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bossbluezFrom the start in 1980 Blossbluez wanted to play a contemporary version of the blues; they never tried to deliver a mere copy of the old originals. In fact, in the eighties BLOSSBLUEZ with their four-piece horn section sounded a little like the “Blues Brothers”. Then the band split up, guitarist Martin Aichele moved to Berlin and played with the blues shouter Eb Davis, bass player Stefan Conradi went on to study classical guitar and to join the band of Mary Sylvester, singer and harpist Carlo Schultheiss started to study at university and wrote jazz critiques, trumpeter Freddy Biechele became singer in a rock band. Early in 2004 nearly all members of the band got together again and after a unrehearsed recording session they all felt they had to be reunited as a band and make a new start. Together with the new members, Klaus Dindorf (who played with Carey Bell and Steve "Big Man" Clayton), Tommy Beck (ex-"Bluesquamperfekt") and Alfred Haag (from the "Louisiana Funky Butts") BLOSSBLUEZ presents an extremely grooving fusion of blues, funk, soul and jazz offering both new interpreted blues standards and own compositions. BLOSSBLUEZ follows the good old “democratic” concept of a band. The idea is quite simple but it works: some guys come together as equals to play the music they love looking for a common sound that moves your body and reaches your heart. ..

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