Igor Prado Band feat. Raphael Wressnig & Annika Chambers did a fantastic, soulful gig at Gaildorf Bluesfest 2017 on 2017-07-07.
Igor Prado Band are Igor Prado (voc, g), Rodrigo Mantovani (b) and Yuri Prado (dr). Actually Igor Prado Band is the most active blues band from Brazil. Igor Prado was on tour with many American blues artist like wie Rick Estrin (Little Charlie & Nightcats), Mud Morganfield (Son of the legendary Muddy Waters), Bob Stroger (Bassplayer f0r Muddy Waters), Curtis Salgado, Sugaray Rayford, Junior Watson, Sax Gordon and many others.
Their latest CD “Way Down South” was released in 2015.
The more than amazing Annika Chambers, Blues Music Award nominee 2015 and 2017, like so many powerful vocal artists, can trace her love of music back to early childhood. “I grew up singing in the church.” she says. Audiences love their combination of blues and soul and started paying attention to that powerhouse voice behind the microphone. Her highly acclaimed CDs “Making My Mark” and “Wild & Free” have been published in 2014 and 2016.
Raphael Wresnnig, the Austrian Hammond B3-player has grabbed the attention of an international claque of critics and has been honored with a nomination as “Best Organ Player of the Year” at the DownBeat Critics Poll in 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017. His latest CD “Soul Connection” was released in 2016.
Annika Chambers @ Gaildorf Bluesfest on 2017-07-07 “Jealous Kind”
Annika Chambers @ Gaildorf Bluesfest on 2017-07-07