Daniel Gervais

Brass Tacks

Genre
Kitchen Fiddle Party (Folk)
On Stage
4 Performers:  Daniel Gervais and his All-Star Band!
History
Last Performed at CBTH 2013
Hometown
Edmonton, AB

Artist Biography

Daniel has six albums to his credit, including three solo albums, Flying Fiddle (2003) and Endless Possibilities (2005) and Old Red Barn (2013). In 2006, he was nominated for “Young Performer of the Year” at the Canadian Folk Music Awards. Daniel is a founding member of Trad’badour, a French-Canadian duo, with Roger Dallaire and Hot Club Edmonton with guitarist Clinton Pelletier. Hot Club Edmonton was awarded "Instrumental Album of the Year" at the Western Canadian Music Awards in 2010. Daniel currently teaches as a sessional faculty at MacEwan University in the jazz and popular music program.

Awards and Nominations

Two-time Canadian Grand Master Fiddle Champion (2011 & 2016)
Performed at the 2012 London Olympics
Performed at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2012
2014 recipient of the Eugène-C. Trottier Award
2010 recipient of the Prix Sylvie Van Brabant - Excellence en Création Artistique
2007 recipient of the City of Edmonton Arts and Culture Award

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