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Reid Jamieson 2009
|Reid Allan Jamieson|
October 20, 1973 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Genres||Singer-songwriter, Indie rock, folk rock, pop|
|Instruments||Voice, guitar, ukulele, harmonica|
|Alvy, Vinyl Cafe Cowboy Junkies Blue Rodeo|
Reid Jamieson (born October 20, 1973) is a Canadian singer songwriter. He is a regular member of the CBC's The Vinyl Cafe and won the grand prize for Folk in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest for the song RAIL.
Jamieson has released nine solo albums and records. 2004's The Unavoidable Truth was produced by Josh Finlayson and features guest appearances from Sarah Harmer, Mia Sheard, Peter Elkas, John Southworth and Bob Egan (Blue Rodeo, Wilco).
In October 2009, Jamieson released a stripped down version of 6 songs on an EP titled Courting Juniper produced by Byron Kent Wong.
In September 2010, Jamieson released a 14 track all-original album titled Staring Contest. The album features Samantha Parton (Be Good Tanyas), Anne Lindsay (Blue Rodeo) on violin, and fellow Vinyl Cafe band-mate John Sheard on piano. The final version of Staring Contest (remastered) was released in May 2011 with 11 tracks.
In 2012, in preparation for a Vinyl Cafe Christmas tour, Reid released a collection of winter-themed songs titled Songs for a Winter's Night.
Reid recorded and performed the song "Take Heart (Elbow Room) on the Cowboy Junkies present The Kennedy Suite. He performed the song live with Margo Timmins at the release at The Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto in November 2013.
In the fall of 2014 Reid released his first record with his wife Carolyn Victoria Mill titled Juniper's Kitchen.
In 2016 Reid released a tribute to Leonard Cohen titled Dear Leonard: The Cohen Collection. & covers plus an original, the title track, open letter to the man himself.
Jamieson also appears on