Last year's finalist of the "Swiss Blues Challenge" turns to the core of the blues - but without musically falling into traditionalism.
With their chartbreaking album debut "Here And Now" (Official Swiss Album Charts, #8), the men from the Ellis Mano Band showed the Swiss music world three years ago where the blues rock hammer hangs. With their current album "Ambedo" (Jazzhaus Records), the band immediately reached #2 in the Official Swiss Album Charts and #1 in the Swiss iTunes Album Charts.
On "Ambedo", last year's finalist of the "Swiss Blues Challenge" turns to the core of the blues - but without musically falling into traditionalism. Although the Ellis Mano Band is a new name in the Swiss music world, the musicians have been shaping the scene for decades: singer Chris Ellis, guitarist Edis Mano, drummer Nico Looser as well as bassist Severin Graf have already worked with Max Mutzke, Stefan Raab, Nek, Baschi, Marco Rima, Tracy Chapman, James Gruntz and other top-class musicians in Switzerland and abroad. From longtime friends and fellow musicians a troupe has grown together, to which the actually overused term of supergroup definitely does justice!
Blues, rock and soul have shaped the band throughout their musical lives, and the members have now bequeathed themselves to this old love with all their heart and soul. With "Ambedo" the Ellis Mano Band now seamlessly picks up where they already started two years ago.
"The album is nothing less than brilliant! "Ambedo" presents a rich tapestry of emotions, all coming from four extremely talented session musicians who had a great time composing, arranging and interpreting their own tracks and are just a real, well-rehearsed band again." (Velvet Thunder, UK)
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