Sons of Legend is influenced heavily by the blues, as well as hard rock/metal, southern rock and outlaw country, thanks to The Legend, Harley Sr. The combination of these influences as well as the diversity of the musicians that make up Sons of Legend produces a raucous yet fluent merging of those styles into something uniquely called Sons of Legend.
The Chris Canas Band is one of Michigan’s leading bands for live music. With their diverse mix of Blues, Funk, and Soul they are always well equipped to bring the party wherever they go. With heart-wrenching vocals, pulse pounding rhythms, and an electric energy that can be felt in the air.
Jazz vocalist and songwriter Eva Schubert is a fresh new voice, whose sound blends seamlessly with the classic style of jazz greats like Helen Mirrell, Peggy Lee, and Nat King Cole. A native of Vancouver, Canada, she follows a distinguished line of female jazz vocalists like Diana Krall coming from Canada’s west coast.
After picking up his first guitar 30 years ago, Travis is keyed into his own sound as an American blues rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Over the years he has honed his style by playing in a variety of bands and solo projects but always found his home planted deep in the roots of the blues and retro-rock genres.
You can’t predict Liz Jones. Modest in name and image, she shocks first timers with an incomparable and sailing raw voice that swings from soothing the mind to raising the dead. She keeps them on side with unruly songwriting and a sense of intrigue and freedom from waving goodbye to genre. Each tune is simply taken where it needs to go.
Magnolia Moon is a Macon-based band with roots running all the way down to the coast of Mississippi where Zack Horton (Vocals/Guitar) and brother Jesse Horton (Drums) were born and raised. Another set of brothers, Jonathan Crowell (Bass) and Christopher Crowell (Guitar), join the Hortons, in completing the dynamic four-piece band.
Steinar Ytrehus is a guitarist and recording artist from Norway. He started out playing the guitar when he was 15 years old, and soon after he started recording music on his Tascam 4track Tape recorder. Some of his songs were even used on several Norwegian TV shows. The music is a mix of blues, rock, country, jazz and Americana.
Bert Deivert is one of a handful of professional roots blues mandolinists in the world today, but he is also a renowned singer/songwriter and guitarist in the folk and blues world. Deivert’s albums have had rave reviews all over the world. He is currently writing original songs for the next one, his 15th album.
Kari’s debut album, Wild is the Wind, arranged and produced by four-time Grammy nominee, Shelly Berg, is a collection of contemporary songs and jazz standards. Her second album entitled If, When You Go, will be released in September, 2022.
Daughter of university professors, Robyn Bennett grew up in Pennsylvania (USA). Music and dance have always been a big part of her life. She started jazz and ballet lessons at only 3 years old, piano lessons at 6, trumpet at 10 and she sang regularly in different choirs. Her early influences were eclectic, including Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Fleetwood Mac, Harry Connick Jr., Ella Fitzgerald, Willie Nelson, Billy Holiday and Billy Joel.
T.K. Reeve plays raw, down-home party music with a heavy and addictive beat (think RL Burnside, John Lee Hooker, Frank Frost). T.K. Reeve has a broad and deep passion for blues music from the beginnings of recorded music, to the contemporary artists of today. He has been working hard on his instrument for a couple of decades, trying to do the music justice as a self-taught musician.
Fletcher Christian has been a musician for over 20 years. He spent 9 years in the Army and struggled to find purpose after returning from Afghanistan in 2013. He decided to go all-in with his love of music. Its healing properties, according to him, are better than hours of therapy. His style is a mixture of rock, blues, jazz, and funk. He released his first solo album “Ever Stuff” in March of 2019 and Replay in March of 2020.
Nuno’s own life journey embodies the Blues. Mindelis became a guitar enthusiast at the age of 5. By the age of 9 he began building and playing self-made guitars. His family was forced to flee the war in Angola, and for safety Nuno was sent to live apart from his family in Canada for several years. Continuing to refine his unique fingerstyle electric Blues technique, Nuno was finally reunited with his family in Brazil.
Bob Salmieri is a Italian composer, musician and writer. He plays tenor and soprano sax, ney and Turkish baglama. Coming from a Sicilian family who emigrated to Tunisia in the early 1900s, he has always been interested in Middle Eastern culture, infusing all his projects with it’s atmospheres and sounds, mixing the jazz language with that of Arab culture.
Born in Crato-CE, Brazil, Roberto Lessa is a blues guitarist influenced by BB King, Lightinin’ Hopkins, and Albert Collins, and has been the frontman of bands such as Blues Label and Gumbo Blues for 22 years. Roberto Lessa is an artist who researches the blues in its various aspects and he also hosts and produces the radio show “Encontro com O Blues”.