This CD, Christian Dozzler's 4th production with his band 'Blues Wave', features Louisiana-legends Katie Webster (her last recordings), Ashton Savoy, Johnnie Allan, Henry Gray and Larry Garner. The music is a variety of different Louisiana styles, from swamp-blues to cajun/zydeco, New Orleans R & B to swamp-pop. Christian Dozzler from Vienna, Austria is regarded as one of Europe's most versatile and respected blues musicians. The multi-instrumentalist has been performing all over the world for over 30 years, can be heard on some 30 blues CDs, and has made the US his home in 2000. It all began, when he heard boogie woogie on the radio for the first time at age 13. He immediately quit his classical piano lessons and dove head-on into the world of blues and boogie woogie. In his first band a few years later, he also played guitar and harmonica besides piano and vocals. Later, he added the accordion in the cajun/zydeco style. For nearly 10 years, Christian was the co-frontman of Vienna's highly reputed Mojo Blues Band. Working with a long list of US-blues artists on their European tours has widened his musical horizon and made him an experienced player in several different styles of blues music. From 1993 till 2000 he took his own band Blues Wave on the road all over Europe, and released 4 CDs that received international critical acclaim. He won awards in Austria for 'Blues Artist of the Year' and 'Best Blues CD of the Year', and was nominated as 'Best European Blues Artist' and 'Best European Blues Singer' at the Trophees Blues France awards. In the year 2000, Christian moved to the US to further his career. For 2 years he toured the world with Louisiana-based blues man Larry Garner, before settling in the Dallas/Fort Worth, TX area. Here he has continued his solo-career and released his fifth CD 'All Alone And Blue' in spring 2003, going back to his personal roots in piano blues and boogie woogie. These days, Christian Dozzler performs mostly solo on both sides of the Atlantic, but also plays with Texas blues legends like Anson Funderburgh, Mike Morgan or Hash Brown.
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