J. Tex & the Volunteers - country/blues. 30. marts 2012 kl 21:00, entre 60 kr. Danmarks stærkeste fortolker af amerikansk hillbilly-countryblues hygger om os denne aften. Det kan kun blive godt. Kom og hør og oplev dette fremragende band på Bartof Cafe.....ren kult. "J-Tex & the Volunteers" graver helt dybt i den amerikanske musiktradition. Et super band - stort output og fantastisk swing. Line-up: J.Tex - vokal, guitar, banjo, mandolin og violin. Ida Hvid - vokal og bas. Jason Bedard - trommer.
Label: Heptown Records
Name: “J. Tex“, Jens Einer Sorensen
Born: 8 December 1965 in Detroit, Michigan
Instruments: Guitars, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddel & vocals
J.Tex was born in the States but grew up in Denmark. Playing instruments from the age of 6.
Playing for a living on the ro...See Full Bio
“Here’s a strange one. I don’t like labelling and categorising music any more than the next bloke, but for the purposes of reviewing a record, and trying to give readers at least some idea of what it might sound like it’s a necessary evil. This one though has me kind of stumped, At times it’s like Seasick Steve meets Cab Calloway, others it’s more Tom Waits meets Maurice Chevalier. It’s certainly different, but most importantly, it’s wonderful, even if it’s pretty much unclassifiable. One minute you’re listening to a beautiful melodic fiddle tune (I Always Knew You Were The One), the next it’s something that sounds like someone noodling on a front porch in Virginia (Ukulele Lullaby). Carnival Girl sounds as though it came from the streets of Paris, while Coalminers Daughter has an almost Middle Eastern flavour towards the end. The Ballad Of My Brother And Me which opens the album is irresistible in every way and reminded me a little of the Alabama 3 song which was t”