A new band of multi-award-winning not-so-new blues players are set to make their musical mark: The Hogtown Allstars will release their debut album, Hog Wild, this May 6th, 2022 via Stony Plain Records.
Featuring eight new all-original songs, and two covers, Hog Wild was recorded throughout 2021 once the group nailed their first challenge: coordinating everyone’s schedule to hit the studio. It’s the first release for the undeniable supergroup that first started in 2013 as a collaborative, creative outlet for Toronto-based musicians dedicated to the genre.
As for ‘Allstars,’ they come by the moniker honestly; built with some of the most dynamic and experienced players on the global blues scene, the 7-piece adds up to Downchild Blues Band alum Chuck Jackson, Pat Carey, Gary Kendall, Jim Casson, and Tyler Yarema alongside Maple Blues Band alums Teddy Leonard and Howard Moore.
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Their collective shelves are lined with more than 20+ Maple Blues Awards, five JUNO Awards, two Lifetime Achievement Awards, and countless International blues and jazz music awards.
The Hogtown Allstars are:
Chuck Jackson lead vocals/harmonica
Gary Kendall bass/vocals
Pat Carey tenor & baritone saxophone
Teddy Leonard guitar/vocals
Jim Casson drums
Tyler Yarema piano/organ/vocals
Howard Moore trumpet/vocals
The Hogtown Allstars’ debut album Hog Wild is available May 6th, 2022 via Stony Plain Records.
Hog Wild Track Listing:
“Real Good Night”
“I Just Think Of You”
“Angel In My Bed”
“The Sad One”
“Biscuits & Beans”
“She’s Got The Stuff”
“I Ain’t Lyin”
To pre-order go here: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B09S8NC92Z?geniuslink=true