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Kennedy Administration

The KENNEDY ADMINISTRATION is creating sensory, soulful modern music with elements of funk, R&B, jazz, hip-hop and pop judiciously applied.


New album called "Kennedy Administration" will be distributed by Moosicus, Germany


Line up: Kennedy vocals, Ondrej Pivec (G.Porter) kerbs, Jordan Peters guitar, Shelton Grey bass, Nathaniel Townsley drums


Listen to KENNEDY ADMINISTRATION :
01. "Nothing Else Will Do"
02. "It's Over Now"


Availabilities: late summer plus fall 2017
Exclusive booking: Europe, Asia

Steve Cropper

STEVE CROPPER BAND
"The Author of Soul and Sound of Stax"  
"Hall of Fame"
,  The “Original“ Blues Brothers Band - Original member. 


The Top 10 Session Guitarists of All Time.


Legendary guitarist, A & R Man, engineer, producer, songwriting partner of Otis Redding, Eddie Floyd and a dozen others plus founding members of both Booker T & the MG's and Mar-Keys.


Cropper was literally involved in virtually every record issued by Stax beta 1961-1970. Co-writer of "Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay", "Knock On Wood" and "In The Midnight Hour"...


Lineup: Steve Cropper guitar, Lee Finkelstein drums, Rusty Cloud B3, James Taggerty bass


Read On: www.basitours.com/steve-cropper

Availabilities: March - October 2017
Exclusive booking: Europe, Asia

Nik West

NIK WEST producing a new single and video called "Bottom Of The Bottle" (tbc) released late Spring and full release distributed by Moosicus, Germany.


Read On: www.basitours.com/artist/nik_west

Tour Period 2017: Asia from 19-29 March anchor date 1st Apr Singapore
Europe from 3-18 March


Line up: Nik West bass and vocal, Hubie Wang guitar, RJ Norwood drums, Clifton Williams keys, Amber Sauer backing vocal



Availabilities: Summer- Fall 2017
Exclusive booking: Europe & Asia

Reijseger - Fraanjer - Sylla

REIJSEGER-FRAANJE-SYLLA bringing together inventive combinations of unusual instruments, and blending different music influences into a singular sound.


The trio has created a magical album of sublime beauty…5* album !!


Line up: Ernst Reiseger -cello, Harmen Franke -piano, Mola Sylla -vocals, M’bira, Xalam


Availabilities: Spring-Summer 2017
Exclusive booking: Europe except Italy.

Rob Paparozzi

ROB PAPAROZZI and Friends 
"The Honeydripper is back!" "Rob Paparozzi and Friends" will debut in Europe this Summer in July at The Loretta Soul Festival 2017 in Italy.


Lineup:  Rob Paparozzi vocal/harmonica, LaRhonda Steele vocal, Louis Pain hammond organ, Paul Olguin bass, Anthony Paule guitar, Paul Revell drums


Anchor dates around Porretta Festival (20-23 July, 2017)


Great act for all Blues Clubs and Festivals !


Rob Paparozzi belongs to the best Harmonica player around the globe- famous as lead singer from Blood Sweat & Tears - and as present singer of The “Original“ Blues Brothers Band. RP has worked with greats such as B.Springsteen, W.Houston, B.B.King a.m.o.


Listen: 01. "A Little Soul Food"
Rob's Solo CD 'Etruscan Soul' was Grammy nominated in the USA
Read On:  www.basitours.com/rob_paparozzi
Availabilities: April-May-June-July-August 2017
Exclusive booking: Europe, Asia

Carmen Souza

CARMEN SOUZA TRIO ft Theo Pascal new release "Creology" beginning 2017 - Joyful celebration of the Creole people and its sounds…


Trailer: "Creology"

Read On: www.basitours.com/carmen_souza

Line up: Carmen Souza guitar vocal, Theo Pascal bass, Elias Kacomanolis drums


Availabilities: February-March-April, summer '17
Exclusive booking: East Europe, Switzerland, Austria, Asia

THE SYNDICATE (ex Zawinul Syndicate) „File Under Zawinul"
New release and directed by Emile Parisien and Vincent Peirani


Lineup: Emile Parisien sax; Vincent Peirani accordion, Paco Sery drums, Linley Marthe bass, Mino Cinelu percussion, Aziz Samahoui percussions/vocals, Munir Hossn guitar, Tony Peleman Fender Rhodes


10 years Anniversary Tour !


www.basitours.com/artist/syndicate_former_zawinul_syndicate
Availabilities: Summer- Fall 2017
Booking: in cooperation with Anteprima Production, FR

The

THE “ORIGINAL“ BLUES BROTHERS BAND feat. Steve Cropper & Lou Marini


New release will be available… late Spring 2017. The Album title "The Last Shade Of Blue Before Black"


"…The Mission Continues…"


Anchor dates: 21-28 March (25 DE-Burghausen), 21+22 April RU- St.Petersburg, Moscow -  avails 18-30 Apr 2017


Read On: www.basitours.com/OBluesBrohtersB


Availabilities in general: 7 March - 22 June and 13 - ca 30 Aug (July inquiries tba)
Exclusive booking: Europe, Asia

Tommy McDonnell & The Mac 5

TOMMY McDONNELL & THE MAC 5
"Classic American Blues & Soul"


New release "Prima Time" with Laura Mayo distributed by Inglehood Records, Nashville


"…The Irish tenor gone to sin…" (D.Aykroyd),
"If auto-tuned,plastic-surgeries singers, and computerized music tracks ain’t your cup of meat, hop on board with "Tommy McDonnell & The Mac 5“ (the the workingmusician.com)


Read On: www.basitours.com/mac-5


Availabilities: March 2nd - June 5, June-July-August on request 2017
Exclusive booking: Europe, Asia

Hugh Masekela

HUGH MASEKELA "The Man with the Horn" on tour with his amazing band…


“A musician of phenomenal grace and power…. Hugh Masekela creates an instant party, leading from vocals and flugelhorn like a South African Louis Armstrong.” - Guardian.


Read On: www.basitours.com/hugh_masekela


Availabilities:  end May- beg June, July - November
Booking: East Europe, Asia, in cooperation with Griot,DE

Trilok Gurtu

TRILOK GURTU the master percussion-drummer and his band still touring around - latest release "Spellbound"


"...a unique Indian percussion maestro...
"...one of the greatest jazz and world music percussionists of all time. ..."


Read On: www.basitours.com/trilok_gurtu_band


Availabilities: March-December 2017
Booking: East Europe(in cooperation with Provo Culture, Italy)

Jojo Mayer

JOJO MAYER & Local Big Band"Buddy Rich Tribute"


The Wizard of Drumming…continue the series of engagement with local Big Bands after successfully concerts in  Riga, Steinegg, Zürich, Klaipeda…


Read On: www.basitours.com/JMayer_BRtribute
Exclusive booking: Europe, Asia

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