These links will take you to John McGrails Singles available at Spotify and iTunes

These links will take you to The Headwhiz Consorts Singles at Spotify and iTunes

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The Headwhiz Consort Moderne Internationale

A throw back to The Consorts jazzier days featuring Jean-luc on his newly acquired EWI (electronic wind instrument)

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Tempting Hell

John McGrail

This is the first song I ever wrote that required 3 (count 'em ) capo's. Now that doesn't make it a good song. What it sounds like is important and I think it sounds good. How about you?

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Reap What We Sow

John McGrail

Cleveland based singer songwriter John McGrail has been writing music for the last 40 years and performing for over 35 of those years. His tastes are wide as is exemplified by the variety of artist with whom he has shared a stage. He has performed with or opened for Ellis Paul, the Irish group The Chieftains, East LA Tex-Mex group Las Cafeteras, The Cowboy Junkies, New Age artist Larkin, native American songwriter Bill Miller and political folk songwriter Dan Bern amongst others.

Categorized as a folk musician he accepts that and on some level even agrees, but his influences range far beyond that and they all contribute to the ‘folk’ music that he creates. Analysis of his tunes would find things like odd meters, Floydian textures, and the occasional stinging guitar solo. Then there are the lyrics... well there are those who have described him as the Dark Prince of Cleveland Folk.

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