Axel Zwingenberger (born May 7, 1955 in Hamburg, Germany) is a blues and boogie-woogie pianist, and songwriter. He is one of the finest boogie-woogie music masters in the world. Zwingenberger was born in Hamburg, Germany, and enjoyed eleven years of conventional piano training. In 1973 he listened to boogie-woogie pianist Albert Ammons, Meade “Lux”, and Pete Johnson. He soon joined piano playing partners Hans-Georg Mller, Vince Weber and Martin Pyrker, and word about the four friends began to spread.
Bio by Craig Spector What do you call an artist whose talent consistently transcends the endless parade of pre-chewed musical fad and fashion? What do you say about a two-fisted rock & roll pianoman and singer-songwriter whose chops can blow the doors off any venue, and whose road-ready showmanship regularly leaves the audience hooting and howling for more? How do you categorize a down-home guy who came from the swamps of Jersey but whose music swings with the soul of New Orleans? An...
The Cherry Poppin' Daddies are an American band formed in Eugene, Oregon, in 1989. Since 1990, they have released seven albums, with an eighth due out in mid-2012. The Daddies' music is primarily a mix of swing, ska and rock, characterized by a prominent horn section and sardonic, often morbid, lyricism. While the band's earliest albums were rooted predominantly in punk rock and funk, their subsequent studio albums have since incorporated influences from many diverse genres of popular music and Americana into their sound...
Thursday night, half past 2 in the morning at the Weekend Club, Berlin’s current number one “Hot Spot”. A wild mixture of Chicago and Detroit tunes, almost forgotten dance anthems and upfront house stuff gets the crowd cookin’. Suddenly, Jack Migger jumps on stage and his Hip House Live Action puts the night on a whole new level. Unexpected things happen: hands in the air, groupies screaming and men shaking their rumps wildly! Sweat is running everywhere, even over the laptops of the boys of “Goldener Westen“ who are responsible for the crazy visuals.
There are two artists with this name; 1. Arthur Smith (born April 1, 1921 in Clinton, South Carolina) is an American musician and songwriter. Arthur Smith was a textile mill worker who became a respected country music instrumental composer, guitarist, fiddler, and banjo player who had a major hit with the instrumental, "Guitar Boogie." The song earned him the moniker Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith and would be recorded by numerous others including as a rock and roll hit by Frank Virtue and The Virtues renamed the "Guitar Boogie Shuffle.
Canned Heat is a blues-rock/boogie band that formed in Los Angeles in 1965. The group has been noted for its own interpretations of blues material as well as for efforts to promote the interest in this type of music and its original artists. It was launched by two blues enthusiasts, Alan Wilson (1943 – 1970) and Bob Hite (1943 – 1981), who took the name from Tommy Johnson's 1928 Canned Heat Blues, a song about an alcoholic who has desperately turned to drinking Sterno, generically called "canned heat".
Matthew Lee is a metal singer and guitarist from England. Besides being a musician, his unmistakable and ductile voice can be energetic and gritty but also warm and expressive. Despite his young age, he is able to capture the audience's attention on stage, along with his trusted band members Matthew was born on August 6, 1991. His first contact with Metal arrived by listening to Pantera