The Glenn Marais band put on an amazing show with precision instrumentation, tight vocal harmonies and amazing groove based rockin’, blues, reggae and funk improvisation. When the band gets cooking, they call it catching a ride on the mojo train and audiences love the improvisation and spontaneity of their shows. The band features Glenn Marais on guitar, harmonica and lead vocals, Manny DeGrandis on Bass and vocals, Jeff Saulnier on Drums and vocalsand Jesse Karwat on keyboards and vocals.
Glenn Marais is a veteran of the Canadian Music scene, whose fierce guitar style, has been compared to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi Hendrix. His passionate vocals and dynamic stage presence lead his tight group through a vast repertoire of originals and covers. He is a gifted songwriter with an impressive track record; co–writer of the top ten single, “Everybody wants to be like you”, by Snow, a song that he received a Juno nomination and a Socan Number One award for and that is currently the fifth most played song in the history of Canadian Radio.
• The band’s video for their anti-bullying song, “Say my Name” has over2, 500 000 views on YOUTUBE
• Glenn came second in the 2006 Mix 99.9 Canadian Radio Star Contest, with his entry, “Don’t Let Your Love Go”
• In November 2005, Glenn flew to Africa to film a video for his song, “Like a Child” that debuted on Much More Music on Jan.30th/2006 and went to number one on Much More Music’s “Clip Trip” show.
• His song, “On the Shoulders of Giants” was selected by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Foundation to commemorate Nelson Mandela’s upcoming 90th birthday.