DEREK PLAYS ERIC




















Andreas Willers - el. guitar


Jan Roder - bass, el. bass


Christian Marien - drums



A nod to two guitarslinging British gentlemen from the 60’s, with a little help from Duke, Mingus, Freddie King, Jack Bruce, Mahavishnu & Gentle Giant  -  ,a splendid time is guaranteed for all‘.


,This is not just experimentation for it's own sake, it is a fascinating fusion and has a very strong musical statement to make. In doing so it tells us that it hasn't just appeared from nowhere, but that it is derived from definite traditions, both ancient and modern, which are clearly an important part of these musicians' experience.‘ from the liner notes by Pete Brown


‚terrific‘  Manfred Papst, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (CH)


‚marvelous yet sick.‘  Bruce Gallanter, DMG New York


‚somehow manages to embody the spirits of Clapton and Bailey.‘  Michael Ross, Guitar Moderne (USA)


‚…as promised…fulminant.‘ ***** Hans-Jürgen Linke, Jazzthetik (D)


‚the freedom and power of avantgarde music reinformed to the tonal language and tradition of rock music.‘  ***** F. Bissig, Jazz’N’More (CH)


‚enormeous musical knowledge and stylistic integrity‘  Lothar Trampert, Gitarre&Bass (D)


‚...an informed and healthy kick by three guys that have listened well.‘  Rigobert Dittmann, Bad Alchemy (D)


‚delightfully rough, cross-grained and punkified‘  Wolf Kampmann, Jazzthing (D)


‚a thoroughly strange brew‘  Rolf Thomas, Jazzthetik (D)