Guitar plucker, Jack Semple

Jack Semple has played everywhere from the Vancouver to the Montreaux Jazz Festivals. He has worked for CBC radio and TV, won a Juno Award, and shared the stage with a wide range of top artists from Martha Reeves, to k.d. lang and Ronnie Hawkins. In 1992 he was the national winner of the Much Music “Guitar Wars” competition. Jack has recorded extensively and recently won a Western Canadian Music Award for his acoustic CD “Qu’Appelle”. Heralded as a blues guitar virtuoso, he is also an acclaimed composer and has many movie scores and television themes to his credit, including the film Guitarman, in which he also played the title role. Born and raised in Saskatchewan, Jack loves the prairies. Regina is where he chooses to make his home and as serendipity would have it, that’s where he met two neat guys named Ed and Steve.