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I have performed with Nick Gilder and Sweeney Todd, Sue Medley, Mike Reno, Corb Lund, Tom Russell, Fernando Verela and Lisa Brokop. I've appeared on recordings by Crusoe, The Travelling Mabels, Babe Gurr, Aaron Pritchette and Ian Tyson. Numerous TV appearances on CBC and CTV. I fronted “The Great Wide Open” with Mike Norman and Chris Aiken in 1998 and am one third of The Gords (.thegords), alongside Gord Matthews (kd lang, Ian Tyson) and Gord Maxwell (One Horse Blue, Ian Tyson). I've performed extensively in Europe and Asia. I'm currently enjoying my 7th year as the lead guitarist for the platinum Stony Plain recording artist Ian Tyson , appearing on the recent releases "4 New Songs" , "Raven Singer" ,”All The Good 'Uns Vol 2”. New Ian Tyson CD currently underway.

Screen name:
leeworden
Member since:
Mar 18 2015
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Buck Owens, Andrew Gold, The Clash, Stax Records, Motown Records, Sun Records, The Bee Gees, Mark Knopfler, Fleetwood Mac, Cheap Trick, Chess Records, The Rolling Stones, Tears For Fears, Ben Folds Five, Merle Haggard, Albert Collins, James Brown, James Taylor, The Pretenders, Queen, Gladys Knight, Tom Petty, XTC. So many more...

EQUIPMENT

Taylor 710ce and 516e six string acoustic guitars, Taylor 514 twelve string
1960 Fender P-bass, 1972 Fender J-bass, Padullah fretless, Hofner violin bass
Handmade Carver Koa Mandolin
1981 Fender Tele, Bluesman Vintage Tele, David James Custom Tele
1981 Greco Les Paul, Tokai 59 Single Pickup Les Paul,
Gretsch 6120 Brian Setzer Hot Rod with Bigsby, Gretsch 6114 with TV Jones pickups
PRS Swamp Ash Special, 1956 Harmony Archtop, Beard Travel Dobro, 1920 Stewart Banjo
1965 Gibson 330, 1962 Gibson ES175
Roland A70 keyboard controller, Nord Electro, numerous rack modules, Leslie 145 speaker
Fender Vibro-King with 2X12 custom cab, Kingsley 30watt guitar amp, Little Walter clone with 1x12 cabinet, Mesa Boogie Subway Blues amp
GK 750 bass head with SVT 8x10cab, SVT TOP 8x10 bass amp,
Yamaha 4 piece drum kit, custom mini-kit

MUSIC