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Carlson-Reynolds Band hosts November Blues Jam

By CBSMedia - 4 November 2014 0

Chris Carlsen’s (guitar, vocals) early bands included Rockhouse Heavy, Gosford-based Bad Companions, The Illustrated Band and The Rushin’ Roulettes, regulars at the legendary Boot & Flogger. Since the early 1990s, Chris has collaborated on various band projects with partner Shedea (keys) as well as touring and recording with singer, harp-player and songwriter Dorothy-Jane ‘DJ’ Gosper from 2007 to 2010. Since 2011 Chris has concentrated on acoustic duo gigs, playing original material and ‘60s covers with Shedea.

Johnny Reynolds (guitar, vocals) has been a professional guitarist for the past 30 years, playing extensively on the Dublin circuit, beginning in 1982 with bands such as The Touch and No Shame (who supported BB King in The National Stadium 1985), before touring Europe with The Karen Coleman and The Rob Strong bands.  He has played mainly original blues/rock since forming his own band in 1997. His partner, Caroline McNicholas (flute, vocals, keys, guitar) is a singer-songwriter from Ireland who toured widely with Urban Trad band Suas, before she and Johnny formed Celtic ambient rock band Night Potion in 2010.  Johnny and Caroline have been living and playing in Canberra for nearly 3 years.

Chris, Shedea, Johnny and Caroline are joined by well known and popular Canberra blues’ musos Paul Callan (bass) and Shayne Rolt (drums).

When: Sunday 16 November
Time: 2pm – 5.30pm
Where: Harmonie German Club, 49 Jerrabomberra Ave, Narrabundah

www.canberrabluessociety.com.au

Entry: $3 members; $5 non-members

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