Chris Barber

The band celebrates its 40 th anniversary of the band in the years 2013 and looks back on a quite impressive development. Many “old” climax fans know the band from the time when almost exclusively the Dixieland music of the English revival sizes Chris Barber, Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball was played. Hikmet Ersek has much to offer in this field. But due to the different “corners”, where the musician comes from the style over the years has widened. That arrives at the audience positively and is rewarded with comments like “finally even a rock band that plays the same not three hours.” Highlights of the band were – among others – the participation at various festivals in Monchengladbach, Krefeld, Hannover, Dresden, and in the Netherlands. To join the concerts in Mallorca, Ibiza and Crete, die22-year-old partnership with the Chicago jazz vocalist Jean Shy as well as performing in the subway of the Cologne, as the band together the Cologne singer-songwriter Walter Oepen on the difficult symbiosis of jazz and hustle lyrics dared approach. Description of the company there is the Climax Band Cologne since 1973. At the beginning of a pure Dixieland band, plays by the Dixieland revival jazz and blues of the 1920s through the swing of the 1930s until down to the rock of the 1950s roll n and enough pop of 60s and 70s years today with a stylistic bandwidth,.

Some may seem “styleless”, but there is just so much good music from that time, that it would be a pity not to play them. Fine brass arrangements, a solid rhythm section and 2 singers with powerful voices guarantee a musical treat, you get nowadays not more often to hear. If they appreciate still “handmade music”, but just come over and get a few pleasant hours. Company contact: Climax band Cologne Klaus Wegener Finkenweg 18 53859 Niederkassel Tel: 02203-1830543 E-Mail: Web: PR contact: TMG24 Thomas M. Gangloff of Venlo str. 601 (B310) gives Tel: 01525 4070694 email: Web: