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Saturday, May 14, 2011

Svet & Al Boogie Band - Happy With The Boogie

Styles : Piano Blues, Chicago Blues
Released : 2003

01 - Everything`s Gonna Be Allright
02 - For U My Love
03 - How Long Blues
04 - Guitar In My Hands
05 - Love Me Baby
06 - Shake A Hand
07 - Let Me Play With Your Poodle
08 - Everyday I Have The Blues
09 - Kindhearted Woman

Svet Boogie Band was organized in 2003 by Svet, a blues musician, composer and performer extraordinaire from Minsk (Belarus).
Svet Boogie Band is recognized as Belarus' #1 blues band. The band is also one of the leaders of the Moscow blues club scene. The band was a winner of the 2006 National final for the Global Battle of the Bands competition and represented Belarus at the GBOB Final in London on December 10, 2006.They played piano blues, boogie-woogie, Chicago blues.

Repertoire includes original interpretations of works by such seminal blues figures as Muddy Waters, B.B. King and Howlin' Wolf, and home-made compositions; red-hot boogie-woogie numbers (in the style of Pinetop Perkins) and melodious slow blues with soft electric harp accompaniment (Snooky Pryor etc.)

The band's leader -- Svet -- an old-style piano and harp virtuoso with an unusual bluesy voice was a well-known musician in the Western Europe and CIS Countries. He died in a traffic accident in 2008.

Other band members were:
Tikhon Zolotov (bass),
Dmitry Havrilik (guitar),
Aleksej Zolotov (percussion).

The band's discography includes two studio CD's Happy with the Boogie (2003) and Nothing but Love (2005), DVD Live at the JVL Art Club (2004, recently re-released in CD format), single Goin' to London (2007). Svet Boogie Band's latest release is DVD Live (2008), recorded in August, 2007 in Moscow. It contains the band's own music material that is yet to be recorded in studio.

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