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Corky Laing & Tuija Takala

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Corky Laing is best known as the drummer of the legendary bands Mountain and West, Bruce & Laing and over the years, he has played, recorded and written with the who’s-who of rock. Apart from a six-year period in the 90s, when he worked as VP of A&R at Polygram Canada, he has been performing and making music constantly since 1965. He has received multiple gold records, several Juno Awards and was given the Bonzo Bash Legend Award in 2014.

Tuija Takala, PhD is a widely published academic author with over 70 international articles, and 16 books and edited collections to her name published by, among others, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Springer and Routledge. Since 2012, Tuija has been working closely with Corky as his manager and partner.