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Casey Hensley

RIYL

Chasing Norman, Lana Del Rey, Adele, the Fooks, Flogging Molly

Influences

Adele, Patsy Cline, Nancy Wilson, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston

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Bluesy soul singer Casey Hensley fronted Chasing Norman before embarking on a solo career and fronting her own Casey Hensley Band. Drummer/life partner Evan Caleb aka Evan Yearsley, is the son of the late blues diva Candye Kane.

In May 2017, the busy singer headlined the Ojai Blues Festival, appeared at Gator By the Bay, and played the Doheny Blues Fest. Later that year, the band played in Las Vegas for the Big Blues Bender at the Plaza Hotel, as well as touring the Pacific northwest to Seattle and back.

Vizztone Records released her album, Casey Hensley Live Featuring Laura Chavez, in October 2017. The Vizztone/Hensley arrangement was helped along because Evan Yearsley knew Vizztone co-owner “Steady Rollin’” Bob Margolin, a bluesy guitarist who had long been connected with Yearsley’s mom, Candye Kane, who died in 2016. The album was anchored by the guitar cred of Laura Chavez, who played on Kane’s last studio album, 2013’s Comin’ Out Swingin’, and recorded live in one take at Thomas Yearsley’s Thunderbird Analog Recording Studios in Oceanside (Thomas is Evan’s dad and Candye’s ex).

“If you’re good to the blues, the blues will be good to you,” says Casey. “It’s like one big family.”

Her 2018 album Casey Hensley Live was mixed and mastered by Black Market III guitarist-singer Scottie Blinn.

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