……….in the bardic tradition……….
July 25. On stage at the 39 Days of July Festival. Venue: Duncan Showroom, Duncan, BC
is the best place for this ‘live from the stage’ recording event. The venue has excellent audio and lighting equipment in a small, comfortable room loaded with atmosphere. I will do original tunes for an audience that will, hopefully, include you. I’ll do the same songs in each of two sets and take the best of each to make an EP. Your donation of $5 – $10 gets you in for both sets – at 8 and 9pm. The Duncan Showroom
February 7, 2017 – Three tunes at an open mic.
for the start of a short set at the Go to minute thirty (0:30) of this YouTube link Duncan Showroom
The Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity nestled in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
The Ballad of Springhill, live performance in the town of Banff, Alberta. November 2013 (McColl/Seeger), (c) STORMKING MUS INC/BMI https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/springhill-mine-disaster-banff-church-jc-ct.mp3 Jonathan Churcher – voice Catherine Thompson – igil. http://dondtreebpa.blogspot.ca/
Tunes from the 2015 CD
Rock Walker Blues
All songs (c) Jonathan Churcher, except The Ballad of Springhill (McColl/Seeger), (c) STORMKING MUS INC/BMI
The Dragon’s Breath https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/the-dragons-breath.mp3
Same tune here on
. CBC artist playlist
Jonathan Churcher Yellowknife 2014 with dragon’s breath smoke from forest fires.
The Ballad of Walter Edgi https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/the-ballad-of-walter-edgi.mp3 Launch Don’t Drift https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/launch-dont-drift-a.mp3 Rock Walker Blues https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/rock-walker-blues.mp3 The Troubadour’s Prophecy https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/the-troubadours-prophecy.mp3
Photo of Northern Passage courtesy of Adrienne Churcher-White. Reverie At Cameron Falls https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/reverie-at-cameron-falls.mp3
Cameron Falls, near Yellowknife, NWT, Canada
Where I Want To Be https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/where-i-want-to-be.mp3 Colliding With Goliath https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/colliding-with-goliath.mp3 The Ballad of Springhill https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/the-ballad-of-springhill.mp3
Engineer Zak Miley and igil player Catherine Thompson at Banff Centre December 2013 for recording of The Ballad of Springhill.
Gazing At Polaris https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/gazing-at-polaris.mp3 Tunes from the 2011 CD
Acasta is the oldest rock on the planet (3.9 billions years) and is found near Yellowknife.
Painting by Marilyn Robak.
All songs (c) Jonathan Churcher, except Jean Batailleur (Zachary Richard), (c) Les Editions du Marais Bouleur
The Journey Home
https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/the-journey-home.mp3 Without You https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/without-you-feb-5-2011.mp3 Have You Ever https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/have-you-ever-feb-5-2011.mp3 La Ballade de Jean Batailleur https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/jean-batailleur-feb-5-2011.mp3 Destination YZF https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/destination-yzf-feb-5-2011.mp3
Jonathan Churcher at Yellowknife Airport YZF 2016. Photo; Marino Casebeer
https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/yk-profile-feb-5-2011.mp3 Troubadour’s Prophecy https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/troubadours-prophecy-the-feb-5-2011.mp3 Twelve Bar Blues https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/twelve-bar-blues-feb-5-2011.mp3
Jonathan Churcher on Stage in Yellowknife at Le Frolic.
Pack of Lies
https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/pack-of-lies-feb-5-2011.mp3 No Eclipse With Natasha Duchene (voice) https://jonathanchurcherdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/no-eclipse1.mp3 www.natashaduchene.com
Lay Down Beside Me written by Don Williams
Lay Down Beside Me Alternate Mix
Things Have Changed written by Bob Dylan
Kingdom Come Alternate Edit writtem by Amy Thiessen amythiessen.com Used with permission
Kingdom Come written by Amy Thiessen http://www.amythiessen.com
This Dream of You written by Bob Dylan
Colliding With Goliath Updated with extra verse Jonathan Churcher