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It must be humble and sincere if it’s a song by Toronto-based Alt-Folk artist Don River. As a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, Don River strives to connect with thoughtful audiences through songs that celebrate the pathetic and awkward facets of life. 

Don River released his debut EP Good Friends under the name Jimmy Pearson in November of 2015. Working with producer John Switzer, Good Friends was able to become an honest and whimsical musical soundscape, defiant of any one genre. 

Watching Jimmy play is kind of like watching open heart surgery; it's personal, complex, he keeps the rhythm going no matter what, and you can't look away. With his voice, carefully crafted songs, guitar, and two kick pedals under his feet he left the audience with the feeling that there's more going on than meets the eye. - Summerfolk Music and Crafts Festival