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Jack de Keyzer

Jack de Keyzer

About Jack de Keyzer

Blues guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and producer,. He is the recipient of 2 Juno Awards and 7 Maple Blues Awards.

His solo work began in 1989. His first CD release, Hard Working Man, was produced by Stacey Heydon. The album made a name for de Keyzer in the Canadian blues industry through the successful singles "Blue Train", "That's the Way" and "Nothing In the World". The single "That's the Way" reached No. 13 on Rock Radio.

He has released eleven CDs and one DVD as a solo artist and has appeared as a session guitarist on hundreds of recordings. As a session guitarist he worked with Etta James, Otis Rush, John Hammond, Jr., Ronnie Hawkins, Duke Robillard, Robert Gordon, Willy Big Eyes Smith, Bo Diddley & Blue Rodeo.

Jack de Keyzer’s songs have also appeared in video, rock & blues radio charts, other artists' CDs (Prairie Oyster's platinum CD Everyone Knows), TV soundtracks, as well as in films (The Michelle Apartments, My Father's Shoes) and on television (Traders, PSI Factor).[3]

Jack was also named Great Canadian Blues Artist of the Year by CBC radio listeners.

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