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MOST RECENT: "Underneath An Autumn Sky" has been added to Jim's YouTube Channel. This is a live version of the song which appears on the 2008 CD/Digital release entitled "The Transcendent Sky"

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A live studio version of Jim's song "The End of Summer" has been added to Jim's YouTube Channel. This song appears on Jim's 2018 CD/Digital release entitled "Lover of Life". The above YouTube icon will carry you there.

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"One Day", a reflective song from Jim's 2013 CD/Digital release has been added to Jim's YouTube Channel. The above icon will take you there.

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"Rhythm of the Rain" has been added to Jim's YouTube Channel. This guitar instrumental appears on Jim's 2008 CD/Digital release entitled "The Transcendent Sky". Click on the appropriate above icon to get there.

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Forest Choir Music is pleased to have uploaded the guitar instrumental "A Clearing Sky" unto Jim's Jango Radio (Radio Airplay) Channel. Click on the icon above to listen. This piece can be found on Jim's 2018 CD/Digital release entitled "Lover of Life".

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"An Arctic Wind", perhaps best described as a soundscape, has been added to Jim's YouTube Channel. The work can be found on the 2010 CD/Digital release "Image and Reflection"

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Forest Choir Music is pleased to have uploaded another video unto Jim's YouTube 'Radio Archives' series. Iconic radio broadcaster Andy Donnelly presents his very first solo broadcast and first interview on a CJSR program entitled 'In the Tradition'. Jim is his guest, where he discusses the release of his first LP "On Nature's Edge".

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A video has been added to Jim's YouTube 'Radio Archives Playlist'. CKUA Dec. 1986, features a listen to a couple of early recordings, "Of Home" and "I've Got This Song", and a conversation with Colin MacLean, as well as an introduction to the segment by the late Tommy Banks. The YouTube icon above will take you there.

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Forest Choir Music is pleased to have uploaded Jim's uplifting song "Lover Of Life" to his YouTube Channel (icon above). The performance is a live studio version of this song which is the title track to a 2019 CD/Digital release.

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A live concert version of Jim's song "Angels Behold" is now on Jim's YouTube Channel (icon above). This is the title track on Jim's 2013 CD/Digital release. We hope the song might provide some comfort during these trying times.

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A live concert version of Jim's song "Where the Bay Meets Jungle" has been uploaded to Jim's YouTube Channel (icon above). This song appears on Jim's 2008 CD/Digital release "The Transcendent Sky". It will most definitely put you in a peaceful, untroubled space in this somewhat troubled time.

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We can all use some hope and faith in the renewal the coming of spring brings to us, especially at this time. Forest Choir Music is pleased to have uploaded unto Jim's YouTube Channel (icon above), a live solo studio version of the song "Willow Leaf Unfolding', just to help our spirits along. "Willow Leaf Unfolding" can also be heard on Jim's CD/Digital release "Some Kind of Divine Cycle".

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An abridged, live version of "The End of Summer" is now available for viewing on Jim's YouTube Channel (icon above). Jamie Philp and John Towill join Jim on electric guitar and bass, respectively. You can hear the studio recorded take on Jim's CD/Digital release "Lover of Life". 

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Forest Choir Music is pleased to have uploaded the song "Let Us Dance", from Jim's CD/digital release "Some Kind of Divine Cycle unto Jim's Radio Airplay Channel (icon above). The instrumentation includes John Towill on fretless bass and didjeridu, Jamie Philp on guitar synthesizer, and Jim on charango, Appalachian dulcimer, Chapman Stick, percussion and vocals.

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Forest Choir Music is pleased to have uploaded two new videos to Jim's YouTube channel (click icon above). The songs are "Inlet - The North - Quebec", from the 2013 release "Angels Behold", and "Still to be Dreamed", from the 2018 release "Lover of Life".

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A live trio version of "Still to be Dreamed" has been uploaded to Jim's YouTube channel. The YouTube icon just above will take you there.

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"Waves Of Beauty" from Jim's 1988 LP and subsequent 2009 reissue on CD, has been added to Jim's YouTube channel.

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"Waves Of Beauty", a song on Jim's 1988 LP and subsequent 2009 reissue on CD, has been added to Jim's YouTube channel. Click the icon above to take you there. This is a live studio solo version of the song, recorded in April of 2019, that captures the vastness and beauty of the Canadian landscape. And, in conjunction with this offering, the band version from the aforementioned recordings, has been uploaded to Jim's Radio Airplay (Jango Radio) channel. Again, the link above will lead you there.

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"A live studio take of Jim's song "You Point Out a Constellation" has been added to Jim's YouTube channel for your viewing pleasure. A recorded version can be found on Jim's 1995 CD release "Some Kind of Divine Cycle".

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"That Pounding In My Brain" from Jim's 2019 CD release "I've Got This Song" has been uploaded to Jim's YouTube channel. It's best described as a 'jazz swing protest song'. The YouTube icon above will take you there.

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A live studio version of Jim's song "Meaning is Elusive" has been uploaded to Jim's YouTube channel. A recorded version of this song can be found on the 2018 CD release, "Lover of Life". The YouTube icon above will take you there.

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A live studio version of Jim's song "Still to be Dreamed" has been uploaded to Jim's YouTube channel. A recorded version of this song can be found on the 2018 CD release, "Lover of Life". The YouTube icon above will take you there.

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 The song "The Leaves are Turning, Turning" from Jim's 2019 release, "I've Got This Song" has been uploaded to Jim's Jango Radio Airplay channel. Jim is heard on dulcimer, bandura and vocals. Cheryl Berkowitz joins him on cello. The song is best described as a reflection on autumn. Click the 'j' icon above to listen.

