An award-winning Canadian
Here’s what others have to say:
"No two ways about it, listening to this group is a journey to where music is tonic for the soul."
"Definitely a group to watch -- they have a great future ahead of them."
"This Canadian band has a great deal of promise.''
"The best, most laid-back bluegrass band I've heard in some time."
Gothe, host of CBC Radio's
"A smooth and sophisticated bluegrass quartet."
Robert Reid, Kitchener-Waterloo Record
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Country Music News
"When you're thinking bluegrass,
Dan Bieman, host, Blueridge Express, CKWR
"The Most Pleasant Surprise of the
Tim Little, Managing
from weekly jams in the early 1990s, the
is a really, really great CD . . . Every song is a highlight, no lack of good
material. Should I keep going???" Gregg Benson, WELY 92.1 FM,
well-mixed, well-played recording that features your gospel, breakdowns and hurtin' grass songs" Steve Fruitman,
host of The Great North Wind, CIUT-FM 89.5,
Clear Blue Sky includes 14 cuts -- three originals, two gospel songs and a range of contemporary and traditional bluegrass.
Guest fiddle player Darrin Schott (sideman to Susan Aglukark, The Goods, Tia Hofgraf and many others) and dobro player Steve Adams, a top-notch guitar instructor join the group on this outing.
at Cedartree Recording Studio in
The kick-off number "One Glorious Day" is featured on two compilation recordings by the Ontario Arts Council and 1999 International Plowing Match.
cover features a photo taken by Norm and Nancy Tellier
on a trip to
dynamite first release" Tim Farrell,
"The bottom line?
These guys are good and they mean business! If you haven't spun their CD in
your unit, make it your New Year's Resolution to do so, and hey, while you're
at it, try to catch them live - you won't regret it." Nick Parker, Bluegrass
Named for one of Norm's original instrumentals, Through the Mill was recorded in early 1995, just four months after Tom joined the group. Gord DeVries, former member and five-time Dobro Player of the Year in the Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards, appears on all 15 cuts.
The cover shows part of a historic site purchased by Heritage Cambridge to preserve a popular old mill visited by many sketchers, painters and photographers.
Photos by Mirko Petricevic; Logo by Carolyn McLeod; CD Liner designs by Diane Shantz; Web site design and publishing by Tom Nunn