Roberta Piket (USA) piano solo // Earl Thomas & Band

Montag, 11.11.2013 (19:30 - 23:55) @ Reigen Live


Earl Thomas - vocal

Pat Levett - drums

Eddie Angel - guit

Kevin Allwhite - bass

Joseph Glossop - piano

Pianist/composer Roberta Piket is one of a handful of New York musicians who is respected for both her swinging and inventive straight-ahead jazz playing as well as her powerful and sensitive work in creative improvised music. For Roberta, there are no genre boundaries, only the opportunity to make exceptional music.
Roberta Piket: "I recently released my ninth CD which is also my very first solo piano recording, featuring compositions by Thelonious Monk, Billy Strayhorn, Chick Corea, Wayne Shorter, Marian McPartland, Sam Rivers, and more.

Earl Thomas made his European debut at the renowned Montreux Jazz Festival in 1992 and has built a solid reputation and fan base in Europe where he tours constantly having been the opening act for Etta James, B. B. King, Ike Turner, Elvis Costello, and Robert Cray, to name a few.
2013 was a watermark year for Earl Thomas. He toured Colombia, South America, Poland and Spain for the first time. He headlined the Blues To Bop Festival in Lugano Switzerland. He released Introducing The Blues Ambassadors his twelfth cd since his first recordings. His 2012 appearance at the Pennsylvania Blues Festival won him universal acclaim and was chosen as the “Best Of The Fest”. He also made his acting debut playing the Kid along side Big Llou Johnson in the critically acclaimed Joe Plummer play Nothing But The Blues where he received rave reviews from critics and fans alike. "I never knew that I could act but they tell me I'm a natural!"
Earl Thomas is the one of the most in demand blues artists on the world stage. Singer, songwriter, producer, and now, Broadway actor, he must seen and heard to be believed.
The 21st century blues man has arrived and his name is Earl Thomas.