Hey Friiends Kelowna School of Blues back in session with Sherman "Tank" Doucette each second / third and forth Thursday of each month with Charlie Jacobson filling in for Kenny ( Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne back in July ).
Bluesman - a soulful blues singer / harmonica specialist / songwriter / performer - a former thirty year staple of the Vancouver music scene from 1969 till 1999 host & houseband at the Yale Hotel & The Fairview - all the Gastown Clubs / Pubs many after hour booze cans for several of those years -- most gigs were six nights a week.
Highlights include guest appearances with John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins, , at the Commodore Ballroom several shows with old friends Powder Blues / Jim Byrnes / - Long John Baldry / Pine Top Perkins, Sunnyland Slim.
TV and Radio ads for McDonalds, Labatts, Growers Cider, Reno Holidays featured on BCTV, UTV, Rogers, Shaw, CBC.and other artist recordings.
Today calls Kelowna B.C. home with a hot new band continues to perform with more passion then few can deliver - anyone who has seen him agrees - 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 )
Recent 2016 Sherman Doucette Blues Duet with Charlie Jacobson - Guitar / Vocals -
• • •
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.
Hey Friends If you are on facebook please visit and like my band page
I am 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 is going to be a ton of fun - follow up was 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.