Carl Tremblay - He is born in Québec city on
November 30, 1959. Self-educated artist, he began at an early age on the
road of the blues. As soon as 13 years old, he get his first harmonica,
the training of this instrument will be done on the road by carrying out
jam sessions throughout Canada, the United States and Europe.
After a one year stay in California, where he plays in company of
recognized musicians such as John Belushi, The Blues Brothers,
Joe Cocker, B.J. Franklin, The NBC orchestra at Merv Griffin Show,
Etta James, Commander Cody and many
others, he returns to the East Coast, in Illinois state to be precise
where he take part in various spectacles with
Big Mama Thornton, Queen Sylvia
Ambrey et others members of the Chicago All Stars. Carl Tremblay was now
standing amongst the greatest of the blues scene as all these greats
musicians were unanimous to recognize his talent and his unique feeling
of the harmonica.
Carl return to Montreal to perform in various venues, such as a contest
at the Place des Arts where he receive the first price in the Musician
category. It is now time for him to fly across the ocean for four years.
This is where he start performing as a singer and begin to forms several
groups in various country of Europe. In Greece, he take par in several
television programs alongside of the American John Hammond. He did the
opening of the Venice Carnival with a group of Dublin musicians as well
as the opening of Angouleme's International Cartoon Festival. He then
make a stop in the Scandinavian countries and performs in Amsterdam,
Copenhagen, Stockholm and Dublin.
In December 1999, with is long time buddies, Jim Zellers, Bob Harrison,
Breen Leboeuf, Bob Walsh, Lise Bernatchez, Little Jo and Rick Weston, he
recorded a Christmas album, NOEL EN BLUES, on which he interpret a blues
version of "Holy Night".