In a broad sense his music belongs to the blues genre and is a mix of soul , gospel , blues and country sometimes spiced with Cuban and Brazilian rythms.
With his smoky vocals this becomes a very soulfull expression. His lyrics are drawn from his personal treasure chest of experience and deal with subjects like love, longing, loss and joy. With these world class musicians by his side, all you can do as I did so many times during the recordings of Southward bound is sit back, close your eyes and enjoy the colours.
Its release coincides with my 60th birthday and it celebrates the music that first inspired me to become a guitar-playing singer. Being as passionate about writing songs as I am about singing and playing traditional material, I couldn't resist including the self-penned tunes at the end of the record. These newer songs, are the 'children' of the older ones. As always we have strived to achieve the authentic sound which Eric has always loved and it may be of interest to note that the recordings were made using the very same Valve Stereo-Microphone as on his first album!
Bluegrass continues to inspire beyond the borders of the countries of its origins with a new band from Sweden adding another facet to the jewel of Bluegrass Picture Disc. Out of Print. Direct to disc. Creation Date Release Date Availability In Stock. Format Reel to Reel Tape. Genre : Sampler. Label : Opus 3. Preorder A Preorder is an item that has not yet been released. Features Interviews Lists.
Streams Videos All Posts. Genre Jazz. Track Listing. I Hear Ya Talkin. Frank Wess. Current Stock:. Click Here for Sound Samples! Vaquero - Tiny Island 4. Blues Opus 3 - Kjell Ohman 5. O Ango Tango - Cirrus 6. Comes Love - Swedish Jazz Kings 7. Sanctus - Erik Westburg Vocal Ensemble 9. Orientale - Stockholm Guitar Trio Overture to Carmen - Bizet String Quartet No.Opus de Blues is an album nominally led by saxophonist/flautist Frank Wess that was recorded in but not released on the Savoy label until it was first issued in .