living the dream with singer songwriter cory m coons




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Summary: Cory M Coons is a professional independent performer, musician and awardwinning & nominated songwriter. With 30 years of performing and working inmusic, he has beenpassionate about music since his early teens as a guitar player/bassist &vocalist in High School. He began recording his own unique melodies and musicalideas while travelling and performing in a variety of very popular cover bandsthroughout the mid-to-late 90's in both Ontario and the United States, withstints in well known local high-energy acts such as “Heads Or Tales” and “ShakeThe Tree”, as well as the band “U.S”, (in which he toured most of the SouthEastern United States in 1998’). Then later formed his own Classic-Melodic Rockinfluenced namesake “Tycoons”, releasing two independent recordings andperforming throughout Eastern Ontario, Northern NY State, and Quebec in theearly 2000’s. Hiswork with famed legendary record producer Ron Nevison, has earned him industryrecognition from the Los Angeles Music Awards, the Producer’s Choice Honors, TheJosie Music Awards, International Singer-Songwriter Association and the RadioMusic Awards, among others. With a catalog that boasts severalcritically-acclaimed full length albums and EPs, as well as a handful ofwell-received singles. Since 2004’, Cory has officially released 4 full length albums and 2 E.p’s,(with another recent E.p released in 2020), featuring the singles "Leavin" and"Good Times Gone". He recently released a previous album "The Long Road Home" in2018, produced by Multi-Platinum Veteran Music Producer Ron Nevison, (Heart, BadCompany, Damn Yankees, Survivor, Styx, Night Ranger), along with fellow bandmate & guitarist/engineer Marc D. Muir. The album was nominated in 2019 for"Male Album Of The Year" at one of the biggest Independent Award Shows in NorthAmerica, the "Josie Music Awards", as well as 4 nominations at the 2020 JMA's,and 3 more at the 2021 JMA's. Cory also earned a nomination at the 2021"International Singer Songwriter Association" (ISSA) Awards in 2021 for"International Male Vocalist of the Year". His latest E.p "33.3" and previousalbum "The Long Road Home" were released on MTS Records, along with the "Share ALittle Time" (E.p) and a re-issue of the "Retrospective" compilation (spanning1999' - 2010'). The single "Leavin" was released early in 2020, and the followup single "Good Times Gone" was released in June of 2020, from the recent Ep"33.3". Recently, in December 2020, Cory released “Burning Bright at ChristmasTime” on MTS Records. The enchanting blend of acoustic guitar and sleigh bellscaptured the spirit of the holiday, and Coons’ melodic sensibilities remainintact with another rootsy release that feels at home next to his finestreleases. “Burning Bright” also featured Coons’ (at the time, 6-year-olddaughter) Charleigh, on backing vocals, giving the track a real family touch.Another independent single "Far Away" was released in early 2021, which alsofeatured Charleigh Lynn Coons (now 7) on backing harmonies on the track.Currently his latest single "Freedom Road" drops on Oct 1st. Cory was also named Best Rock Songwriter for “Long Road (Dead Man’s Dream)”and Best Americana Artist for “Once Too Many, Twice Not Enough” at the 2018"Radio Music Awards" on The Indie Music Channel, as well as a "World SongwritingAwards Finalist" in 2019 for the single "Would You Stay". Check out Cory's music on his website at www.corymcoons.com