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The San José Sessions – Ronnie Jacobsen

EDDIE TAYLOR: Bad Boy, GARY SMITH: Rocket Ride, JIMMY ROGERS: Ludella, JUNIOR WELLS: Early In The Morning, MCKINLEY MORGANFIELD: Standing Around Crying, RICE MILLER: Nine Below Zero, SLIM (OTIS V. HICKS): Nothing But The Devil, WALTER JACOBS: Youmore… Know It Aint Right · Oh Baby · Hate to see you go

Ronnie Jacobsen: vocal, guitar · Kid Andersen, Marty Dodson, Richard Gjems, Gary Smith, Ruzty Zinn

A phenomenal blues album that is based on the legacy of the Chicago blues big names like Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Eddie Taylor, Jimmy Rogers and Sonny Boy Williamson.

kr 139

Genre: Blues

Traditional blues from Ronni Jacobsen.

Ronnie Jacobsen is back with a tribute to the traditional blues. The Grammy nominated release The San Jose Sessions is a rock-solid collection of Chicago blues from the 1950s, performed by one of our best blues guitarists, along with a handful of musicians in the world. The result is a phenomenal blues album that is based on the legacy of the Chicago blues big names like Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Eddie Taylor, Jimmy Rogers and Sonny Boy Williamson. Ronnie Jacobsen and the other musicians on the San Jose Sessions shows a unique understanding of the dynamics of traditional blues and they perform the songs with respect and credibility and help to make the traditional blues more relevant than ever.

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Ronnie Jacobsen celebrates the traditional blues.

The top layer

The Grammy nominated artist is one of our best blues guitarists and delivers a musical craft in the elite division. With him on the team, he has a handful of world class musicians: blues authority Kid Andersen as engineer and bassist, the leading blues harmonica player Richard Gjems, piano sensation Øyvind Stole Mountains and the wonderful Marty Dodson on drums. In addition, Gary Smith on harmonica and Rusty Zinn on vocals.

Homage the Chicago blues

The result has been a phenomenal blues album that is based on the legacy of the Chicago blues big names like Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Eddie Taylor, Jimmy Rogers and Sonny Boy Williamson. Good, old songs like "Ludella" "Oh Baby", "Standing Around Crying" and "Nine Below Zero" is here honored with a passion and enthusiasm that is rare.

Understanding the genre

To get the right setting for this project and to really be able to convey the traditional blues music, the Jacobsen and the company took advantage of the Kid Andersen analog Grease Country Studio in San Jose, California. This has made the song material very well and the great atmosphere in the studio to touch and feel. Ronnie Jacobsen and the other musicians on the San Jose Sessions shows a unique understanding of the dynamics of traditional blues and they perform the songs with respect and credibility and help to make the traditional blues more relevant than ever.

Eddie Taylor |Gary Smith |Jimmy Rogers |Junior Wells |Marty Dodson |McKinley Morganfield |Øyvind Stølefjell |Rice Miller |Richard Gjems |Ronnie Jacobsen |Ruzty Zinn |Slim (Otis V. Hicks) |Walter Jacobs

Release date: 03.08.2009

EAN : 7033662065196

Cat.No.: BMCD6519

Priskategori : CD