Thorbjorn Risager And The Black Tornado at 100 Club

About

Talent, dedication and perseverance As this band enters its fourteenth year, they really seem to be on the verge to a success that will open some new doors, in new territories. And with all the hard work they put into this project, they surely deserve it. In 2003, singer and guitarist Thorbjorn Risager asked some of his favourite musicians to join him in a brand new band. The picked the band name "Thorbjorn Risager Blue 7" and started playing round Denmark. A year later they recorded their first album, "Live 2004", and in 2005 they met their current agent who also started working with their CD promotion, in connection with the release of their second album, "From The Heart", which already got considerable media recognition. BluesWax, a well-respected US publication, used the headline "Next big name in blues: Thorbjorn" and the epic quote "Risager has songwriting skills that match his larger-than-life voice" is from that review. The same magazine wrote about the next album "Here I Am": Sometimes a singer's voice just stands out and forces you to listen. Take one part Ray Charles, one part Bob Seger, and one part Joe Cocker and you may have the vocal instrument of Denmark's Thorbjorn Risager. Parallel to writing, recording and releasing new material with 12 - 18 months' interval, they have kept touring all over Europe, plus a tour to Canada and a spot at Asia's biggest blues festival Mahindra Blues in Mumbai, where they shared the stage with Buddy Guy. They play 100 gigs per year, and they have performed in 21 countries. Remarkably enough, only two musicians have quit the band since the start in 2003 and they have worked with the same agency, Westman Music, since 2005. This is a hard-working band, and they really stick together through thick and thin. They are united through their talent, their dedication and their perseverance!

Venue Details & Map

100 Club

Address
100 Oxford Street
Soho
London
W1D 1LL
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7636 0933

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