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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: March 1, 1963

Big Rude Jake is a songwriter and musician, and a kind of legend on the Canadian music scene.

His passion for classic Americana and his talent for writing compelling lyrics has resulted in five very powerful, highly original albums for a loyal fan base around the world.

As a craftsman of song, Jake has been favorably compared to Ry Cooder, thanks to the deft way in which he experiments with a number of styles, mixing blues, ragtime, jump, jazz and rock together.  As a lyricist, Jake has been aligned with such noted luminaries as Noel Coward, Jaques Brell, Berthold Brecht, Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits.  Some have suggested that his voice is reminiscent of Willie Nelson when he’s crooning, and Howlin’ Wolf when he’s shouting, which is often....
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Music

Quicksand

Self Produced
2009
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    Quicksand

    Screwgun Records
    2009
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    Brooklyn Blue

    Screwgun Records
    2004
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    Live Faust Die Jung

    Screwgun Records
    2002
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    Suzette

    Screwgun Records
    1999
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    Queer For Cat

    Screwgun Records
    1999
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    Blue Pariah

    Screwgun Records
    1996
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    Butane Fumes & Bad Cologne

    Screwgun Records
    1993
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