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Boogie to the Blues
Sherman "TANK" Doucette Bluesman -
A soulful singer / harmonica ace / songwriter / recording artist - former thirty year staple of the Vancouver music scene ( from 1969 till 1999 ) - Started playing harmonica at age fifteen - Gastown area was vibrant with music pouring out of everywhere - by seventeen gigging the skidrow clubs / pubs & all night booze cans - paying his dues was not long before he was sitting in with the Cities finest - former bands James Younger Band / Waterhole Allstars / Grandslam Blues Band . In 1981 started bluesband Incognito created logo / songs - host & houseband at the Yale Hotel & The Fairview for many years - other highlights included guest appearances with John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins at the Fabulous Commodore Ballroom - plus several shows with old friends Long John Baldry / Powder Blues / Jim Byrnes / Pine Top Perkins / Sunnyland Slim
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Today a well established blues legend - proudly calls Kelowna home 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 project's performing & recording with friends,Devon Coyote Band
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne (Stoney Plain Records) Juno Award Winner recently inducted to boogie woogie hall of fame - very proud to work with world class piano man ( played harmonica on last two CDs )
Jumpin & Boppin #1 on satalite blues channels.
A great new project is a blues duet with Charlie Jacobson / Guitar & the "Tank" writing recordind performing - ready to roll - please check out new site https://cjandthetank.wordpress.com/
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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, ( two sets with my band Tankful of Blues ) & two workshops one w/ Gordie Johnson ( Big Sugar) Grady Band plus Murray Porter (Rez Blues) other with U.K. piano man Ben Waters ( repeat guest performance with Ben & workshops 2013 ) 2013 celebrated honoured to have played North Battleford 100th - voted Harmonica player of the year from CBMA Blues Awards - 2015 Axis Mundi Festival Revelstoke B.C. - Hornby Island Workshop 2016 -
Jah Blues Tour 2017 Jamaica - Riverside Park Kamloops - Salmon Arm Roots And Blues 2017 with Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne / workshops with John Primer - Edmonton International Blues Festival
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.
Very proud to have performed backing Kenny "Blues Boss"Wayne at Salmon Arm Roots And Blues Festival 2017 - workshops as well
Also the Edmonton International Blues Festival - amazing...
If you love good boogie, blues & soul, don't miss Sherman Doucette & TANKful of BLUES.