Luke Samuel Cox

Luke Samuel Cox

 Brampton, Ontario, CAN
BandFolkAdult Contemporary

Celtic/Folk originals with a "Bonham" back bone.

Biography

Luke Samuel Cox originates from Cox's Cove, Bay of Islands, Newfoundland, Canada. He started playing music very young. He was influenced by the music of Newfoundland which was predominently Irish/Scottish celtic music. He formed his first band at 14 and was the lead singer/drummer. At 17 he learned to play guitar and started to write songs. He has been playing music now for over 25 years and it is evident in his fluent finger style guitar and clear tenor vocals.

Luke founded the popular Kitchen Party Jam Sessions in Brampton in 2002. Though they did it every 2 weeks for over 6 years, there was always a packed house. The sessions are held every two weeks at THE PLACE in Brampton. The sessions have became so popular that even TV Ontario, The Toronto Star, The Toronto Sun, Rogers Cable and The Brampton Bulletin have all showed up to find out what the buzz is about.

Luke plays drums with The Kitchen Jam Crew, Islander and Celtic Powerhouse. You can find Islander and Celtic Powerhouse on youtube by doing a search on the same respectively.

ADRIFT

Album Description

This debut album from Luke Cox is a collection of musical short stories. The songs span a wide variety of styles from folk to country to rock to celtic. The songwriting is full of vivid imagery and the songs are full of musical hooks that will keep the listener humming for days. It is hard to tire of this CD due to the variety of musical styles. No two songs sound alike.

Discography

Luke has one full-length CD of all original music to his credit. This can be purchased online at Amazon.com or listen at CDBaby.com

Luke Samuel Cox - ADRIFT
Released Fall of 1998

"Wish I Could Stay" from ADRIFT released on "Downhomer Favourites Volume 2" compilation.

"Only If You Ask Me To" released worldwide on compilation by "Dogstar Music."

Family Sabatical - Four Beautiful Children

Luke has also worked in the studio in various capacities in support of some other artists:

- Rick McCue at Studio 92 in Toronto (fingerstyle guitar, banjo, drums, percussion and background vocals) on "Keeper of The Tide"

- Hurricane Mike Thompson at Erinwood Studios in Erin, Ontario (fingerstyle guitar).

- Derek Pilgrim at DPS Recordings (drums) on "709"

- Reggie O'Quinn and Roy Payne at DPS Recordings (drums and BG's on "Song for Stephenville"

Set List

Mostly original songs and traditional Jigs and Reels with a rock influence.
Sets are typically 45 minutes long.