Harry Manx

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Harry Manx is a Canadian musician who blends blues, folk music, and Hindustani classical music. His official website describes his music as being a "blend Indian folk melodies with slide guitar blues, add a sprinkle of gospel and some compelling grooves and you'll get Manx's unique "mysticssippi" flavour." Manx plays the slide guitar, harmonica, six-string banjo, mohan veena and Ellis stomp box. He studied for five years in India with Vishwa Mohan Bhatt. Bhatt is the inventor of the 20-stringed mohan veena, which has become Manx's signature instrument. He has released twelve albums in twelve years, and has his own record label "Dog My Cats Records". He has received much recognition and many awards, including: seven Maple Blues Awards, six Juno nominations, the Canadian Folk Music Award in 2005 for Best Solo Artist, and CBC Radio’s “Great Canadian Blues Award” in 2007.

Manx was a nominee in the 8th Annual Independent Music Awards for his cover of Bruce Springsteen's "I'm on Fire".

Manx is a longtime collaborator with Canadian guitarist Kevin Breit and Australian keyboardist Clayton Doley.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 Dog My Cat Harry Manx 1
2002 Wise and Otherwise Harry Manx 1
2003 Jubilee Harry Manx and Kevin Breit 1
2004 West Eats Meet Harry Manx 1
2005 Mantras for Madmen Harry Manx 1
2007 In Good We Trust Harry Manx and Kevin Breit 1
2009 Bread and Buddha Harry Manx 1
2011 Strictly Whatever Harry Manx & Kevin Breit 1
2012 You Are the Music of My Silence Hans Christian & Harry Manx 1
2013 Om Suite Ohm Harry Manx 1
2015 20 Strings and the Truth Harry Manx 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 Isle of Manx: The Desert Island Collection Harry Manx 2

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 Road Ragas: Live Harry Manx 1
2007 Live at the Glenn Gould Studio Harry Manx & Friends 1

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