Sherman TANK Doucette
Bluesman - Soulful singer / songwriter / harmonica specialist - a former thirty year staple of the Vancouver music scene from 1969 till 1999 - started musical career playing on Water Street Gastown at age 15 - by age 17 playing the skidrow dives working his way up paying his dues was not long before played most Gastown Clubs / Pubs / all night Booze cans in the Basement Blues Band / Grand Slam Blues Band /James Younger Band / Waterhole Allstars 1981 started the Incoginito Band ( came up with the logo and consept wrote all the songs was secret weapon and true driving force behind the name - then hailed the City's hardest working blues band ) included host & houseband at the Yale Hotel & The Fairview - most gigs were six nights a week plus hosting two jams for those years.
Many highlights a few include guest appearances at the Commodore Ballroom with John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins - several shows with old friends Long John Baldry / Powder Blues / Jim Byrnes / Pine Top Perkins / Sunnyland Slim
Past TV / Radio Ads for McDonalds, Labatts, Growers Cider, Reno Holidays also featured on BCTV, UTV, Rogers, Shaw, CBC.and other artist recordings.
Today proudly calls the Okanagan home like it's famous fine wine he to get's better with age and a hot new band continues to perform with more passion then few can deliver - anyone who has seen him will agree he puts on a unforgetable show.
If you love boogie / blues & soul - do not miss
Sherman Doucette TANKful of BLUES
Other current project's performing & recording with:
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne (Stoney Plain Records)
Devon Coyote Band ( independent )
Blues News 2016 Sherman Doucette hooked up with young blood blues guitarist / singer Charlie Jacobson - putting together an upbeat acoustic show - TANK -CJ Blues soon to record and are now availabe to perform and tour - have blues will travel.
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2003 Kelowna & District Arts Council - Favourite Male Performer
2005 - Blues Artist/Group of the year - Scorpion Awards
2008 - Blues Artist/Group of the year - BC Interior Music Awards
Okanagan Life Magazine "Voted Best Local Musician/Group" 2011 / 2012 / 2013
CBMA Blues Artist - Harmonica Player of the Year 2013
Calgary International Blues Festival 2008
Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival 2009, ( Tankful of Blues band two sets ) & workshops one w/ Gordie Johnson ( Big Sugar) Grady Band plus Murray Porter (Rez Blues) also U.K. piano man Ben Waters ( repeat guest performance 2013 ) workshops 2015 - 2015 Axis Mundi Festival Revelstoke B.C.
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I was super stoked to be chosen the blues harmonica instructor this year 2016 May 9 till May 15 at the Hornby Island Blues Workshop with an amazing line up of fellow artists this was a ton of fun - true magic please check it out.
A very nice recent write up from Harmonica.com - featured artist of the month - tanks so much.
If you love good boogie, blues & soul, don't miss Sherman Doucette & TANKful of BLUES.