Brian Kinney

Location:
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada

Music Creator:
Musician

Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar, Mandolin, mando-cello

Music Styles:
Blues, Jazz, Celtic, Bluegrass, Country


https://www.nmblive.com/jazz-mandolin
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Brian Kinney

has added Buzz Hummer as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM


has added a Midnight Ridervideo

Midnight Rider

Hello friends. This is my latest Youtube video. It's a cover of a wonderful Greg Allman song called Midnight Rider. I have been wanting to try and do better videos however I grab moments that I can an...
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Posted on Wed., Jul. 29, 2015 - 11:47 AM


 

Brilliant..loved it.

Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 - 3:33 AM

Brian Kinney

has added Josep as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Jul. 22, 2015 - 2:21 PM


Hi everybody. Right now I'm #1 in ReverbNation's Toronto market in the instrumental category and #3 for the same in Canada. Some you guys who know the music business, is this a good thing and how would use it to leverage myself forward. I am clueless to this business.
Posted on Tue., Jul. 14, 2015 - 2:24 PM


Brian Kinney

has added P1CKY B5 as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Jun. 22, 2015 - 11:19 AM


Brian Kinney

has added P1CKY B5 as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Jun. 22, 2015 - 11:19 AM


Brian Kinney

has added P1CKY B5 as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Jun. 22, 2015 - 11:19 AM


Brian Kinney

has added Songwriter Series as a friend.
Posted on Sun., Jun. 21, 2015 - 8:01 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Rita Maye as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Jun. 18, 2015 - 9:15 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Rita Maye as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Jun. 18, 2015 - 9:15 PM


Brian Kinney

has added aka Popa G as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Jun. 18, 2015 - 5:59 PM


 

Thank you my friend...Cheers!!

Thu., Jun. 18, 2015 - 6:12 PM

Brian Kinney

has added Christopher Carrion as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Jun. 18, 2015 - 11:36 AM


has added a You Can't Always Get What You Wantvideo

You Can't Always Get What You Want

My cover of a Rolling Stones classic.
Posted on Wed., Jun. 10, 2015 - 9:43 PM


 

great version.very enjoyable.

Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 - 3:35 AM

Brian Kinney

has added Mykall McDowell as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Jun. 3, 2015 - 3:42 PM


 

Hello Brian!! It's an honor and a pleasure to meet you brother! Thank you for being my friend Brian! ~Myk~

Fri., Jun. 5, 2015 - 1:24 AM

Thanks Mykall one cannot have too many friends

Fri., Jun. 5, 2015 - 9:10 AM

You have that right my friend!

Fri., Jun. 5, 2015 - 3:48 PM

has added a Crooked Creek Lookout duetvideo

Crooked Creek Lookout duet

My grand daughter Kelsey sawing on strings. Go girl!!
Posted on Tue., Jun. 2, 2015 - 7:01 PM


Brian Kinney

has added lightedbreze27 as a friend.
Posted on Thu., May. 14, 2015 - 2:39 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Tom McMahon as a friend.
Posted on Thu., May. 14, 2015 - 2:38 PM


Brian Kinney

has added squittle_poop as a friend.
Posted on Thu., May. 14, 2015 - 2:38 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Willy Minnix as a friend.
Posted on Tue., May. 5, 2015 - 1:22 PM


Howdy folks. I have another old demo of an original instrumental tune called Crooked Creek Lookout. Have a great week end. https://soundcloud.com/mandoboy/crooked-creek-lookoutwav
Posted on Sat., May. 2, 2015 - 4:33 PM


Hi everybody I have digging out old demos. This one is from 2002 and it's an original composition called Pure Chance. https://soundcloud.com/mandoboy/pure-chance-ii
Posted on Fri., Apr. 24, 2015 - 9:41 PM


Hi everybody I recently moved to the Toronto area and know nothing about the place if you want to get together for a hello send me a PM.
Posted on Sat., Apr. 11, 2015 - 5:03 PM


has added a This Masqueradevideo

This Masquerade

Hi folks this is sort of my country/folky way of covering a George Benson tune called This Masquerade.
Posted on Sat., Apr. 11, 2015 - 5:01 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Emerald Guitars as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Mar. 16, 2015 - 5:24 AM


Hi folks I just my web site today. Not much on it yet but hey ya gotta start some where. http://gibsoncello.wix.com/brian-kinney
Posted on Sat., Feb. 21, 2015 - 6:18 PM


 


Looks like a good start, Brian. Congrats!

Sat., Feb. 21, 2015 - 7:02 PM


Looking good Brian.

Sat., Feb. 21, 2015 - 10:55 PM

Brian Kinney

has added bcorjar as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Feb. 20, 2015 - 1:50 PM


has added a All Along the Watch Towervideo

All Along the Watch Tower

This a version of watch tower I've been working on Cheers every body
Posted on Tue., Feb. 17, 2015 - 8:42 PM


has added a melodic improvvideo

melodic improv

These are some melodic ideas that may be an actual composition at some point.
Posted on Sat., Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:39 AM


has added a Death Lettervideo

Death Letter

Death Letter is an old blues tune written by Son House. He is one of the giants whose shoulders many of us stand on. These old guys played pretty rough and sometimes the 12 bars had a bar added or sub...
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Posted on Thu., Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:27 AM


Brian Kinney

has added Diogo Martins as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Jan. 29, 2015 - 8:12 PM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Patricia Thomas

Chilling in Taos NM

Posted on Sun., Jan. 25, 2015 - 8:50 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Scott Coner as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Jan. 21, 2015 - 6:48 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Gear Room as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Jan. 15, 2015 - 12:25 PM


has added a Manic Depressionvideo

Manic Depression

I have been messing around with Manic Depression after hearing Gillian Welch do country version of it. The jury is still out on this one though.
Posted on Tue., Jan. 13, 2015 - 4:40 PM


has added a Celtic Medleyvideo

Celtic Medley

This is my grand daughter Kelsey playing a couple of Irish jigs. The first one is Saddle the Pony and the second is Connaughtman's Rambles.
Posted on Mon., Jan. 12, 2015 - 8:17 AM


 

Looks like you were enjoying that. Great stuff.

Mon., Jan. 12, 2015 - 8:31 AM

Thanks for the likes folks and RonD2 she is my favourite musician in the whole world Lol

Mon., Jan. 12, 2015 - 8:36 AM

has added a Kitchen Party Ivideo

Kitchen Party I

Sunday afternoon in Atlantic Canada with my favourite musician in the whole world, my grand daughter Kelsey. We got three reels. One on penny whistle Donegal Reel and two on fiddle, Crowley's and Moun...
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Posted on Sun., Jan. 11, 2015 - 1:59 PM


has added a One Horse Townvideo

One Horse Town

This is a Hank Williams III tune called One Horse Town. Hank can be found at hank3.com
Posted on Fri., Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:17 PM


has added a Synth Noodling Ivideo

Synth Noodling I

I am primarily an acoustic musician. This is just me trying to get a handle on some electric gear. Hope it's not too boring Lol
Posted on Thu., Jan. 8, 2015 - 10:46 AM


has added a  Southboundvideo

Southbound

This is a cover of a Stan Ridgway tune called Southbound from a brilliant CD called Mosquitos. When I can I contact the artist to see if they mind if I cover one of their tunes. Mr. Ridgway granted m...
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Posted on Tue., Jan. 6, 2015 - 11:58 AM


has added a Mississippi Mudvideo

Mississippi Mud

This is another cover of a Hank Williams III (hank3.com) tune called Mississippi Mud.
Posted on Tue., Jan. 6, 2015 - 11:55 AM


I just realized I'm in the 1% of the 1%.....I'm a mandolin player
LOL!
Posted on Sat., Jan. 3, 2015 - 10:03 AM


 


Oh, sorry. Misread. Thought you were in the top 1% on Reverbnation or something like that.

Sun., Jan. 4, 2015 - 6:07 PM


No worries this was meant as a joke LOL

Sun., Jan. 4, 2015 - 6:20 PM


At least you're not a tenor mandolin player.

Sun., Jan. 4, 2015 - 10:38 PM

Brian Kinney

has added Chelle Ray as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Jan. 2, 2015 - 12:29 PM


has added a I'm Readyvideo

I'm Ready

I got bit by the blues when I was a teenager and it has never let go. I'm Ready is a Muddy Waters classic
Posted on Sun., Dec. 28, 2014 - 6:41 PM


Maybe someone here might be able to suggest where I could do some house concerts any where between Maine and Florida. We'll be heading down the eastern sea board shortly in the new year. Pass the hat would be fine. Cheers.
Posted on Sun., Dec. 28, 2014 - 10:21 AM


has added a My Drinking Problemvideo

My Drinking Problem

grew up on Honky Tonk and this my cover of a Hank Williams III My Drinking Problem. Beware this is a hard core drinking song. Check out Hank http://hank3.com/
Posted on Fri., Dec. 26, 2014 - 1:26 PM


