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Jessica Lee Morgan Her father is iconic David Bowie/Marc Bolan producer Tony Visconti and her mother is famed Those Were The Days singer Mary Hopkin. But those facts have not given Jessica Lee Morgan a free ride to fame for her own music. In fact, she has found praise for her 5 delicious albums the old fashioned way, through a gruelling concert schedule and endless hard work.
On this episode, Jessica tells us how her music career got started, about working with her dad on the Holy Holy tours, writing and producing a new album for her mother, and we examine her own gorgeous releases from her 2010 debut “I Am Not” to her latest, the slick, and beautifully performed electropop album “Change the Record”. We also delve into her work as a practitioner of the Alexander Technique, and her essence of cool picks The Blow Monkeys and cult icon Robyn Hitchcock.
Bernard Frazer is a Canadian songwriter/musician whose synth pop band Church of Trees has topped independent charts around the world. He is also a former television producer/writer of such shows as Real Life with Erica Ehm (Life Network), The Dini Petty Show (CTV), Miracle at Niagara, and New Year’s Eve Niagara Falls
In Season 2, we’ve scheduled episodes with the great Phil Thornalley (The Cure, Duran Duran, etc), Kevin Hearn (Lou Reed, Barenaked Ladies), Men without Hats’ Ivan Doroschuk, legendary rocker June Millington (Fanny, Earl Slick, Bonnie Raitt), the great Jay Semko of 5-time Juno nominated Northern Pikes, indie star Vicki Brittle, and more.
We’ve also scheduled a series of episodes discussing the life and musical impact of Canadian producer, and songwriter, Tim Thorney (Alanis Morrisette, Cassandra Vasik, etc). For this very special series, we’ll be joined by former Much Music VJ Erica Ehm, Juno award-winner Hill Kourkoutis, ‘drummer to the stars’ Randy Cooke, Tim’s brother Tom, and Tim’s longtime engineer and friend, Adam Fair.
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