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    Instramentalz is a compilation featuring The Maple Blues Band, Chris Murphy and The Gary Kendall Band. A mixture of jazz and blues in the tradition of peer groups like The Crusaders, Trombone Shorty and The Meters
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Instramentalz is a compilation featuring The Maple Blues Band, Chris Murphy and The Gary Kendall Band. All four tracks have been remixed and remastered by award winning engineer, L. Stu Young. Instramentalz was produced by Gary Kendall who also wrote or co-wrote all the material


released May 17, 2021

The Maple Blues Band: Gary Kendall bass, Teddy Leonard guitar, Michael Fonfara piano/organ, Pat Carey tenor saxophone, Chris Whiteley trumpet, Chris Murphy baritone saxophone, Al Lerman harmonica/tenor saxophone, Tom Bona drums

The Chris Murphy Band: Chris Murphy tenor saxophone, Gary Kendall bass, Steve Grisbrook guitar, Michael Fonfara piano/organ, Jim Casson drums

The Gary Kendall Band: Gary Kendall bass, Teddy Leonard guitar, Wayne"Shakey"Dagenais piano, Mike Fitzpatrick drums, Jim Casson perucssion.

Produced by Gary Kendall
Remixed & Remastered by L.Stu Young

Open Up recorded live by Domenic Romanelli at Kings Wharf Theatre, Twisted Pines Music & Arts Festival, Penetangueshene, Ontario provided courtesy of Doug Bellevue, Preservation Music
Bluesona Slonite recorded by Jono Grant, Victory Drive Studio, Toronto, Ontario
Sumlin Around recorded by James Pew, Euphonic Sound, Toronto, Ontario
Thanks Alot recorded by Steve Grisbrook, Iridescent Studio, Toronto, Ontario
Artwork & Design: Matt Allen


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Gary Kendall Toronto, Ontario

Gary Kendall is one of the best known bassists in Canada’s blues community with a career spanning 58 years. He is a multiple Maple Blues Award winner, long time member of The Downchild Blues Band and musical director of The Maple Blues Awards.

He also performs and records with The Hogtown Allstars, The Swingin Blackjacks, The Maple Blues Band and The Mighty Duck Blues Band.
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