Mae Moore
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Mae Moore


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Mae Moore @ The Banff Centre

Banff, Alberta, Canada

Banff, Alberta, Canada

Mae Moore @ The Nickelodeon Folk Club at Crescent Heights Communtiy Centre

Cagary, Alberta, Canada

Cagary, Alberta, Canada

Mae Moore @ Dream Cafe

Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Penticton, British Columbia, Canada



"Though Moore’s greatest skill is at writing a simple folk tune, she also explores a jazz side ... that keeps up with the Joneses — both Norah and Rickie Lee." - No Depression-Charles Cross

On nine original compositions (including two instrumental guitar duets) and two covers, Mae Moore and Lester Quitzau bring energy and intimacy as well as pro-digious talents to their first joint CD. Quitzau’s appealing baritone, well-suited to bluesy numbers like “Troubled Ways,” and understated guitar and Dobro are a perfect match for the control, range, and versatil-ity of Moore’s lustrous vocals, which, especially on “Stepping Through Fire,” bring Joni Mitchell to mind. Moore and Quitzau have made solo CDs of their own, but together they have something special. The vocal harmonies and sensitive guitar fills are downright exquisite on “Here and Gone,” Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan’s “Hold On,” and the bluesy version of Jimi Hendrix’s “Little Wing,” where Quitzau’s slide really soars. (Poetical License, - CELINE KEATING - ACOUSTIC GUITAR MAGAZINE

"...truth and understanding with elegant acoustic guitar tracks." - JAS OBRECHT

"No competition. The award for Best Acoustic folk performance goes to Mae Moore." - ACOUSTIC GUITAR MAGAZINE


Oceanview Motel-Epic/Sony 1990
Bohemia-Epic/Sony 1992
Dragonfly-Epic/Sony 1995
Collected Works 1989-1999 -Epic/Sony 1999
Funny World-Paras Recordings 2000
Oh My!-independent 2002
Folklore- released 2011



Mae Moore

Blessed with an artist’s eye, Mae Moore writes songs that evoke connection to place and to the personal. She has been writing for over thirty-five years, and her songs have been heard in major movie
soundtracks, hit television shows and all over the radio. With two Juno nominations, two Socan awards and many chart successes, Mae has forged a career that has found her sharing stages with Sarah McLachlan John Hiatt, Marianne Faithfull, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Richard Thompson and other folk/rock luminaries.

“...puts the emphasis on songwriting and turns out potential singles.”
The Globe and Mail

“...truth and understanding with elegant acoustic guitar tracks.”
Guitar Player magazine
“ Mae Moore soothingly caresses you, slowly seduces you in an engaging
aural atmosphere.” The Irish Voice

In 2002, Mae married roots musician, Lester Quitzau and together they recorded “Oh My!”, an acoustic gem that garnered them a West Coast Music Award nomination.( “...downright exquisite.” ~Acoustic Guitar magazine)

Since then, Mae has helped to nurture other songwriters and ran Red
Cedar Songwriter Camp from 2005-2009. She is also active as a visual artist, painting and selling her Canadian landscape works.

Most recently, Mae has been back in the recording studio working again with Joby Baker (Alex Cuba, Cowboy Junkies, The Bills. Folklore will be released in 2011.