Heather Blush

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Heather Blush
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Heather Blush performing on Canada Day 2007 at Prince's Island Park in Calgary, Alberta
Background information
Origin Canada
Genres Jazz, blues
Years active 2005-
Labels Stubborn Penguin Music
Associated acts Triple "S", The Uppercuts
Website HeatherBlush.com

Heather Blush is a Canadian jazz and blues singer based in Calgary.[1][2][3] She normally performs with her band The Uppercuts, who are Steve Hazlett (drums) and Dale Ulan (upright bass); under the name Heather Blush and the Uppercuts.[1] According to Kelly Doody of the Calgary Sun, her voice was described as a mix of Joni Mitchell and Norah Jones.[1]

Blush was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and grew up in different small towns in the province. She studied to be a music therapist in Florida.[2] She then came to Calgary, Alberta where she recorded her first album in 2005,[4] titled First Blush, with producer Dan Donahue in Winnipeg, before forming 'Heather Blush and Triple S', the name of her band before Stu Davies (lead guitarist) left the band in 2007. Shane Sutherland played upright bass with The Uppercuts until 2010.

Her second album is Vice (2008),[4] and her third album is Versa (2009, meant as part 2 of the Vice album);.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Doody, Kelly (2008-07-16). "Calgary singer-songwriter Heather Blush has released a new CD with The Uppercuts". Calgary Sun. Canoe Inc. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  2. ^ a b Wardle, Mary-Lynn (2006-03-23). "How the West was sung: Alberta musicians join forces for unique songwriting series". Fast Forward Weekly. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  3. ^ Jameson, Melissa (2008-09-15). "Sassin’ it up with Heather Blush". Revelstoke Times Review. Retrieved 2008-09-16. [dead link]
  4. ^ a b Heather Blush at AllMusic; last accessed 2007-07-16

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