A Fond Farewell

Last Friday at The Anza Club was a fitting send off for Vancouver’s SWANK! and the second of three of the Sound Lounge Presents Concert Series. Let me start by saying this: Jonathan Todd is why I go to shows. When SWANK! played their first show ever, this troubadour was yet to be conceived, let […]

SWAN[K!] Song

When I was 15, I went to Europe with my parents. We took the “Grand Tour” and I found myself face to face with the Leaning Tower of Pisa. I also found myself in another of my bell-ringing arguments with my father. At the end of it all, stubborn and moody, I refused to climb […]

A Chat With The Jardines

Here’s a clip of the highlights from an interview I did with Cherelle and Ajaye Jardine, along with Michael Flunkert and Kirk Douglas at Sound Lounge Productions in Vancouver. You can find out more about The Jardines HERE Visit Sound Lounge Productions HERE Come and see The Jardines play live with SWANK! (it’s their last […]

The Stumbler’s Inn, Shiloh Lindsey, and Melissa Mills open the “Sound Lounge Presents” live concert series.

The first thing you notice about talking to Kirk Douglas is that Kirk Douglas talks to you. His hand gestures are no surprise. He is a musician and, therefore, speaks what he truly feels with his hands more often than not. But when you sit across the table from him, his blue-grey eyes lock on […]

Stumbler’s Week Part 4: Alec Myrfield

Who are you? Alec Myrfield Where are you? at home Primary instrument? guitar The  Stumbler’s Inn First instrument? Sax First public performance? Grade 6 band Stage fright? No Favourite show? Smokey and the Bandit Least favourite music story? Emergenza Favourite band/musician (at the moment)? Biggy Smalls Favourite band/musician (all time)? Stompin’ Tom Conners Ten years […]

Stumbler’s Week Part 3: Graham Myrfield

Who Are You? Graham Myrfield Where Are You? The Milky Whey Band? The Stumbler’s Inn First Instrument? I started playing bass guitar and drums when I was 11 years old. First Public Performance? I can’t remember a first show, but I know it wasn’t good, and I’m sure there were crying children. Stage Fright? I […]

Stumbler’s Week Part 2: Jeff Myrfield

Who are you? Jeff Myrfield Where are you? Vancouver Primary instrument? Keys Solo or in a band (include current or recent band name)? The Stumblers Inn First instrument? Piano First public performance? I think I was 10? It was a Royal Conservatory Recital. The first time we all were together as The Stumbler’s Inn, then […]