Maureen Kellar-Kirby is a musician, song-writer and published author of the book "Go Back Jack" which contains many of the original song lyrics that she performs, mostly New Orleans type blues.
Maureen Kellar-Kirby, song writer, keyboard musician and guitar player, now primarily an LRT busker, sometimes in tandem with her friend Yvonne Duncan. Music has been a life long pursuit for her since childhood. She jammed with the band Point Blank in San Francisco in 1973 where she enjoyed long talks with musician Billy Moon about his old friend Jimi Hendrix. Music producer Daniel Lanois helped her to record some of her original songs in 1974 in his first recording studio in Ancaster, Ontario. In the 1980's and 1990's she sat in with visiting Chicago blues musicians at the legendary King Edward Hotel and played keyboards in various local bands. 1995 to 2019 she played and still plays guitar for children in daycares and schools. Recently also, she has recorded more originals with Kuba Suttles at Bowtown Music Studios in Calgary and since publishing her book in 2018 she has enjoyed busking locally in Calgary.
Art type: Live Music
Music type: Original Music
What this Artist plays most of the time
Genre: BluesClassic RockFolk
Home base: Calgary, Alberta
Appeals most (but not limited) to: Senior Busker - blues, 60's rock