The Bullies of Basin St.
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The Bullies of Basin St.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada | AFM

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada | AFM
Band Jazz Folk


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"Roger Levesque"

"Bullies of Basin St. a fine addition to city scene."

"The most interesting part of DESOLATION RAG might be how Cramer and his crew take off in unexpected directions on some beyond-category tunes." - Edmonton Journal

"Bryan Birtles"

"Will Cramer is a man of many talents."

- Vueweekly

"Don Berner, A time for Jazz."

"Will Cramer is as accomplished as he is professional."

"He is a versatile master of styles and is outstanding in his field." - CKUA Radio


March 2008 release, DESOLATION RAG.
All original full length Album.
Radio airplay on CKUA, CJSR, CBC in Alberta.
For sale online at
June 2006 self titled 4 song debut EP.
Give away to fans and as a demo.



The Bullies of Basin St. have taken artisticly diverse roots such as Gypsy Swing, Tango, Ragtime and East European Folk Music and fused it all together to create their one of a kind sound. Led by Tenor Banjo player and trained Clown Will Cramer the Bullies explore early Jazz as a World Beat acoustic Music. With Violin virtuoso John Calverley's award winning sound, Tim Rutter's expert fingerstyle Guitar playing and Moni Mathew's hard driving approach to the acoustic bass they are turning heads and winning hearts everywhere they play!
Formed in 2006 after a tour to New Orleans, Will wanted a group that could span many musical styles while showcasing his banjo chops. The Bullies first full length Album DESOLATION RAG features 15 original tracks of melt in your mouth acoustic glory and has talented guest artists Don Berner on Sax, Jamie Philp on Guitar, Audrey Ochoa on Trombone and whiz kid Drummer Dr. John Newton as the beaver.