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Dave Thompson has made a career of being a guitarist-for- hire. Dave plays in the band of Juno winner Susan Aglukark, as well as with urban jazz soul singer Kellylee Evans. Dave studied jazz guitar and composition at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and has played thousands of gigs in concert halls, festivals, summer resorts, clubs, musical theatre, radio and TV, as well as on many CDs as a sideman. He released his latest CD “found. Wanting.” in 2007. In it there are echoes of Joni Mitchell, Pat Metheny, Sting, George Benson, and  Lyle Lovett. Some descriptions by others: “a smooth and sublime fusion” “so transparent and natural, it is like it was never recorded at all” with “brilliant lyrics, clean recording, warm voice and melodic guitar playing”, “delicate jazz guitar that dances at the right moments”, and “Found. Wanting is a terrific example of a Canadian artist making music for the love of the music.” Produced, written, arranged, recorded and edited by Dave, and mixed with Ron Chilton, this album’s foundation is the archetypal jazz guitar trio

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Article: Profile

Pete Brown: White Rooms & Imaginary Westerns, Part 2

Read "Pete Brown: White Rooms & Imaginary Westerns, Part 2" reviewed by Duncan Heining


Part 1 | Part 2 1966 was an important year in British popular music. Bob Dylan, performing with the Hawks, was booed for “going electric" at Manchester Free Trade Hall. The Rolling Stones topped the charts for the first time with “Paint It Black." The Beatles, fresh from the John Lennon “Bigger than Jesus" ...

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Article: Album Review

Dave Thompson: Little Dave and Big Love

Read "Little Dave and Big Love" reviewed by Ed Kopp


This Fat Possum re-release was originally distributed in 1995 but suffered from underexposure when the label's relationship with Capricorn dissolved. Blues fans will be glad Fat Possum decided to revive Little Dave and Big Love. The sucker really cooks.Mississippi native Dave Thompson's displays blazing guitar chops and Hendrix-style vocals on a solid set of ...


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