March 2019: I was invited to a three-week residency at the Banff Centre for Arts + Creativity that transformed the way I think about songwriting. This playlist is a snapshot of what happened there.
Kevin Welch | Kim Richey | David Francey | Dustin Welch | Tamara Lindeman
Angel at the Crossroad
Take Your Time Breaking This Heart When You Go
Fats Kaplin : pedal steel + mandolin
Mike O’Brien : electric guitar
Matthew Manifould : bass
Carla Easton : keyboards
Kev Corbett : drums
Recorded March 13, 2019 * Banff Centre for the Arts + Creativity
Vocal tracks recorded at hotel2tango Montréal October 2019
Producer : Howard Bilerman
Assistant engineer (Banff) : Joaquin Gomez
Assistant engineer (Montréal) : Shae Brossard
Click here for the Banff Sessions.
Hogan Sings Holiday celebrated with a reunion in January of 2019. Click here for a little taste of our first live gig at Frankie’s Jazz Club in Vancouver. Good times!
Vincent Lim photo
21 GUNS: I wrote 21 Guns after reading about the murder of Corporal Nathan Cirillo while standing guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa in 2014. This song was inspired by the news coverage of his son Marco at his funeral. Lest we forget.
2018 CD > Songs From the Third Act
Charlie Hase : pedal steel + Weissenborn slide guitar
Darryl Havers : piano + accordion
Nolan Murray : mandolin
Brent Gubbels : bass
Shawn Soucy : drums
Shawn Soucy / Spirit Studio + Brian Campbell / Wizard Sound Services