I have worked with JUNO award (Canada's GRAMMY) winning and nominated blues/roots artists. I am confident my experience, professionalism, pro gear/studio, and creative nature will be an asset to your project.
Josh is a Toronto based guitarist with over 25 years live performance and recording experience. He has opened for Canadian blues-rock legends Jeff Healey, David Wilcox, and Toney "Wild T" Springer (David Bowie).
He has recorded or performed with JUNO and Maple Blues award winners/nominees such as: Jack de Keyzer (Etta James, Ronnie Hawkins), Alec Fraser (Jeff Healey), Gary Kendall (Downchild Blues Band), James Gray (Blue Rodeo), Travis Colby (Roomful of Blues), Stan Miczek (Sass Jordan), Steve Pelletier (Colin James), and many more.
Currently, he tours across Canada and the US with the Bob Seger tribute band Against the Wind, and also performs locally with his own group.
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Interview with Josh Gordon
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Fender Strats and Telecasters, Fender tube amps, pedals galore, and all run into Logic Pro X.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Listen to the song provided by the client a few times to get the overall feel. Then dig right in with some leads, fills, rhythm...whatever they are asking.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Blues, blues-rock, country, some R&B and soul
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: A blues-rock base with plenty of country, soul, funk, R&B mixed in
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 25 plus year and counting!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What the overall song vision is, and what they want from the guitar part(s) I will provide.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To provide guitar parts to their satisfaction. I will achieve the desired tone and playing you require and have no issue providing revisions until you are satisfied.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both have their uses
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Red Hot by Toronto blues band The Blazers. It was recorded with Canadian heavy-weights Jack de Keyzer, Alec Fraser Jr., Al Lerman, and Dave McMorrow. I was the lead guitarist on the project.