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Vance Masters ... musician, songwriter, producer.  In the course of a career spanning over 5 decades, he has performed with some of the top entertainers in the world.  One of Canada's premier drummers, Vance played an integral role in the development of the local and international music industry.  From his early days with The Crescendos and the 5am Event at The Cavern in Liverpool during the 60's, to his CBC variety show with Dianne Heatherington, to New York's Central Park with The Guess Who on New Year's Eve - the site houses a comprehensive biography and photo history, from a time when rock 'n' roll was in its infancy, to the present day.

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UPDATES & ADDITIONS

A LITTLE BIT OF POLICE HUMOUR - April 2015
Actual comments taken from the in-car video camera systems of South Carolina State Troopers.
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MANITOBA BLUES SOCIETY - May 2014

Internationally renowned guitarist, BOBBY BILAN, conducted an interview with Vance for the spring 2014 edition of the MANITOBA BLUES SOCIETY publication.  Titled Legends, the interview is embedded in an article recounting Bobby's own personal interaction and chance encounters with Vance throughout the years.  Article begins on page 12.  ... read more.


NIVERVILLE POP FESTIVAL UPDATE - February 15. 2014
Over $10,000. was raised that summer afternoon for the Lynne Doerksen Oxygenator Fund.  Final disposition of those funds located in early 2014.  ... read more.


LOCAL BOYS INVADED  LIVERPOOL, LIVED TO TELL TALE - January 26, 2009
Crescendos members catch up with Badfinger rocker at city casino
By: John Einarson (photos and text)  ... read more.


ANOTHER TEEN DANCE PARTY .. This One's For Skelly! - March 28, 2003
Held in honour of Jack Leonard Skelly, music industry veteran of 25 years with MCA/Universal, who passes away November 5, 2002.  ... read more.
 
Burton Cummings
"If Vance has ever forgiven me, he's a bigger man than I think I could have been."
read the Brother story ...
Neil Young
"I remember The Crescendos had a great drummer who used to sit real low on his stool."
read the Crescendos story ...
Joey Molland
"Oh sure I remember The Crescendos  ... Vance was a fantastic drummer."
read the story of Vance & Glenn's reunion with Joey, 42 years after they first met ...
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