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Alan Jeffries

Energetic 5-piece Bluegrass Band or Engaging Roots Trio
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Why You Need Alan

Alan Jeffries was raised on bluegrass. He spent the summers of his youth playing at bluegrass festivals around the Maritimes with his father. In 2005, Alan was named the Atlantic Canada Bluegrass and Oldtime Music Association’s Bluegrass Guitar Player of the Year. He has since ventured into many different styles of music and in recent years has toured with renowned acts including David Myles.

Alan is well-known to audiences worldwide but recently returned to his roots to launch his solo career and debut album, Coffee ‘til Midnight.

Coffee ‘til Midnight’s ten tracks walk a fine line between traditional and progressive bluegrass sounds. This is not the romantic pursuit of an urban folkie, it is the product of someone who has grown up on the sounds and traditions of country, old-time, and bluegrass music his entire life. Joining Alan on this album are some of the finest bluegrass musicians that Canada has to offer. The manner in which Jeffries and company play off each other and deliver their music is an energetic and satisfying experience. Coffee ‘til Midnight is an album with a timeless sound for an ageless crowd.

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Why You Will Love Alan

“It isn’t surprising that Alan Jeffries makes his living as a professional musician — handling lead-guitar runs and providing harmonies for his friend and longtime collaborator David Myles, occasionally playing old-time country tunes with travelling troubadour Petunia, and selling out shows with his supremely talented bluegrass band Alan Jeffries & 50 Shades Of Blue.”

Adam Bowie
The Daily Gleaner

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