|Tim Lothar Petersen (Denmark)|
Photo from Tim's website
Photo: Bobtje Blues
"Influenced early on by Mississippi blues greats like Huddy Ledbetter and Robert Johnson, Lothar has been developing his own particular style of clawhammer slide accompaniment to his own lyrical composition with a voice that cuts through the room like gravelled steel.
Tunes like "Shake It And Break It " and "In It For The Ride" displayed a real mastery of guitar technique which would be as at home in the Louisiana Bayou as the bars of Copenhagen."
So say "Shetland News" (!) after witnessing an amazing live gig. And so say many more!!
Press info from the website of Tim Lothar Petersen
In Denmark, Tim Lothar Petersen is well known as a drummer at the Danish blues scene. More than 900 gigs at clubs and festivals all over Europe has made him a very rutined and experienced musician. Now he has taken up the guitar and plays the music that stole his heart long time ago, the country blues of the Mississippi Delta. With an old acoustic guitar, a Dobro and a rusty slide, his performance shows great respect for the music that once was played at bars and juke joints down south. Inspired by blues greats as Charlie Patton, Son House, Robert Johnson, Skip James and many others, he plays and sings some of the songs that, long time ago, were radio and jukebox favorites.
Concert review from Cafe Beau the L'Air, Hamme, Belgium – sep.