Thanks for the add!!!
Posted on Wed., Dec. 24, 2014 - 7:25 PM


 

No worries brother. I am enjoying your music. Merry Christmas

Wed., Dec. 24, 2014 - 7:27 PM

i'm glad.
Merry Christmas

Wed., Dec. 24, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Brian Kinney

has added Alex Jack as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Dec. 24, 2014 - 7:24 PM


Holy crap I am number 7 in Reverb Nation's top ten. http://www.reverbnation.com/briankinney
Posted on Sat., Dec. 20, 2014 - 1:50 PM


 


Uh oh it turns out it's just in Calgary Alberta.... Yay for Calgary

Sat., Dec. 20, 2014 - 2:22 PM


Thanks Mark I just started posting on Youtube a year ago for fun. So I appreciate this very much.

Sun., Dec. 21, 2014 - 7:17 AM
has added a Time Honoredvideo

Time Honored

Hi everybody. This is an original melodic idea that I'm developing and I thought I'll just put on here for fun. http://youtu.be/AmyRIOqkEYs
Posted on Sat., Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:31 AM


Brian Kinney

has added Frank van der Ploeg as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:37 AM


Brian Kinney

has added Sergey (Serj) Morozov as a friend.
Posted on Sun., Dec. 14, 2014 - 4:53 PM


This is my first soundcloud upload. It's a demo of an original instrumental called Arabic Slide. What do you think of the quality of the recording, I did it myself.
https://soundcloud.com/mandoboy/arabic-slide-mp3
Posted on Thu., Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:42 AM


has added a John Leary's Slide and Miko Russell Slidevideo

John Leary's Slide and Miko Russell Slide

Dontcha just love kitchen parties. We do here in Atlantic Canada. Here are two slides John Leary's Slide and the Miko Russell Slide featuring the lovley miss Kelsey.
Posted on Sun., Dec. 7, 2014 - 2:36 PM


has added a Percussion Improvvideo

Percussion Improv

A little percussion improv. This sounds a lot different in the room haven't figured out how to mic it. Should be good for a laugh. The mind is such a terrible thing to waste. Man I gotta get a life. L...
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Posted on Sun., Dec. 7, 2014 - 9:36 AM


 

Rob buddy if your watching you must be really have nothing else to do. LOL

Sun., Dec. 7, 2014 - 10:02 AM

Yeah bull frog lol

Sun., Dec. 7, 2014 - 10:11 AM

has added a Christmas Time's a Comingvideo

Christmas Time's a Coming

This is a tune written by a great Texas musician, Tex Logan. Merry Christmas folks. Love you all.
Posted on Sat., Dec. 6, 2014 - 8:45 PM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Patricia Thomas

Window to the World

This photo is taken from inside a cave at Bandalier National Park in New Mexico. This photo is taken by the lovely Patricia Thomas
Posted on Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 - 10:37 AM


has added a An Isoloted Incidentvideo

An Isoloted Incident

An Isolated Incident is a composition for solo mandolin sort of a work in progress
Posted on Sun., Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:30 PM


 

Thanks for likes folks. You guys must be pretty bored to sit around and listen to solo mandolin music Lol

Mon., Nov. 24, 2014 - 6:21 PM

Thank you so much

Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 - 6:01 AM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

tortoise shell

Tools of the trade:
I am almost reluctant to talk about this. Let me tell you why. I bought this tortoise shell pick in the '70's at the Music Emporium in Cambridge Massachusetts for $2.50. A cou...
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Posted on Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 - 2:51 PM


 

I believe it Mark those who love tortoise luv it a lot

Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 - 4:00 PM

Brian Kinney

Posted on Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 - 2:27 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Wendy Wiseman as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Nov. 7, 2014 - 8:32 AM


