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March 29, 2008

New Orleans Vocalist John Boutte in Calgary

Written by
cindy mcleod

live blues, Canada

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John Boutte
Friday, April 4
Southwood United Church, Calgary

Torch, jazz, soul and Gospel mark vocalist’s show
Through the Eyes of A Child, Scotch and Soda and Jambalaya. Gospel United, a concert recording arranged in Denmark, contains Boutte’s remarkable solo arrangement of The Battle Hymn of the Republic, which has achieved Gold Record status in several European markets.

John has won Best Male Vocalist of the year at both the Best of the Beat Awards (including the most recent 2006 award) and the Big Easy Awards. His critically acclaimed collaboration with Cubanismo, Mardi Gras Mambo, won multiple awards including a Big Easy Award for Best Latin Album, and a Best of the Beat award for Best Latin Album by a Louisiana Artist.

for more info visit www.johnboutte.com

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