.” Bob Dylan
“Electric Love…a rock blues album with nods to guitar influences Clapton, Hendrix and Page… a disc of excellent new songs by a bluesman who should be considered their equal.” – Maple Blues
Win: 6 The Corktown Sessions/ Blues Album of the Year 2010
Win: 6 String Lover/ Blues Album of the Year 2003
Nomination: Electric Love/ Blues Album of the Year 2013
Nomination: Blues Thing/Blues Album of the Year 2007
Nomination: Down in the Groove/Blues Album of the Year 2001
Maple Blues Award
Guitarist of the Year 2007
Guitarist of the Year 2005
Guitarist of the Year 2004
Entertainer of the Year 2004
Electric Act of the Year 2004
Down in the Groove/ Blues Album of the Year 2000
Blues With A Feeling Award (Lifetime Achievement) 2001
International Songwriting Competition
Honourable Mention “The Way That I Love You” 2010
1st place Win ” That’s The Only Time” 2007
Great Canadian Blues Award
Winner CBC listeners vote 2009