Brian Kinney

has added OCEAN MIND as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Nov. 3, 2014 - 2:39 PM


has added a Snake in the Grass/Cutting the Mustardvideo

Snake in the Grass/Cutting the Mustard

Here's a couple of original mandolin instrumentals Snake in the Grass/Cutting the Mustard. Excuse the mess, gave the maid off today. Lol
Posted on Sun., Nov. 2, 2014 - 1:18 PM


has added a Morrison's Jigvideo

Morrison's Jig

This is what you do in Atlantic Canada when the weather turns colder. Play fiddle in the kitchen.
Posted on Sun., Nov. 2, 2014 - 1:15 PM


has added a Sligo Maidvideo

Sligo Maid

Sitting around the kitchen playing with my favorite musician, my grand daughter Kelsey. We don't get to do this very often any more so this is a real treat.
Posted on Sun., Oct. 26, 2014 - 7:39 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Kerl as a friend.
Posted on Sat., Oct. 18, 2014 - 1:41 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Dallton Santos as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:21 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

'62 Strat Reissue

This is the only solid body guitar that I have. It's a reissue of a 1962 Strat that I got in 1992. It is also fitted with a hex pickup for a Roland GR-1 synth that I use once in a while.
Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:35 PM


 

Yes I know the Mary Kaye your talking about they are great

Sat., Oct. 11, 2014 - 10:45 AM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

Voyage Air

Opps fooled ya. This is a collapsable guitar from Voyage Air that I can take as carry on for a plane
Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:38 PM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

Supertone

I love archtops because my Dad played one, besides I think they look so cool. This is a Supertone and I think it's a 1937. Supertone was a budget line like Harmony for instance that could be bought at...
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Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:31 PM


 

I know what you mean

Sat., Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:18 PM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

Hansel

This is an interesting guitar. It's difficult to find stuff out about it. Maybe somebody reading this can help me. Hansel I understand was a wooden toy maker. He lived in Ontario Canada. Canadian sing...
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Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:23 PM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

National Triolian

My Dad played slide so slide is deep in my pysche. This is a reissue of a 1929 or 1930 something like. It is 14 fret at the neck which helps reach those hard to reach places.
Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:14 PM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

SS Stewart

This is the first musical instrument I ever knew, it was Dad's. It is 18 inches across the lower bout and when I was a toddler it towered above me. Dad played slide and when the neck started to come a...
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Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 4:09 PM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

Daion

This is my oldest personal guitar. It's a 1977 Daion. It has scalloped bracing like the pre-war Martin's and has a cedar top. I have a sound hole LR Baggs M-1 pick up installed.
Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 4:00 PM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

The Manzer

The Holy Grail search could've should've ended here. This is a 1980 Manzer, if I recall correctly Pat Metheny started with a 1981. It's very sweet and if playing a guitar was ever like making love, th...
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Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 3:53 PM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

Oracle

This guitar ended the search for the Holy Grail for me. Several years ago I went to the Montreal Guitar builders festival and found this. It was built by Sheldon Schwartz and is the Oracle model. Shel...
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Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 3:50 PM


 

Wow! Really nice!!

Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 4:17 PM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

1907 Gibson mandocello

This is a Gibson 1907 mandocello. It a beautiful, noble instrument to play and listen to. The notation is in pitch all the way down the neck. Orville was building them right from the gitgo. The string...
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Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 3:14 PM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Meet the Family

Breedlove

This is my main mandolin. It is a 2006 Breedlove Oregon. It took a bit of time to find the sweetness in this instrument but we are now buddies.
Posted on Fri., Oct. 10, 2014 - 2:57 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Maks as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Oct. 9, 2014 - 6:29 PM


Brian Kinney

has added Jayce as a friend.
Posted on Sun., Sep. 28, 2014 - 4:10 AM


has added a Some Day Soonvideo

Some Day Soon

I composed a guitar instrumental called Message Delivered. It was in Nashville tuning. A wonderful musician, Tompaz, added some vocals, some effects and did this beautiful video. I have never collabor...
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Posted on Wed., Sep. 24, 2014 - 12:58 PM


 

Tompaz can be found here http://fandalism.com/tompaz and here https://www.facebook.com/TompazJam

Wed., Sep. 24, 2014 - 1:00 PM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Patricia Thomas

Blue Dream

A Canadian evening sky by Patricia Thomas
Posted on Mon., Sep. 22, 2014 - 11:05 AM


has added a At the Top of the Slidevideo

At the Top of the Slide

I first heard this from David Bromberg
Posted on Mon., Sep. 15, 2014 - 4:12 PM


has added a Strength in Numbersvideo

Strength in Numbers

This tune has been an incubator for other tunes, sometimes that happens, right? The guitar can be a shredding tool but sometimes it's nice to just use it for chords because it does it so well.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 15, 2014 - 1:19 PM