Presenting a soulful, bluesy, warm and intimate performance with Deneece (Denyse Marion) on lead vocals and back-up vocals, Cari Schauer on acoustic guitar, lead vocals and back-up vocals, and Larry Wayne Church on acoustic lead guitar and back-up vocals. Together they form a unique blend of rich harmonies, creative and personalized musicality, bringing back classic songs everyone enjoys singing along to!
Introducing Blues Wind band members!
Deneece is a Franco-American-Canadian singer from Montreal. She touches each heart with her intense voice and passionate delivery, bringing emotional chills and inviting great enthusiasm from the crowd. Her performances are known to leave audiences grinning from ear to ear and wanting more!
After studying at the Prochant School in Montreal and with EMI artist Jeri Brown, Deneece went on to perform in numerous popular Montreal nightclubs and venues. She then toured throughout Quebec with the female trio Alibi until their regular performances at the Casino du Lac Leamy brought them to the Gatineau-Ottawa area more permanently.
Deneece has since performed in countless area venues, including the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival and the National Gallery of Canada.
In 2010, Deneece's one woman stage show led to her CD album release, "From Bromont to Broadway" in June 2011 from which songs have played on numerous radio stations across Canada. She is now Blues Wind's lead vocalist!
Larry Wayne Church
Larry is an accomplished professional lead guitarist, playing in several local bands with varied styles such as blues, jazz and rock. He is a rare guitarist on today’s music scene with his ability to genuinely co-exist in many genres, from rock to blues and soul.
He has been a professional guitarist for over 30 years and has performed with a multitude of talented musicians throughout the province of Ontario.
He has developed his own style of playing, letting the guitar sometimes basically explode in a technically superb solo - really squeezing the best out of the guitar. He is now Blues Wind's lead guitarist!
Cari played the circuit throughout Ontario in the 80's, as a solo artist, and later on, with "Cari & Company". Her passion has, and remains to this day, the Country-Rock Genre; which covers all musical styles.
In the 90's, her music career took to new heights as she toured throughout Scandinavia and won numerous vocalist awards, including an impressive win as the "Scandinavian Entertainer of the Year Award" in Stockholm.
Many theaters, clubs and festivals later, she is back in the Ottawa Valley scene, bringing live music with the goal to entertain diverse audiences! She is now Blues Wind's new lead vocalist and guitarist!