The Soul Clappers are:
Remi Cormier – trumpet – is Musical director and arranger for the band and is its mainstay; he brought the band members together, working wonders to get spectacular results!
Alexander Oliver – vocals – was born in Montreal from Haïtian roots. Trained in his early years in a Montreal Gospel choir, he’s got the Soul in his blood.
Alex Dodier – saxophone – is originally from the Sherbrooke region and is a Jazz aficionado who started learning the saxophone at age 9
Emile Farley – bass – became interested in the electric bass at age 12 and studied Jazz performance.
Felix Le Blanc – keyboard – is a true Jazz and pop music enthusiast who composes and performs with his own band, The Felix LeBlanc Quartet.
Jeff Moseley – guitar – started to seriously study the guitar getting private lessons at age 10. He went on to improve his knowledge at CEGEP de Drummondville and tried his hand at each and every musical color: Jazz, Blues, Rock, Classical, Manouche as well as music from the Balkans, in Eastern Europe.
Maxime Reed – drums – studied Jazz at CEGEP Marie-Victorin (Christian Pamerleau) and drumming with Bernard Primeau, Tony Albino and Sam Harrisson (The Paul Deslauriers Band).
The Soul Clappers is an exceptional band with contagious energy. Their repertoire includes major hits of Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Cee-Lo Green and of many others to complete their original tunes. Betcha that you won’t resist stomping and even dancing!
Bluestone has drawn together an all-star cast of musicians to form The Memphis Moonshine, the ultimate backup band. This group brings the sound alive with a complete horn line and doo-wop girls. It’s an exciting blend of hip-shaking tunes tied in with an unforgettable live performance.
You like the nightlife. We got the nightlife - Saturday, June 6 at 8:30 p.m. is a hot mess night crawler.
You said you wanted MORE. So we added kids and day drinking - Sunday, June 7 at 4:20 p.m. is a matinée show for soul walkers. Bring your family to Wakefield and enjoy new old soul music and summer. Kids are welcome!
Tickets to the show are $10. If you need a ride we have a bus from Ottawa. Tickets are on sale at the Black Sheep Inn, Compact Music, and the Ottawa Folklore Centre.
The EP is called 'Can’t Get Enough.' #wecantgetenough
Their 2012 Debut release “Big Red” garnered outstanding critical reviews. The band received 2014 Maple Blues Award nominations for Electric Act of the Year and Drummer of the Year and was nominated for an Independent Music Award (IMA) for 2013. “Five Finger Discount” is Soulstack’s sophomore album, combining poignant lyricism and sweet vocal harmony with the rhythm and grit of traditional blues. Self-produced, it tracks the organic evolution of the band as it continues growing in musical breadth and depth. http://www.soulstackmusic.com/