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Jack de Keyzer

Jack de Keyzer

Dec 16, 2013

  Jack de Keyzer is a 2 X Juno (Canada’s Grammy) and 7X Maple Blues award winning artist, blues guitarist, singer, song writer and producer and one of the finest blues guitarists on the scene  today.
  • 2 X Juno (Canada’s Grammy)
  • 7X Maple Blues award winning artist

 

Jack de Keyzer

Jack de Keyzer is a 2 X Juno (Canada’s Grammy) and 7X Maple Blues award winning artist, blues guitarist, singer, song writer and producer and one of the finest blues guitarists on the scene  today.   The British born, Canadian resident’s career has spanned over three decades. De Keyzer has released 7 CD’s  and 1 DVD as a leader and appeared as a session guitarist on hundreds of recordings. As a session guitarist he has appeared  with many artists including Etta James, Otis Rush, John Hammond Jr.,  Ronnie Hawkins, Duke Robillard, Robert Gordon, Willy Big Eyes Smith, Bo Diddley & Blue Rodeo. Jack de Keyzer’s songs have also appeared in video; rock & blues radio charts; other artists CD’s (Prairie Oyster’s Platinum CD Everyone Knows); TV soundtracks and in Motion Pictures.

In 2010  and 2003 de Keyzer was awarded Canada’s highest musical honour  the Juno award for  Blues Album of the Year,  for “The Corktown Sessions” (2010) and  “6 String Lover” (2003).  In addition to the Juno, de Keyzer has won   7 Maple Blues Awards and in 2007 won the International Songwriting Competition’s  first place  prize for the  song “That’s the Only Time”.   Jack’s most recent accolades came from two very Canadian institutions. First,  Prime Minister Steven Harper’s  son  Ben received a guitar lesson from Jack at the request of Canada’s first lady Laureen Harper (a fan) at the Prime Minister’s residence in January of 2009 .  Jack was also  awarded Great Canadian Blues Artist of the year from a poll of CBC radio listeners in 2009.

Look  for Jack de Keyzer’s  Electric Love  an all new original CD slated for  a Fall  2012 release. Perfroming  across Canada and internationally  over 180 shows per year, Jack de Keyzer is a masterful, electric blues guitarist, soulful singer and  song writer of the first order.

Website: http://www.jackdekeyzer.com/