Jordan is a hard-working singer/songwriter, is a masterful storyteller writing songs about life and love with pathos and humour in an upbeat Folk/Americana style. He sustains a busy touring schedule throughout Canada in support of his sophomore album ‘Old State Of Mind’(nominated for Music Nova Scotia award for best Americana album of the year). Drawing on his own life experiences he writes relatable songs of love, loss and the human condition. A dynamic performer, Jordan moves the audience from laughter to tears and back again. His first album ‘The Pitch’ (released in the fall of 2014) was nominated for 2 Music Nova Scotia awards. He has toured across Canada many times playing his songs solo, with his band, with the Cape Breton Summertime Revue and Tis The Season.
“JORDAN MUSYCSYN is a great musician and a great storyteller”
Alan Doyle, GREAT BIG SEA
To say pride is bursting at this honour being bestowed on our Rita is an understatement. We, along with all who worked with Rita, or loved her music or gifted to call her a friend are very excited to see this happen to such a deserving talented soul. Thank you Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame and the East Coast Music Association (ECMA) for making this a reality.Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and ECMA, are thrilled to announce Rita MacNeil, First Lady of Cape Breton, will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame during the 2021 East Coast Music Awards.
Today, on the anniversary of her untimely passing, MacNeil’s legacy will be indelibly remembered with a permanent place in the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame at the National Music Centre in Calgary. A special tribute is planned for the 2021 East Coast Music Awards Show on Thursday, May 6, taking place in the songwriter’s hometown of Cape Breton, NS. The induction presentation will include a musical tribute performed by a cast of former bandmates, friends and more.
“We’re thrilled to partner with the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame to honour the tremendous legacy of Rita MacNeil,” said ECMA CEO Andy McLean. “As we celebrate the best of today’s East Coast artists, it’s also important to look back and recognize the impact that songwriters like Rita had on our region and its history. She was a phenomenal talent who represented the very best of our East Coast music community, and we’re very proud to be a part of her induction into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.”