“They really hit their stride exploring the poignancy of Skip James “Hard Time Killin Floor”
- Frank John Hadley
DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE – Feb. 2015
Toronto’s Jazz FM 91.1 names Blues Stories as Blues Album of the Year!
Just as Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley have finished their second full length album at Euphonic Sound, last years Blues Stories and this years soon to be released Gospel Blues album, the critical recognition for Blues Stories continues to roll in. And both Diana and Chris received nominations at this years Maple Blues Awards.
2015 – Diana Braithwaite nominated – BLUES WITH A FEELING AWARD – Maple Blues Awards – Canada
2015 – Chris Whiteley nominated – Best Horn Player -Maple Blues Awards- Canada
Diana and Chris’s band on Blues Stories includes Vince Maccarone on drums, Jesse Whiteley on Piano, Terry Wilkins Upright Bass. The new album brings back Vince on drums, Gary Kendall on electric bass, and John Sheard on Organ.