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Bassist Polly O’Keary Releases New CD, Compass

PollyOKearyPolly O’Keary, award-winning and world-touring bass player, vocalist and songwriter, is back in the northwest with a new album titled Compass.

Polly has had a long career in blues, and brings 25 years of experience to the stage. Pollyquickly caught the attention of Pacific Northwest blues fans, playing top venues and festivals and winning many awards.

She was first named Washington Blues Society Female Vocalist of the Year in 2004, and has won it twice more since then, as well as many other awards and nominations.

Her first and second albums were well-reviewed, and the second was named Album of the Year by the WBS, and Polly was named Songwriter of the Year. But when Polly and drummer Tommy Cook got a chance to take rhythm section duties for northwest legend Too Slim and the Taildraggers, the two toured internationally, covering a great deal of the United States and Canada, as well as Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

After four years Polly O’Keary has once again formed her own trio, Polly O’Keary and the Rhythm Method, and is back bringing catchy songwriting, her scorching vocals and riotous bass which can be heard on her new album Compass.


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  1. Lisa Mann

    March 29, 2014 at 3:08 pm

    Polly is not only a terrific bassist and singer, AND an energetic entertainer, but a kind-hearted person as well. She organized a benefit for victims of the slide in Oso, WA, it’ll be at the Cedar Stump in Arlington, WA on Sunday April 6th. If you’re in the area, please attend and help your neighbors out! A big round of applause to Polly for all her achievements and her service to her community!

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