ABOUT LYNN AND CLAYTON CHEECHOO
Lynn is an award winning vocalist, garnering a Juno nomination in 1985 for her work in Syren, receiving "Best Video" and "Top Vocal Duo" awards for the critically acclaimed LP "The One" (Casby, BMAC awards 1985.) "Lynn is best known for her richly woven melodies and soaring vocals reminiscent of Jennifer Holiday" wrote Liam Lacey -the Globe and Mail.
In Los Angeles she recorded with stellar musicians such as Robben Ford, Tom Scott and members of Third World on her compositions in the studio.
In 1993, Clayton joined Syren to play bass on "Wisdom of the Heart" cd and appeared in the "Let Them Live' video/cassette, a tribute to the Lubicon Cree in 1992.
In 1998, after moving north to raise their family, they continued composing and performing in First Nations Communities. In 1998, with the assistance of a Canada Council for the Arts grant they produced father James Cheechoo's historic fiddle cd "Shaycheeman, Traditional Jame Bay Fiddle," a collection of 3oo year old fiddle tunes.
"Red Willow Bending" was recorded in their home studio in Moose Factory. It showcases Lynn's soaring vocal stylings and compelling lyrics that evoke spirituality unity and social justice. The two are currently recording new material in their home studio and creating videos for their utube channel.