Here's What's Up ***

MOST RECENT: 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 icons 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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