Blues de luxe: Thorbjörn Risager Band

Datum: Lör 06/03 2010
Kostnad: 150 Riksdaler

Danmarks förmodligen störste bluesartist kommer till Växjö och Kafé de luxe!

Dörrar kl 21, konsert kl 22, två set med en halvtimmes paus mellan. Spisande gäster samt ankommande innan kl 22 – som inte betalar entré – ges tilträde endast till det andra setet. Bluesklubbens hus-dj’s spelar skivor fram till andra set. Efter konserten spelar Kafé de luxes ordinarie dj’s blandad motown, rock, pop mm.

Eftersom danska är så svårt att förstå bjuder vi en helt vanlig engelsk text:
“38 year old Risager has during the last few years established his name as vocalist, guitarist and composer of international class. Nature has equipped him with an extraordinary powerful and expressive voice, and with his charismatic performance, soft hat on his head, well-played guitar over his shoulder and a top-tuned, tight band behind him, he and his group are definitely making their mark.
The headline is still Rhythm’n’Blues, but the band is broadly, and competently offering a varied menu of traditional Chicago blues, soul, funk and jazz along with some spicy New Orleans rhythms. Influences from some of Thorbjorn’s great idols, Ray Charles and B B King, can’t be dismissed, but with his unmistakable talent as composer, Risager has since the band’s start in 2001 developed his very own personal and unique style. ”Blues Talent of the Year” at Copenhagen Blues Festival in 2005 and a Danish Music Award nomination in 2008.”

Flera av Risagers fina skivor finns att avlyssna på Spotify. För den som ännu inte tagit steget in i Spotifyvärlden rekommenderas lyssning genom någon av bandets hemsidor, www.risager.info eller www.myspace.com/thorbjornrisager