Al Wood

Chicago-style Blues / Jazz from Sault Ste Marie Ontario
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Al Wood

InstrumentLevel
Vocals
Guitar
Other: Harmonica
Al Wood is a multi-talented performer and songwriter with a deep reverence for the blues and traditionally based roots music.
As a virtuoso harmonica player, talented guitar stylist with a golden throated voice spanning a career over 20 years, Al Wood's artistry and musicianship are starkly revealed.
Wood's versatility delivers a personal flare by capturing the Chicago style blues traditions and merging a journey of hard core real country, melodic jazz with a diverse array of other influences. Recordings: "Mood Swingin' Blues" (2008), "Right On Cue" (2012), "Hooka Train" (2017); nominated for Album of the Year and Vocal Performance Of the Year at the Music and Film in Motion Awards (2009), honoured by the Toronto and Ottawa Blues Societies; semi-finalist at the 2011 International Blues Challenge in Memphis; receives domestic and international radio airplay
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Al Wood and the Woodsmenguitar / vocals2004-present

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Electric Wildebeastsinger / Harmonica1990-1991
Woody & the Peckersguitar / vocals
Rhythm Ratsvocals / harmonica
Red Wood Centralguitar / vocals
Buck Harrington and Band Xguest performer-vocals

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AL WOOD DUO @ THE SOUTH BRANCH BISTRO

Wood’s versatility delivers a personal flare by capturing the Chicago style blues traditions and merging a journey of hard core real country, melodic jazz with a diverse array of other influences.
Author: bytownsound.ca
Published by: bytownsound.ca

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