Wednesday 31 May 2023

Blue-in-Green:PODCAST #125: Emm Gryner & Michael Holmes

Welcome to Episode #125 of the Blue-in-Green:PODCAST which finds us in the company of Canadian vocalist Emm Gryner and songwriter Michael Holmes.

Gryner's phenomenal credentials over the course of her 20+ year career have led to some incredible high points - an extensive array of solo album releases, a member of variety of super group projects including Trent Severn, Hot One, Trapper and The Cake Sale, a published author and a key collaborator for a variety of iconic artists as diverse as David Bowie, Def Leppard and Rob Zombie.

For new album release 'Business & Pleasure' - released through Légère Recordings - Emm Gryner partners with husband, songwriter and poet Michael Holmes to turn her affections to the beloved musical stylings of the late-70s/early-80s genre of yacht rock paying homage to revered names including The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan.  

In this episode, Emm and Michael discuss the making of the new album, some of the project's influences and key collaborators, along with the unwavering search for... Michael McDonald.

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