Smokin Joe Wiseman / Blog
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21 August 2009 Smokin Joe Wiseman has just released his second CD called “Blue Smoke” (Wolf Publishing). The fifteen songs reflect Smokin Joe's lifetime love affair with the blues. Enjoy the lead guitars of Waylon Wiseman, Fab Tranzer and Stan Gallant. Studios involved in the recording process include Mallczar Productions in Stephenville, Little Known in Lewisporte, JARE Recordings in Nashville and Wolf Studios in Kippens. Check out Kevin Carey's sax solo on No One Got The Blues. Tracks can be accessed at the Smokin Joe’s web site www.songu.com/members/smokinjoe - just follow the Songs link to studio tracks from his first 2 CD's as well as scratch tracks for his upcoming country/folk project. Smokin Joe has just returned from a successful songwriting workshop in Toronto, Ontario. SongStudio09 produced co-writes with Emmet Bresnahan and Dennis Dolloff as well as agreements with Matt Gerber for a song and back-up vocals and with Steve Didunyk for some accordion work. Joe thanks MusicNL for it's Professional Development funding over the past four years. He has used the support to develop song-writing skills as well as industry contacts. Joe has more than a dozen co-writers as friends and has co-written anywhere from one to four songs with each of them. Check out the new material! Joe has also performed at Hugh's Room, Ravoli's, C'est What and the Cadillac Lounge in Toronto as part of the Professional Development experience. One of his highlights was performing with Ric Emmet of Triumph and another was reciting a song in progress with the late Jeff Healey. Kippens, Newfoundland
Rockin the Blues
One of my favorite forms of music is blues that rocks ala Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Guy. Where is that great music form these days?