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 A solo studio performance of "An Ecstasy That's Never Ceasing" is now uploaded to Jim's YouTube Channel. Click on the above YouTube icon to watch.

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The instrumental, "Through Eloquent Light" from Jim's 2019 release, "I've Got This Song" has been uploaded to Jim's Jango Radio Airplay channel. Jim is heard on 12 string guitar and vocals, while bandmates Jamie Philp and Jim Ross respectively provide guitar synthesizer and percussion. Click on the 'J' icon above to listen.

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Jim appears as a guest on CKUA's 'The Celtic Show' hosted by Andy Donnelly. Listen to the entire segment on Jim's YouTube channel by clicking on the above YouTube icon. The program originally aired in April of 2019.

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A live studio version of the title song from Jim's latest CD release, "I've Got This Song" has been uploaded to Jim's YouTube and Jango Radio channels

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Jim and bandmates Jamie Philp and John Towill were recently in the CKUA recording studios to perform and video three songs which will be featured on CKUA's website, and on Andy Donnelly's The Celtic Show later in the month of April, 2019. Amongst the songs recorded; "I've Got This Song" from Jim's latest release of the same title. Check out the 'Photos' section for a view of the session.

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A new release entitled "I've Got This Song" is here! Check it out by clicking 'Latest Release'. It is now available locally (Edmonton/Calgary) at Blackbyrd Myoosik, The Grammophone and Revolver, and digitally on iTunes, CdBaby, Amazon, Spotify, Google Play, etc. The above icon will lead you there.

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"One Day" from Jim's 2013 CD release "The Transcendent Sky" has been uploaded to Jim's Jango Radio Airplay channel. Click on the furthest left icon above to listen. And, a new Serediak release is headed to the presses! Watch out for it early April.

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  "Lover of Life" CD appears in the music magazine 'Penguin Eggs' on a list of Andy Donnelly's '2018 Albums of the Year'. Andy is a decades long host of CKUA Radio's 'The Celtic Show' as well as a host on countless music festival stages. See the entire list, and the 'Penguin Eggs' cover in the 'Archive Section'.

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"Lover of Life" made the nomination list as one of CKUA Radio's Essential Recordings of 2018! 

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 "Meaning is Elusive" from Jim's latest CD release "Lover of Life" has been uploaded to Jim's Jango Radio Airplay channel. Click on the furthest left icon above to listen. And, a live performance of the song "Living On" has been uploaded to Jim's YouTube channel which may be accessed by the above YouTube icon.

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Jim is pleased to announce the  release of his sixth CD "Lover of Life". If one includes all CD, LP and cassette recordings, then this is actually release number 13. Digital CD and single song purchases are now available via iTunes, Amazon, cdBaby, etc. Physical copies can also be purchased through these distributors. Go to the' Music Page' for a list of all available recordings and a direct link to iTunes. Other purchase option links are listed above.

If you happen to live close to Edmonton or Calgary, the "Lover of Life" CD, as well as other Serediak CDs, are available at Blackbyrd Myoozik, The Gramophone and Revolver (Boonie Doon and Westmount).

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It is also a pleasure to inform you that "Lover of Life" has made CKUA's Top 30 Chart thanks to the wonderful support of the likes of Monica Miller (How I Hear It),  Tom Coxworth (Folk Routes) and Baba (Mid-Morning Mojo). Thanks to all at ckua.com (world wide radio).

"It's a Beautiful Day" from the "Lover of Life" CD  aired on CBC's 'Key of A' Saturday, Dec. 2nd on CBC 1. "Angels Behold" from Jim's CD of the same name aired on the same CBC program on Saturday, Dec. 23rd. Thank you, Katherine Duncan. 

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"Lover of Life" video has been added to the 'Video Page'.

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Edmonton based 'Cups N Cakes' music podcast feature the guitar instrumental "Night Tide", from "Lover of Life" on their 101st episode.  Listen here:   https://www.cupsncakespod.com/episodes/2018/1/28/episode-101-real-deal-safety  

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"Lover of Life" was #11 on CJSR's Top 30 the week of Dec. 12th. Thanks CJSR and Chad Brunet.

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A video featuring "Night Tide" from the recent CD release "Lover of Life" has been uploaded to the 'Video Page' and to Jim's YouTube channel.

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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Jim's first LP release "On Nature's Edge", Forest Choir Music is pleased to be offering its free digital download until July 1st. You can find it here:    https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/jimserediak3.

Further in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the release of "On Nature's Edge", a YouTube video featuring a song off of that recording entitled "The Stars are all Trailing" has been uploaded. Listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BA8Cnrc76J8.  The song has also been added to Jim's Jango Radio Channel http://www.jango.com/music/Jim+Serediak?page=1.

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A video featuring "It's a Beautiful Day" from the recent CD release "Lover of Life" has been uploaded to Jim's YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOZGWoDex9o

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The 'Photo' section has added a couple of photos from two recent performances, March 5th and 25th at Edmonton's Gracious Goods. Additionally, video clips of "It's the End of Summer", "Where the Bay Meets Jungle" and "Still to be Dreamed" from those evenings may be viewed by visiting Jim Serediak Facebook Music.

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"See You on the Other Side" from the CD release "Lover of Life"  and "You Point Out a Constellation" from the "Some Kind of Divine Cycle" release have been uploaded to Jim's Radio Airplay channel. Click on the Jango Radio icon above to listen.

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A video featuring "On Nature's Edge" from the CD release of the same title has been uploaded to Jim's YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3J1ZLlLR9cc

                                                                                                  

 

 

 

                                                                                                 

 

 

 

                                                           

 

 

                                                                                                

 

 

                                                                                           

 

                                                                                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                        

 

 

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