Blue Boy Guitars Canada

Handcrafted cigar box guitars and amps

ARTISTS   
     Performing artists that own Blue Boy instruments


       Thomas is a multi talented Mi'kmaq artist from New Brunswick, currently residing in Ottawa. In addition to being an urban blues writer/musician he is also a painter, traditional dancer, and an actor with appearances in several Hollywood movies, as well as a character in the current CBC series "Le Clan"





BRENT ROBITAILL
E (CBG's 56, 58, & 66) Penetanguishene
  
     Brent is a professional musician and author well known as a music educator, composer/arranger, and owner of Kalymi Publishing. Brent is the creator of several books for cigar box guitar including: "The Ultimate Collection" "Celtic Connection" "Blues Overload" & "Technique Book." "Traditional Collection Series" for violin, mandolin, ukulele & guitar. He is also a well known music producer recording hundreds of arrangements and compositions with a number of artists and bands spanning a 30 year career.


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CBG #56 is featured on the cover of Brent's book "Blues Overload" as well as being used to record the tracks below.

Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
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Hard to Do
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Nashville Blues
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 BARRY HOLMES  (CBG's 42, 43, 53) of the band COLD SHOT (Sudbury)


     http://www.facebook.com/barry.holmes.52831 


 



STEPHEN TODD (CBG #30) of the band FAILTE  (Kitchener)


         http://failteband.com/

       

         song: Cigar Box Blues   




KEITH BESTWARD (CBG #22) of the band WILLOUGHBY CLAY  (Stevensville)





MIKE VAIL (CBG #17) of the band STONE GROOVE  (Ridgeway)





DAVE SCHAEFFER (CBG's  11 & 16) of the POP A CHUBBY GARAGE BAND (Fort Erie)





RALPH PHILLIPS (CBG #26) of the band RASPUTIN  (Buffalo, NY)