Jura Road

Jura Road

Biography

A four piece indie rock band, of long musical associations and their beginnings going back to late-night backyard bonfire jams. Having held down a number of house gigs in and around Victoria BC. The band has performed in many genres from Latin, Jazz, African, Classic Rock and Celtic.

Jura Rd love to Jam, stretch and create a song on the fly. `Now is the time` is the band philosophy. Enjoy the moment when the music begins to play.

Shows

No upcoming shows

Music

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Is it With You (Live off the floor)
Thundertide (Live off the floor)
Colleen (Live off the floor)
On my Mind (Live off the floor)

Roster

Jay Bennet

Mike Lefebvre

Mike began playing guitar at the early age of nine.After high school he moved to London England, to study classical guitar. A short time later he began his first performances in pubs and wine bars and became a regular patron of Ronnie Scotts Soho Jazz club, Listening to many of the greats: Sonny Rollins, Joe Pass,Rahson Rolland Kirk, Stephan Grappelli. On returning back to Canada Mike enrolled into Jazz studies at Grant Mcwean College.

Encouraged after a lesson with Juno award winning guitarist Brian Hughes He registered into the Berklee College of Music in Boston MA. This was in the Summer of 1980, Boston was a hot bed of young virtuoso guitarist, such as Kevin Eubanks, Mick Goodrick, Bill Frizell, Mike Stern,and Pat Metheny.

Mike was now spending equal time between classes and listening to all these guitarist in thrown together bands playing their hearts out on mostly original songs. On one of those evenings in a club called Harpo's Mike met Guitarist Pat Metheny, meeting the ...
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Michel Leclerc

Michel Started to play bass when he was 13 years old and at age 15 started to play in local clubs around his home town of Levis across the St Lauence River from Quebec City. Moved to Montreal in 1981 after a 1.5 year stay in Staten Island NYC and and five years prior spent between Quebec City where he played with Spikes a Heavy Rock super group playing throughout the province of Quebec and also as a backup musician for French Canadian signer Frederic as a member of The Crowbars and Montreal where he played with local legends The Debutantes and as a member of the James Morison Blues Band.

So in Montreal in the Eighties he played with  The Gangsters of Love, Passion & Shakedown the later two being very successful Top 40 A­rooms bands traveling across Canada and playing 48 weeks average per years. Then after a relocation to Lac Megantic Qc. In the late 80's and being part of few musical project...
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Steven Worland