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Genres You Will Love
Blues: Rockin' Blues Rock: Classic Rock Moods: Mood: Party Music

By Location
CANADA - Ontario

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The Blazers

THE BLAZERS - "RED HOT ROCKIN' RHYTHM & BLUES" with infectiously Funky grooves that straddle the line where Rhythm & Blues meet Rock with exuberance that's impossible to resist!***

***"High level band with a huge experience along Canadian Blues circles. They fluently perform an excellent effective mixture of blues, rhythm and blues, funk, swing, rockabilly and rock...The arrangements of the original covers have got great quality with a cool lush sound...a solid band with a powerful guitar sound and an delightful daring vibrato. Josh Gordon guitar solos have a personal stamp with very close Texan references which give them a straight charisma, something not very usual among many actual guitar players. Toronto musical scene can be proud of that excellent band. ***LA HORA BLUES (Jul, 2007)***

"Really good guitar work...One of your better vocals with some nice vibrato. Good intensity.”****- Bruce Iglauer, President of Alligator Records in Chicago, IL (July 2007)

"Unfamiliar with the band and their music, I had no idea what lay ahead. The boys blew me away! Turns out, they are another immensely talented compilation of Toronto area musicians forming a one of a kind blend of rockin’ blues band.""Sets consisting of kick-ass originals flowed fluently with their fiery, soulful deliverance of traditional blues and classic rock covers. Original rockin’ blues reminded me of the unique musical blend of none other that Jack de Keyzer. Not bad for a relatively youthful, new band. What really catches one’s eye is the amazing chemistry these four musicians possess creating an electrifying energy that reaches the depths of one's heart and soul." Diane Goldsmith ***- P.A. Blue Star Records (Jun, 2006)***

We had an awesome experience recording our debut album "RED HOT" with 3 JUNO award winners and appreciate all the support and guidance. We had a lot of fun in the studio and you will feel the high energy and creative spirit throughout in our music.

"Infectiously funky grooves that straddle the line where red hot rock meets rhythm and blues!"

The Blazers own RED HOT ROCK and always tailor our set list to the venue and the crowd, mixing in well known covers and tightly arranged originals to keep the audience dancing and partying all night long.

Festivals include:

Port Credit's Southside Shuffle, The Orangeville Blues Fest, The Spring Rise Festivals, Mississauga Rib Fest, Toronto Blues Festival, , The Oshawa Blues Festival, Iridescent Music Spring Fest, The Orillia Blues & Jazz Festival, The Waterloo Song Writerfest, and the Kawartha Blues & Jazz Festival.

Venues and clubs include:

The Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, The Spectrum, The York Event Theatre, The Silver Dollar, The Opera House, The El Mocambo, Chicago's East, Grossman's, Roc N Docs, Hollywood on the Queensway, P.K. Creek, The Harp, Abbey Road, Mad Dog's, Wally's Tavern, Harwood Blues, Jack's Fillin' Stn, Park Place, Chicago's Diner, Apple Jack’s, Boston Pizza & many more plus private parties and corporate events.

Members of the band have shared the stage with JUNO Award, Maple Blues Award, ECMA Award, and/or Indie Award winners and nominees such as JUNO winner Jack de Keyzer, James Gray ( JUNO winner Al Lerman (, Michael Fonfara (keyboards for Foreigner’s album “4” and, Travis Colby ( of Blues), JUNO Nominee Rod Phillips, Frank Cosentino, Gary Kendall (, Garth Vogan (Chuck Jackson’s Allstars), Guenther Kapelle ( & The Spirit), The Johnny Max band, Johnny Pennino, Steve Grisbrook, The Meteors, Mark 'Bird' Stafford, Bill 'Mojo Willie' Rymer, Martin Aucoin, Bobby Lonero and members have opened for David Wilcox, Jeff Healey and Wild T & The Spirit and played with many more great professional musicians.
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