Boogie & Blues Piano Phenom Henri Herbert Releases New Album, ‘Boogie Till I Die’ – American Blues Scene3 min read
Piano-taking part in phenomenon Henri Herbert has introduced Boogie Till I Die, a solo piano recording featuring the two instrumentals and vocal tracks.
His most current report is an ode to the vigor, breadth and remaining ability of boogie-woogie piano with Henri showcasing new originals and having on numerous of his favourite tunes popularized by several of his all- time beloved artists. The latter selection from the hugely energized “It Don’t Signify A Matter ( If It Ain’t Received That Swing) ,” to “Sweet Lorraine,” “Must Have Been The Satan ,” Oscar Peterson’s gorgeous “Hymn To Freedom” and Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson’s “Sixth Avenue Express” that includes a boogie duet by Henri and Chuck Leavell (keyboardist and de facto musical director of The Rolling Stones due to the fact 1982). Boogie Until I Die is intoxicating from begin to complete and is poised to carry this soul-stirring American artwork variety, boogie-woogie, to new audiences worldwide.
French born and United kingdom lifted, Henri was a musical prodigy, playing the piano at just 4 years previous. He was drawn at an early age to information built by the piano-pounding pioneers Jerry Lee Lewis, Albert Ammons and Minimal Richard. His teachers in secondary college did not value his musical flavor viewing it as degenerate new music and pushed him as a substitute to conduct classical audio. Due to the fact of his resistance, he was not integrated in school concert events, but the way he sees it is if he hadn’t rebelled he wouldn’t be in which he is now – earning the songs he loves.
Henri done all around Europe just before signing up for the mighty Jim Jones Revue (JJR) in 2011. The band dissolved four several years later, and shortly immediately after, a viral video of Henri taking part in at the St Pancras teach station sprung up amassing 63 million sights. Now with above 100 million video sights, 200,000+ followers, and concert events around the world, Henri is just one of the most sought soon after blues and boogie players in the globe. The former stevedore and boxer performs visceral, unique tunes and covers featuring piano and vocals influenced by the terrific American blues pianists of the 20th century, not only maintaining this exclusive form of American tunes alive and nicely, but also advancing it ahead. Henri embodies this tunes presenting a palpable human element that connects with and energizes audiences.
This electrifying musicianship is 1 of the factors Henri’s dwell shows are of substantial need with marketed-out performances throughout Europe, the US, Canada and Japan. His supporters are hungry for his impending Boogie Till I Die Tour which normally takes Henri to influential and iconic venues around the state together with New York City’s Joe’s Pub, Philadelphia’s Earth Café Reside and Austin’s Antone’s Record Store. In live performance, Henri would make very clear that this rollicking audio stays as invigorating currently as it did 100 many years back when boogie and blues started its takeover of barrooms and juke joints throughout The united states.
I’m thrilled to share my new album with the world this September and get again out on the street participating in these music. Gonna boogie ‘till I die and rock this terrific tunes all-around the globe.