Johnny Rieger

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Johnny RiegerWhen you look at Johnny Rieger, you cannot believe your eyes and ears. It seems like an illusion to your eyes .This Voice, this intensity -timbres that crawl under your skin straight to your heart and touch it deeply. He's fantastic and bursting with energy at one, sad and passionately in the next moment. For sure there is a matured Bluesman on stage, one that is just as old as the Whisky he drinks and helped to build that voice. Listen to that young modern Blues Album and have a nice time.

Line-Up:
Johnny Rieger: Vocals, Electric Guitar
Timo Gross: Electric & Acoustic Guitar
Marcel Millot: Drums & Percussion
Umbo: Bass
Alex Logel: Hammond Organ
Petra Sauer: Backing Vocals

This German Newcomer Band inspired by classic and modern blues artists found their own remarkable style: an amazing mix of modern Blues and Rock `n` Roll, called the "New Generation of blues". The trio consist of the brilliant guitar of Johnny Rieger that is sometimes frightening in its intensity and his spine-tingling soulful vocals. Supported by the elegant and charismatic bass of Matthias Scherer. Their rhythm is completed by Michael Jochum an amazing expressive drummer. In over 200 concerts in all over Europe they electrify their audiences and the critics.

(On the evening of the CD-release party the band was assisted by their producer Timo Gross and Philipp Graf on Guitar and Jan Becker on Hammond.)

 
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