Sherman “Tank” Doucette and Charlie “C.J.” Jacobson met on stage backing up Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne at the Kaslo Jazz Festival in 2015. The two of them have been working together ever since building an exciting new project. They are releasing an original single to be followed up by a full length album in 2018.
Sherman Doucette – Bluesman
There is only one Tank in the blues world – the real deal and has the scars and badges to prove it. A former thirty year veteran of the Vancouver music scene – Yale Hotel host & house band for several years a very colorful past sharing the stage with blues legends such as John Lee Hooker / Albert Collins / Long John Baldry & many more.
A soulful singer – harmonica virtuoso – with a hot new band and a tank full of energy mixing blues classics and original songs with the passion and conviction few can deliver – any one who has seen him perform will agree he puts on an unforgettable show.
CD’s are available – Harp & Soul – Blowin Through Town -plus more info. at home page at http://shermandoucette.com/
Charlie Jacobson – Guitar, vocals, suitcase drums
Charlie is an old soul with no fixed address, and has packed four years of full-time touring experience into his 25-year old life. He has backed up and been backed up by some of the Canadian blues giants: Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, Russell Jackson, Sherman “Tank” Doucette, David Vest and Donald Ray Johnson, to name a few.
His first full length Album was released in 2015 titled “Alberta Flood”
In spring 2016, Charlie contributed guitar parts for the new Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne record, “Jumpin and Boppin for Joy”, that went to number 1 on American and Canadian Blues Charts.
Currently he is touring across Canada in support of his latest album titled – “Travelin”. Charlie is performing consistently solo, with CJ Band, Sherman “Tank” Doucette and Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne. charliejacobson.com
This two man army is doing their part to keep the blues alive.