Hornby Island Blues Workshop

Gary Kendall - Guitar


Gary Kendall has been a working musician, band leader, producer and songwriter for over 50 years. A multiple Maple Blues Award winner, long time member of The Downchild Blues Band, Musical Director of The Maple Blues Awards and one of the best known bassists in Canada’s Blues Community.

Always a popular sideman, he can also be found onstage and in the studio with David Vest, The Hogtown Allstars, Robin Banks, The Swingin Blackjacks, Braithwaite & Whiteley and The Mighty Duck Blues Band.

His label, 47 Records, has released his two solo recordings, Dusty & Pearl and Feels Real Strong as well as The Way We Was by The Kendall Wall Band.


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