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Michel "Ice B." Chanmongkhon

Guitar

 

With Cambodian roots, Ice B. is probably one of the more accomplished guitarists of his genre in Switzerland! His distinctive and fine feeling for the blues have made him one of the most asked blues guitarists in Switzerland. He was also able to use all his skills with international artists such as; Sulaiman Hakim, John Primer, Bob Margolin, Dave Riley, Bob Stroger and many more. Ice B. and Harprise combine bluesing together over 10 years!

 

Rolf Rauch

Bass

 

Since 1976, Rolf and his bass are inseparable! They played the Blues together in half of Europe with great enthusiasm. Rolf knows how to give the Blues and Soul a distinctive touch with his feeling and groove. A very appreciated bassist in many bands! Among others since 2018 with Harprise & his Blues Crew!

 

Hani Ali

Drums

 

Born in Egypt, Hani Ali has been playing drums and percusion since 1967, with great passion! Hani has studied music teachers in rock, pop and jazz with a major in drums at WIAM Winterthur Switzerland. His groove and his precision characterize this very accomplished musician. Hani Ali is a much demanded and appreciated drummer thanks to his great experience! A few bands in which Hani incorporated his skills: Doug Duffey USA, Andy Egert, Pat & the Blueschargers, Kelvin Bullen / Mark Elliot Trio, Harprise & his Blues Crew.

 

Rene "Hammond" Weber

Hammond B3 Bauj.1958

E - Piano Yamaha P80

Nord Lead / Vocals

 

At six, he was fascinated by the piano. From his family he was encouraged from an early age. At the age of 15, he founded his first band and made his first concert experiences. He has been with the Chicago Dave Blues Band for fifteen years and has been a guest musician with various bands. His trip from New Orleans to Memphis in the late '90s was a defining experience for Hammond. Concerts in Switzerland and other countries were the result! He played sessions with; Steff Müller, Polo Hofer, Florian Schneider (Phantom of the Opera) Gary Nichelson John Mc Donald, Kevin Noel & Derrik Mandel As a founding member of the band TRUE BLUE with whitch he was 7 years on tour, and was able to celebrate many successes as well as recorded 2 album. In 2003 he founded his "Hammer Band", writes his own dialect songs and in October 2007 he recorded his album  "Baselbiet". He is always happy to be on stage with Harprise & his Blues Crew.

 

Our Guest Musicians

 

Sulaiman Hakim / USA

Saxophone

Biography in the movie!

 

Julio Lobos / Spain

Piano / Organ / Vocals

Julio Lobos Biography

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