Leif de Leeuw Band
Leif de Leeuw Band
Leif, Britt on ' EP Deluxe ' let Jack (vocals/guitar), Eibe Gerhartl (bass) and Niels Demir (drums) in addition, told that they are much more than just another blues band. It is true that the game of Leif and the sound of his band deeply rooted in the Mississippi delta, but the Band is not thereby limit the Lion Leif. "That makes this band so special," said the guitarist. "We do not operate from one genre, it can come to us on all sides. EP Deluxe is blues rock, but also funk, soul and even fusion.
Anything but traditional blues in any case. " Palette Britt Jack agrees. "We have all four a completely different background. By Pink Floyd, Toto and David Crosby to blues, jazz and even classical.
This band is actually a large palette of sounds and styles. Together delivers a very own sound. " Nevertheless know Leif that his music and his virtuoso, but especially striking lived guitar playing is doing well at the blues audience. "Of course, blues is our base and that will never go away.
But I am as well affected by David Gilmour, Joe Walsh, Jeff Beck and Larry Carlton. These are not typical of all blues guitarists. " Producer For the recordings of the Leif de Leeuw band EP stayed in the Deluxe Leif Telstar Studio in Weert. None other than Robin Freeman, past producer of Herman Brood, sat behind the buttons.
"A hell of a producer. Robin has really put down something beautiful, "said Leif, currently studying at the popafdeling of the Codarts Conservatory in Rotterdam and last year another SENA Guitar Award. This time in the category up to 30 years. Leif huge happy with EP Deluxe. "It is a product with which we can present us with pride.
Also outside of the blues and rock scene. I am convinced that with this record will appeal to a lot of other music lovers. Because this album is not classifiable. " Abroad First of all, to integrating Leif Netherlands.
But the guitarist also looks with a slanted eye abroad. "We want to play a lot. Club shows, beautiful festivals. In Netherlands, Yes.
But there are also a lot of promo CDs to a foreign country, so who knows. " Britt thinks even though again a next album. "Of course I hope that we are going to do a lot of beautiful shows. But also I look there again looking forward to start working on new material.
If this record does well, we'll hopefully soon a successor. " Future The Leif de Leeuw Band is basically ready for a next step. Supported by all three fantastic musicians, also studying at the Conservatory, there is nothing a bright future for Leif de Leeuw. Read more on Last.fm.
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