Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley
Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley have recorded 8 previous albums together and have toured all over North America, UK and Europe winning numerous awards for their songwriting and albums together.
Diana Braithwaite is a multiple award winning vocalist who has made blues her passion. As one of the very few Black blues artists performing the music in Canada, she makes a point of reaching out to share the history and beauty of the music along with her partner nine-time Maple Blues Award winner Chris Whiteley.
Kansas born multi-instrumentalist Chris Whiteley, (guitar, harmonica, trumpet, steel guitar), has had an illustrious music career spanning some 50 years since his early beginnings with the renowned Sloth Band. A legend on the Canadian music scene, Whiteley’s extensive touring career includes working with many renowned jazz and blues legends such as Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson and countless appearances on television and radio including a special guest appearance on Saturday Night Live with the international recording artist Leon Redbone. A multiple award-winning international touring performer, Chris Whiteley has appeared on over 250 recordings. In January 2020 Chris Whiteley won the Maple Blues Award for the top blues horn player in Canada–for the 9th time.
With an illustrious career in the world of Blues the duo turned heads in 2017 when they released their debut jazz album on G-THREE titled " I Was Think About You". 9-song recording of classic jazz standards that resulted in Diana being nominated for "Best Female Jazz Singer" at the Global Music Awards.A
Their latest release "GOLD CADILLAC" features an exciting blend of Electric Blues classics and original songs.
Getting ready for the party, being at the party and then after the show.
From loud and humorous to touching and intimate it is always 100% blues and jazz!
Bookings: Greg Gooding
Tel: +1 416 882 3330