Monday, August 10, 2020

Watch: Live at the Carleton with Skin & Jones

The Halifax duo continues our special Facebook Live series

Halifax Presents returned to The Carleton for the second of our online music series as we welcomed the acoustic duo Skin & Jones on March 24.

With Paul Brushett on lead vocals and Thomas Majcan on guitar, Skin & Jones combines an eclectic mix of musical genres from Americana to funk, country to jazz, with influences from rock ‘n’ roll and rhythm and blues.

Majcan (Skin) is the duo’s guitarist whose technical prowess and a knack for arrangement holds it all together. Handling the majority of the vocals, Brushett (Jones) is known in some circles as “The Man of 10,000 Songs” given his uncanny ability to remember almost every song he has ever heard.

With over 70 years of combined experience, their chance meeting encouraged them to strike out together, playing a constant stream of pubs, clubs, and corporate events. The duo released their debut album Paper Thin in 2019, available on Apple Music and other digital platforms.

In this latest in our Live at The Carleton series, Skin & Jones performs some of their original work, and we go behind the music to find out more.

Want to know more about Skin & Jones? You can find them on Facebook.

Live at The Carleton with Skin & Jones

We were Live at The Carleton with special guests Skin & Jones.Combining the guitar virtuosity of Skin and the smooth vocals of Jones, Skin & Jones create a unique blend of acoustic music, combining elements of jazz, blues, folk, Maritime, country, and more. Their mix of originals and deep cut covers is a treat for the ears. You might call it folk. You might call it Americana. You could definitely call it Skin & Jones!Skin & Jones not only perform but we also chat with them to find out more about their music and career.Want to support Skin & Jones? You can "tip" them during the broadcast online at https://www.paypal.me/skinandjonesDuring this unprecedented time, we hope this will be an opportunity to not only enjoy a free concert from our local musicians but for us to connect as a community through the power of music.Please note that we will following the guidelines from the Nova Scotia Health Authority by ensuring only those necessary to facilitate the broadcast are at the venue and adhering to the recommended six-foot social distancing.We look forward to seeing you online.

Posted by Halifax Presents on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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