Album of the Week Hans Theessink’s 70 Birthday Bash 4th May 2019
Tune in on Sat 4th Many to Album of The Week at 12pm to Auntie Liz interview with Hans about his 70th Birthday Bash album !
released on 5th April 2019
The musicians who performed with Theessink included his own band Blue Groove , The Blind Boys of Alabama , tuba player Jon Sass , the trio Insingizi originally from Zimbabwe , the Austrian singers Meena Cryle and Sassy Holzinger , the Danish singer-guitarist Knud Moller , British jazz singer Dorretta Carter and the Zeeland blues band Champagne Charlie .
Hans Theessink – 70 Birthday Bash
Format: 2CD / Label: Blue Groove
Extraordinaire Singer-guitarist Hans Theessink originally from the Netherlands / Enschede has was ‘touched by the blues’ in the early 1960’s , playing locally and in Germany also staying in Denmark . Moved to his new home in Vienna in the 80’s from where he is based while touring worldwide playing and recording with stunning fellow blues artists. With over 35 albums, recorder from the Delta to Denmark, Austria to Amsterdam this world renowned artists bring another must have album for your collection
For his 70’s Birthday on 5th April 2018 he invited the above band members and musicians he had both played with and admired to his 4 day Birthday Bash when all the material was recorded. He put this stunning 2 CD 27 tracks in all together as ‘played’ so it gives you the feeling that you are there at the concert – and !– joining in.
So to have a concert in your living room , get this fantastic CD, turn down the lights and join the party!
Be sure to let him know if you want him to come to Scotland ! – soon!!!
2. Honest I Do
3. Vicksburg Is My Home
4. Built For Comfort
5. Walking The Dog
6. Change Is Gonna Come
7. Cocaine Blues
8. Jesus On The Mainline
9. Set Me Free
11. Uncloudy Day
12. I Saw The Light
13. Will The Circle Be Unbroken
1. Running Home
2. Leaving At Daybreak
3. Old Man Trouble
4. If I Needed You
5. Stop That Alabama Bus
6. Man With A Broken Heart
7. St. James infirmary
11. Gö Du Bleibst Heut Nacht Bei Mir
12. Sweet Home Chicago
13. Glory Of love (feat. Milica Theessink)
14. Slow Train