Tannis Slimmon

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Tannis Slimmon

With musical roots firmly planted in the soil of the Canadian Prairies and the ever-burgeoning music scene in Guelph, Ontario, and with a passion for lyrical vocal harmonies, Tannis Slimmon has been singing, songwriting, recording and touring locally and internationally for 25 years. After working with numerous bands including the critically acclaimed female trio The Bird Sisters, her solo career was launched in 2001 with the release of ‘Oak Lake’, followed up in the summer of 2007 by ‘Lucky Blue’, a rich offering of songs and artwork influenced by recent travels to Mali, West Africa and Cuba. You will find Tannis’ name on over 65 albums, contributing songs or singing harmonies for others including Willie P. Bennett, Valdy and Rheostatics.

“A breathtaking vocalist with a bright, angelic disposition, Slimmon is a favourite folk attraction whose harmonies are as warm as her smile.” Exclaim (Oct/07)

"Canadian roots and rock has a formidable contender here." Ellen Rawson - Rambles

"Slimmon shines with beautiful folk-pop sounds with an oh-so-delicate hint of rootsy twang. Her smooth sweet vocals are captivating." Jennifer Tattersal - Ottawa Express