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Sean Pinchin is a Canadian slide guitar hero that has been playing professionally for over twenty years. Based out of Toronto, Sean averages 4-5 live shows per week in the Ontario circuit, and self manages cross-Canada tours annually. His breakthrough album Monkey Brain nabbed him a 2017 Juno Nomination for Blues Album of the Year and cemented his reputation as a guitar player’s guitar player.
Gonna Be Okay is the beginning of Sean’s fourth recorded project with Juno-winning producer Rob Szabo, and is a revitalized endeavour into the Folk-Rock, Singer/Songwriter category. The overwhelmingly positive reaction to Monkey Brain(2016) and Sean’s increasingly compelling live show saw him graduate to many larger theatre and festival stages in the years since he released Rustbucket(2013). Sean has spent the last several summers performing at Nationally and Internationally renowned Festivals including: Memphis International Blues Competition, Montreal Jazz Festival, Mont Tremblant International Blues Festival, Trois Rivières En Blues, Orangeville Blues Festival, Donnaconna Blues Festival and Kitchener Blues Festival as well as supporting Juno-Winner Steve Strongman at multiple theatre shows in Ontario.
Blues Album of the Year award Nomination for album "Monkey Brain"
New Artist or Group of the Year Award nomination
Honourable Mention in the category of Established Performing Arts by the Mississauga Arts Council.
Winner of the Toronto chapter for Solo/Duo category, and competed in the international challenge in Memphis.
Interview with Rob Szabo: Sean Pinchin is a Juno-nominated slide guitar hero and veteran of thousands of live shows. We talk about his musical education from Weird Al to Cobain to Jimi Hendrix and Chris Whitley. We play his records and discuss his semi-public struggles with anxiety and depression- and how music in the thing that gets him out of bed.
Interview with Matt Lees: Canadian. Slide. Guitar Juno Nominee. Boathouse O.G. Sean Pinchin tells us about his start in music, and what keeps him going to this day as an indie blues artist. We chat about his solo projects as well as his various collaboration.
A conversation with Singer/songwriter and slide guitarist, Sean Pinchin (solo artist, Dione Taylor).
Sean Pinchin battles depression with music. Growing up, Toronto blues musician Sean Pinchin was a self-described "antisocial, weird kid," who, like many before him, found solace in music.
Sean Pinchin - Bad Things Album Review. Based out of Toronto, hard-hitting guitarist/vocalist Sean Pinchin earned a 2017 Juno Award nomination — the top blues honor in Canada, for album of the year — for Monkey Brain and follows it up with this long-awaited release.
Sean Pinchin riffs his way on top of gut punching blues to ask some truly philosophical questions on Monkey Brain.
Sean Pinchin - Bad Things - Album Review. Thick and murky moods are created by Sean Pinchin, as he sings along with a various styles of guitars along with Rob Szabo/b-g-key, Mary-Jane Luvite/dr and Jamie Grey/voc.
Toronto Blues Society reveals winning musicians for Memphis International Blues Challenge Contest.
Our January guest is Toronto native Sean Pinchin. In this intimate interview Sean discusses his struggles with mental illness, how it influenced his latest album “Monkey Brain”, and the importance of music in his life. Songs performed are “Goin’ Hobo” and “Monsters”.
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