"BRUSH WOOD"
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OUR 13 TRACK DEBUT CD IS NOW AVAILABLE AT iTunes or get your mailed hard copy at: www.indiepool.com/TBWCD08 OR BY CALLING 1-888-884-6343

Come on out and join in the celebration of "BRUSH WOOD'S" debut CD release party and show. Saturday June 21, 2008 at The Keating Channel Pub & Grill, Toronto, Ontario. Party starts at 8PM. Show begins at 10PM. A 10 dollar admission gets you a free debut CD and a great night of rock n' roll and fun.
Rock-on!
www.keatingchannelpub.com
MAP TO VENUE: The Keating Channel Pub & Grill

Up to date shows: Clinton's 693 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario. Thursday November 13, 2008 @ 8pm. MAP TO VENUE The Legendary Red Rooster 484 Plains Rd. East, Burlington, Ontario. Saturday December 13, 2008 @ 9pm. MAP TO VENUE
"BRUSH WOOD" rocks the roof off at The Legendary Red Rooster in Burlington Friday January 16, 2009. Come on out and rock and party your ass off! With new songs not yet released, and a killer live set, the band has certainly amplified it's evolution. Become a part of Canadian rock history. Be part of the crowd that saw us first! Try and make it out if you can. We are palyin' with the Speakeasies, Audio to Mute and Broken Sons. We'll be on stage around 11pm. It's a theme night, Pimp & Hoe Night! Should be a night of solicitation and mayhem. I can only imagine what the girls will be wearing! Woo!!! You won't be disappointed!!! MAP TO VENUE
Peace & Rock-on!
J

“BRUSH-WOOD” is an idea that has spanned the last ten years. Jim Richardson-singer/songwriter, came up with the idea while still in school learning about recording and production techniques in music. The thought of a band expressing views and ideals that mirror the sixties, and natural spiritual values, was an exhilarating idea. Not so much a psychedelic expression, but a real eclectic rock band approach, with a no bull revelency to today’s world issues and the need for peace and love. Some expressions are timeless, so the quest was on to find like minded individuals.
Many people come and go through-out our lives. And the band “BRUSH-WOOD” is no exception. A handful of musicians came and played and eventually lost interest. It wasn’t until the spring of 2005, with the addition of Alexei Akimov on lead guitars and George Crecoukias on bass guitars, did the band start to notice the potential of being a class “A” rock act. Within a year or so the band was playing a handful of shows and recording songs for their first CD with an old friend at the drum kit, Craig T. Power.
There were a couple set backs and long delays as well as the sad departure of Craig at the kit. So we decided to hold off on the release of the debut CD until we found a new drummer. Within a few months and a few auditions we found the person who truly expressed interest. Gary Glynn came into the picture with like minded ideals and had talent and experience at the drums like no other. “BRUSH-WOOD” was finally complete and we released our debut CD on June 21, 2008.
The second follow up to the debut is already in the works. And the band plans on regional tours this summer and winter.
Ralph Cole from the Canadian iconic rock band “Lighthouse” saw our debut CD release party and show, and I quote: “One of the best, tight live acts I’ve seen in years. You guys have the sound, the vibe and the songs! An interesting eclectic group of individuals.”
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  • Members:
    Alex Akimov-lead guitars and vocals, Gary Glynn-drums and percussion, George Crecoukias-bass guitars, Jim Richardson-lead vocals and guitars
  • Sounds Like:
    A bit of country, folk and rock n' roll!
  • Influences:
    Led Zeppelin, Pearl Jam, Neil Young, The Eagles, Bob Dylan, Rush, Black Sabbath-many a influence.
  • AirPlay Direct Member Since:
    03/06/08
  • Profile Last Updated:
    06/10/18 01:21:31
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