Alec Fraser Jr. (Jeff Healey, Bo Diddley) has released a debut solo album
Multi-award-winning producer/musician Alec Fraser Jr. has, at long last, released his first solo recording, On The Wings of the Wind. As a bassist, he has toured internationally and worked with many world-class artists like Jeff Healey and Bo Diddley. As a producer and bassist, his work has garnered 23 awards to date, including three Junos, two WC Handy awards, and multiple Maple Blues awards for bass playing and production.
Though primarily known as a blues musician, Alec’s new release showcases his stunning lyrics and vocal ability, in addition to his accomplished bass playing. Fans of folk, singer-songwriter, and roots music will enjoy On The Wings of the Wind, a record with depth and brave musical directions.
Fourteen years ago Alec started developing the Circus Bass, an upright bass with seven drum sounds attached, played with his hands and a brush. Tracks 5, 6, and 11 are demonstrations of this invention.
“This first solo release is a result of the global pandemic and having the time to write my own songs with the influences I’ve had from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean,” Alec said. “It’s also exciting for me to have musicians I’ve recorded play on my record”.