Toronto’s Graham Ko is an accomplished guitarist with a soulful voice, who developed his craft as a private student of legendary Rik Emmett (Triumph). When Graham hits the stage, nobody sits still; audience members lose themselves in the colourful melodies and lyrical messages.

Warm and uplifting, “One Step Forward” is the first song among many to come that will fall under the overarching theme of hope. “I was having a very difficult time, working a job I hated,” Graham explains. “My family was far away, and everything seemed to be in this constant downward spiral. Trying to shake off this terrible feeling I had, I said to myself, ‘things will get better as long as you’re taking steps in the right direction, all it takes is one step.’”

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