Live CD Features Unique and Previously Unreleased Recordings
Taken from Thielemans’ Latest Tours Around the World
Featuring Companion DVD with Select Materials from his
Most Recent Concert in Japan
“The harmonica has long been regarded as the humblest of musical instruments, and yet, as Mr. Thielemans and Mr. Maret show, when played at its best, it is more than capable of expressing the deepest feelings in the human experience.” – Wall Street Journal
“Wherever his ideas take him he follows them, and the rest of his superb European Quartet miraculously keep up with him.” – The Guardian
Stream 2 Tracks from 90 Yrs.
Toots Thielemans (European Quartet), 90 yrs.
This past April, Toots Thielemans, arguably the most famous harmonica player worldwide, turned 90-years old. To celebrate this milestone, Thielemans is releasing a live CD/DVD package with the support of his European quartet – pianist Karel Boehlee, drummer Hans van Oosterhout and double-bass player Hein Van de Geyn. The album is comprised of eleven tracks recorded over the past five years during Thielemans’ latest globetrotting tours while the accompanying DVD focuses on his group’s latest concert in Japan. Continue reading →