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Mostly, Joel Zifkin is known as a "sideman", if at all; especially with Kate and Anna McGarrigle and, Richard Thompson
The CD ? It consists of songs; experiments. Erratica perhaps. Hand made. Hear here.
Zifkin also used to write, sing, and play guitar and electric violin in a secret band called The Bliminals with Jody Golick and Pat Donaldson. They recorded some songs with Roma Baran for the CBC (Radio Canada) and did a number of live performances. Joel (Mr. Boy) has also written and performed music for film,theatre and has done some music production as well.
He still writes experiments with songs.
Primarily playing the electric violin, as well as some other instruments, Joel Zifkin has performed and /or recorded with the following artists:
Kate & Anna McGarrigle
Big Mama Thornton
Eddie Cleanhead Vinson
Townes Van Zandt
Big Moose Walker
The film "Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave"
The Harry Smith Project: The Anthology Of American Folk Music Revisited (Hal Willner)
Ravens & Chimes
Stephen Barry Band
The Chicago Blues All-Stars
Gogh Van Gogh
Mr. Boy and the Fabulous Colossals
Joel has Performed in: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, U.S.A.