Mike Goudreau & The Boppin Band present their 6th release "Sweet Blues". This album features a dynamic mix of Swing, Rock, Soul, Gospel and Jazzy Blues that they have become well known for with accolades from their peers as well as blues media and aficionados! 12 brand new original songs, all written and sung by guitarist Mike Goudreau who's accompanied by an all star band featuring the stellar horns of tenor saxophonist Dany Roy and trumpet player and arranger Maxime St-Pierre.
Mike Goudreau presents his 19th album : “Alternate Takes - Vol 1”. A collection of unreleased and reworked tracks that were recorded and produced in various studios between 2000 and 2017. Most of these songs were produced mainly for licensing on network TV and film projects for the many TV/Film contacts Mike has made in the USA since 2007 that have earned him hundreds of placements on TV shows such as : CSI Los Angeles, Bloodline, Life In Pieces, Gotham and the feature film Passengers, most recently just to name a few. This recording features a wide variety of Blues stylings: Blues Rock, Country Blues, Swing , Funk, Jazz, Chicago Blues, Boogie Woogie, Reggae and even a Manouche Swing inspired song ! Accompanied by a great lineup of musicians and long time collaborators help make this album a great showcase of the many eclectic musical genres and influences of Goudreau in numerous variations of the Blue note!
March 2013, Stanstead Qc – Just in time for the 2013 Blues & Jazz Festival season, Mike Goudreau is launching his 15th album, “Time For Messin’ Around”, comprising 11 songs with 8 new compositions and 3 covers from the Eastern Townships blues and jazzman. Says Goudreau: “We’ve got something here that might surprise blues fans old and new!” For the occasion, Goudreau is accompanied by long-time cronies Jonathan-Guillaume Boudreau on bass, Jean-François Bégin on drums, and the saxophonist David Élias on one song. Also appearing as special guest is Pascal “Per’’ Veillette, a very unique and talented harmonicist who brings a particular exotic flair with his participation on two songs. For “Time For Messin’ Around”, Goudreau goes back to the “roots’’ approach as he did on his 2006 album “The Grass Ain’t Greener”.