Jeff Heisholt

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Jeff Heisholt
Born (1975-07-28) July 28, 1975 (age 41)
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Genres Rock n roll
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Keyboards, vocals, guitar, accordion
Associated acts The Trews, Burt Neilson Band, Peter Elkas, Little Foot Long Foot, The Coppertone, Tim Chaisson, The Skydiggers

Jeffrey Thoralf Heisholt (born July 28, 1975 in Thunder Bay, Ontario) is a Canadian keyboardist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer. In 1996 he formed Burt Neilson Band, with whom he co-wrote and released four records, toured Canada twenty times, played more than 1000 shows and became a staple of the Canadian jamband community.[1] Since 2004, he has played across the country with soul-rocker Peter Elkas[2] and contributed to Elkas's second album, the Charlie Sexton produced Wall of Fire. In early 2008, Heisholt joined the touring line-up of Canadian rock band The Trews[3] and spent most of 2008, 2009 and 2010 on the road with the band promoting their albums No Time for Later and Friends and Total Strangers. Peter Elkas (Repeat Offender) and The Trews (Hope & Ruin) released and supported of new records in 2011.

In 2012, Jeff joined Toronto trio Little Foot Long Foot, writing and producing their 2013 single "Bridge Concerns". In 2013, Jeff also joined the touring lineup of Canadian roots-rock veterans, Skydiggers.

Jeff's mother, Donna Heisholt, is a well known Thunder Bay-based visual artist.[4]

Discography[edit]

Julian
  • 1994: Julian ep
  • 1998: Pinstripe Pop
Burt Neilson Band
  • 1998: Burt Neilson Band
  • 2000: Orange Shag Carpet
  • 2001: Five Alive
  • 2004: By the Door[5]
Carrie Catherine
  • 2008: Green Eyed Soul
Steven Elmo Murphy
  • 2004: Friends and I
  • 2006: Open For Business
  • 2012: Demon Nights
Peter Elkas
Sean MacDonald & The Astronauts
  • 2008: Pink Noise – (track – Please take me off your list)
Trevor Howard
  • 2007: The Healing Sessions
The Ragged Bankers
  • 2012: The Ragged Bankers
The Trews
  • 2009: The Trews Acoustic – Friends and Total Strangers CD
  • 2009: The Trews Acoustic – Friends and Total Strangers DVD
  • 2010: Highway of Heroes (single)
  • 2011: Hope & Ruin
  • 2012: Thank You and I'm Sorry
  • 2014: The Trews
Mark Crissinger and the Bluebudzz
  • 2009: Fear No Journey
  • 2011: Raw Umber
  • 2013: Terra Nova
w/ John-Angus MacDonald
  • 2010: Song For Africa – Rwanda: Rises Up – Yearning
Garth Hudson w/ The Trews
  • 2010: Garth Hudson Presents a Canadian Celebration of The Band! – Move to Japan
Dearly Beloved
  • 2012: Hawk vs Pigeon – (World Series of Fedoras & Lizard Fight)
Karyn Ellis
  • 2013: More Than a Hero
Skydiggers
  • 2013: No.1 Northern
Poor Young Things
  • 2013: The Heart. The Head. The End.
Molly Thomason
  • 2014: Columbus Field
Meredith Shaw
  • 2014: Hardest Goodbye
Jerry Leger
  • 2014: Early Riser
The Meds
  • 2014: South America
The Honeyrunners
  • 2014: EP 2
The Kerouacs
  • 2014: The Kerouacs
The Once
  • 2014: Departures
Little Foot Long Foot
  • 2014: Woman
Tim Chaisson
  • 2015: Lost In Light

As producer[edit]

Poor Young Things
  • 2011: Get Thorny 3 – Easy
Little Foot Long Foot
  • 2013: Bridge Concerns – Single
Mark Crissinger
  • 2013: Terra Nova

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tarantino, Robert (April 2003). "The Boys are Back in Town". The McGill Daily. Archived from the original on May 6, 2003. Retrieved 2007-04-30. 
  2. ^ Whibbs, Shannon (February 28, 2007). "Peter Elkas Takes A Team Approach These Days". chartattack.com. Retrieved 2007-04-30. 
  3. ^ Saxberg, Lynn (May 30, 2008). "Trews forget to relax and enjoy groove". Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 2008-05-30. 
  4. ^ Lee, Jackson (June 2008). "Giant hearts, giant appetites". The Chronicle Journal. Retrieved 2008-07-21. [dead link]
  5. ^ Shapiro, Shain (April 2003). "BURT NEILSON IS BACK WITH A NEW CD & SOUND". Jambase.com. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 

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