Originally Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes, a UK based blues combo dominated by the impressive Paul Lamb, weened as a harp player on Sonnyboy Williamson the 1st, Noah Lewis and Sonny Terry. Paul's style followed country blues for a while before he became an impressasio in the more amplified Chicago harmonca style. Boogie harp is what Lamb plays best but never forgets the likes of Sonny Terry.
Canadian singer and songwriter Neil Young includes his personal garage band Crazy Horse ("second best backing band in the world") to make raw and unpolished rock. Their gritty style of rock has influenced countless artists and music styles. Crazy Horse is best known for its long association with Young, despite having released five albums of its own over a 19-year span. It has been co-credited with Young as Neil Young and Crazy Horse on 13 albums, "Live at the Fillmore East" from the 1970 tour (2006) being the last.
Giles Robson and The Dirty Aces are fast rising stars on the UK and international music scenes. Robson first came to the attention of the UK national press in 2010 when backing blues legend Muddy Waters’ eldest son Mud Morganfield. At a packed show in central London, The Daily Express praised his “Exquisite harmonica” and The Dirty Aces were described as “Virtuosi”. The Express’s Paul Stewart stated that Robson could “Possibly be the best harmonica player on the blues scene today” and praised Filip Kozlowski’s “Cutting guitar” and lauded the band as a “Great blues combo”.
There are 3 of them. They are all called Chris.
Chris Sharkey - Electric Guitar Christophe de Bezenac - Alto Sax Chris Bussey - Drums
"...Tim Berne meets Queens Of The Stone Age at a party thrown by Derek Bailey..." - Martin Robertson: Leeds Guide
Since their first performances in early 2006, trioVD have proved themselves to be amongst the most exciting and energetic bands associated with the Leeds Improvised Music Association (LIMA).
(“LIMA are rapidly making a name for producing some of the most progressive sounds anywhere in the country” - Daniel Spicer: Jazzwise)
Alan Glen recorded 21 tracks with Roger Cotton for fil & TV company Audio Network
these guys F'n rawked ... whatever happened to them? They are having are getting together for a two night reunion concert in Kansas City - Oct 6-7. Here is an article about the upcoming concert and the bands latest musings.