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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Kevin Breit New Release "Field Recording" & Summer Tour Dates


 Kevin Breit New Release "Field Recording" & Summer Tour Dates
Solo, Group and Sideman Dates
Across Canada
Canadian artist Kevin Breit is without a doubt one of North America’s most enigmatic and multifaceted guitarists. Considered a “guitarist’s guitarist”, Breit  has recorded with Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash,  k.d. Lang, Hugh Laurie, Holly Cole, Amos Lee, Jane Siberry, Molly Johnson, Serena Ryder, Natalie McMaster, Jane Bunnett, and many others.
 
Breit’s extensive career as an in demand guitarist has seen him garner multiple awards and accolades - he has performed on recordings that have earned ten Grammy Awards. Always on the lookout for new musical adventures, Kevin Breit recently released his new CD Field Recording to critical acclaim from reviewers across Canada, USA and Europe.
 
"Seriously, they really should just forget the voting, and start throwing awards and accolades at this disc. The songs alone are worth that, never mind the fact that its ALL MANDOLINS.  The only person that comes to mind for this level of inventiveness is Ry Cooder, and I mean that as the highest praise. I couldn't love this more." - Bob Mersereau, CBC
 
Breit manages the seemingly incongruous, material that sounds familiar yet utterly unlike anything else, and the results are endlessly fascinating. It's brainy and challenging but packs a powerful emotional punch....there's a glimpse of genius at work here, and it's well worth checking out." - John Taylor, Blinded By Sound
 
"Thoughts jump to this offbeat concept sounding like something from another planet; but it has a strange hold over the listener and works in the adventurous style that blends the arrangements and melody together." - Steve Rapid, Lonesome Highway
 
 
Featuring The Upper York Mandolin Orchestra,  this collection of 11 brilliant and incredibly catchy originals showcases Breit’s adept skills on the mandolin and vocals as well as masterful and thought provoking songwriting.
 

 Listen to Boom Chicka Boom

Listen to Weigh Me Down
 
 

Breit's performances are nothing short of fascinating. In addition to being a master of all things strings, Breit is an evocative singer-songwriter and genial performer. A man who wears many musical hats, Breit will be performing solo shows and with several different groups and artists as he hits the road for summer festivals.
Dates include Luminato Festival in Toronto, Rochester Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival and many more.
 
Tour Dates:
 
June 20th: Moonshine Cafe w/ Sisters Euclid - Oakville ON
June 22nd: Luminato Festival- Toronto ON
June 23rd: Rochester Jazz Festival w/ Stretch Orchestra -  Rochester NY
June 27th: Ottawa Jazz Festival w/ Stretch Orchestra - Ottawa ON
June 28-30th: Holly Cole, Montreal Jazz Festival - Montreal QC
July 4th: Orbit Room, Sisters Euclid - Toronto ON
July 12-14: Atlin Music Festival - Atlin BC
July 18th: Mezzrow's w/ Wonka - Toronto ON
July 19th: Rose Theatre, w/ Stretch Orchestra - Brampton ON
July 20th: Waterloo Jazz Festival, w/ Stretch Orchestra - Waterloo ON 
August 1st: Orbit Room, Sisters Euclid - Toronto ON
August 3rd: Kaslo Jazz Festival w/ Stretch Orchestra - Kaslo BC
August 9th: Bicycle Cafe solo - Flesherton ON
August 16th: Rose Theatre solo - Brampton ON
September 7th: Ellnora Guitar Festival, w/Sisters Euclid -  Urbana IL

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