Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne - Sherman "TANK" Doucette
School of Blues resumes January 12 2017 - 7 till 9:PM - Rotary Centre for the Arts Kelowna
Sherman TANK Doucette
Bluesman - Singer / harmonicist / songwriter / entertainer a former thirty year staple of the Vancouver music scene ( from 1969 till 1999 ) - musical career started at age fifteen playing on Water Street in Gastown - by age seventeen playing the skidrow clubs was not long before he was well established his in the Gastown Clubs / Pubs / all night Booze cans in the Basement Blues Band / Grand Slam Blues Band / James Younger Band / . all gigs were six nights a week plus hosting two jams 1981 started the Incoginito Band was secret weapon created the logo wrote the songs ( the true driving force behind the name ) - Houseband & host at the Yale Hotel & The Fairview for seveal years - then one of the Citys hardest working most popular blues bands. Other highlights included guest appearances with John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins at the Fabulous Commodore Ballroom - several shows with old friends Long John Baldry / Powder Blues / Jim Byrnes / Pine Top Perkins / Sunnyland Slim
Past Television / Radio Ads for McDonalds, Labatts, Growers Cider, Reno Holidays also features on BCTV, UTV, Rogers, Shaw, CBC.and other recent artist recordings with friends.:
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne (Stoney Plain Records)
Devon Coyote Band ( independent )
Sherman & family today call Kelowna B.C home.well established local legend with a hot new band - still recording availabe to perform and tour 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
Project's performing & recording with " Juno Award Winner "
Kenny 'Blues Boss" Wayne together we host School of Blues - also working with Lindsay Mitchell / Guitar - Russell Jackson / Bass
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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
2013 CBMA Blues Artist - Harmonica Player of the Year
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.
Hey Friends If you are on facebook please visit and like my band page
I was super stoked to be chosen the blues harmonica instructor 2016 held 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.