The Blue Lane is a Halifax-based “Jazz Rock” trio that creates a fusion of rockabilly, jazz, blues, indie rock and pop music. The Blue Lane has a unique sound, weaving sultry vocals, intricate harmonies, jazzy guitar shreds and passionately thick beats.
On June 8, 2018, The Blue Lane released their first full length double concept album “Blue Land (Solar/Lunar)." The Blue Lane presented a "dual single drop" in honour of the album's theme of duality, “Dance Hall” (Solar) and “Django’s Cabaret” (Lunar). "Blue Land (Solar/Lunar)" is nominated for Music Nova Scotia's 2018 "Jazz Recording of the Year. "The Blue Lane have proven themselves experts at imagery with this record. From the lyrical content to the instrumentals, each aspect of the songs adds to the overall magical quality this album possesses." - Maggie Mclean, The East Mag, Sept 24. 2018
In 2017, The Blue Lane released their 2nd EP “Blind.” The five song EP was awarded Music Nova Scotia’s "Jazz Recording of the Year." “Blind” includes the rhythmic jazzy adventures of “In the Groove” and “Annie” a classic number with a retro vibe. The title track “Blind” is featured in the upcoming film “Every 21 Seconds” (Directed by Kuba Luczkiewicz) along with The Blue Lane’s 2015 debut single “I’ll See You When.”
The Blue Lane dropped their debut EP “The Blue Lane” in early 2016. The EP features songs such as “Creepy Danger,” the hot jazz jam, “I’ll See You When” and the sultry ballad “Walking Into Yesterday.” ”It’s a great great tune, really immerses yourself in the music.” - Canadian Music Radio, Michael Raine (Feb 02, 2016 on Walking Into Yesterday).
Since 2015, ECMA award winning artist Rachael Henderson (lead vocals/bass), Morgan Alexander Cruickshank (guitar/vocals), and “The Machine” A.K.A Connor Booth (drums/vocals) have been writing and performing genre-blending original music.
Take a ride with The Blue Lane: www.thebluelane.ca
Musical influences include: Billie Holiday, Django Reinhardt, Les Paul & Mary Ford, George Benson, The Stray Cats, Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin.