The Rite of Balance

by J. Knutson

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released March 1, 2016

Recorded and mixed by J. Knutson and Rob Clements
Studio One, Pandora’s Box, and Whysteria Sound, Vancouver B.C.
Mastered by
Original Artwork; La Balance, Niina Chebry
Photos; Viki Jackson and J.K.
Graphics and Design; Devon Hemsworth

J.K.- vocals, elec. and acoustic guitars, bouzouki, bass, keyboards, percussion
Rob Clements- electric guitar 2,3(c) 4
Peter Orhnberger- keyboards 1,3,5,6, trumpet 6
Leanne Graber- vocals 1,2,3,4,5,6
Tegan Wahlgren- violin 2,3,4,6 vocals 2,3,4 6
Neil Homulos- drums 2,3(b),4,6, percussion 5
Ben Kelly- drums 3(c) 5
Peter Lepine- Acoustic bass 7, harmonica 5,7
William Ross- Acoustic bass 6
Kirin Lamb- flute and upright piano 6
Gabriel Dubreuil- violin 6
Maggie Zustovic- vocals 5
All music and lyrics J. Knutson
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J. Knutson Vancouver, British Columbia

Jay has recorded 7 full length solo albums, 2 E.P.'s and 2 albums with The Swamp Devils. He was a founding member of the seminal folk band "Spirit of the West" and went on to work with such Canadian luminaries as Connie Kaldor, Josée LaJoie, and Hart Rouge. He has been involved in the recording of over 50 albums, has won West Coast Music awards and been part of 5 Juno award winning projects. ... more

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