... no traffic, just the jam
Harrison Way is a new collaboration featuring three seasoned Gabriola musicians:
Leah Hokanson, lead vocals, keyboard, ukulele Brian McMahon, upright and electric bass
Frank Sehr, guitars
Together they combine decades of professional musical expertise, diversity of musical background, and depth of heart and soul. Their music blends creative and innovative takes on covers with genre-mingling originals infused with shades of folk, blues, R&B, progressive rock, and even a little contemporary classical. Their luscious vocal harmonies bring is all together.
For more information contact Leah at: email@example.com;
or call 250-247-9854
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Brian McMahon moved to Gabriola in 2018, and has enjoyed the cycling, kayaking, and trail walking opportunities that this wonderful island offers. Connections with the Gabriola musical scene began in 2019, and Brian now finds himself very busy collaborating with many of the amazing musicians living here. Brian is very grateful to Gabriola Live and the Gabriola Arts Council for the opportunity to perform with Leah and Frank.
Leah Hokanson has been making music on Gabriola Island since 2002. Trained as a classical pianist, she has explored a variety of styles and genres, as well as improvisation. She has recorded two albums of original songs (Facets and Diamond Chants: The Heart) and most recently an EP of original songs entitled Portals. Her other musical collaborations include Anthelia (with Tina Jones) and Trio Sayso (with Allannah Dow and Tina Jones).
Frank Sehr is a skilled and versatile guitarist whose influences range from Classic to Blues, from Rock to Jazz, and from Latin to African music. He's had a successful career as lead guitar player and composer of diverse Rock and Blues bands in Germany and Austria, before moving to Vancouver in 2000. He has also played with Nigerian and Congolese bands. Currently Frank is involved in multiple musical projects and bands on Gabriola island.