Nico Backton & The Wizards Of Blues (FRANCE)
Roots & Stories
©Naked Productions 2009
Nico Backton: guitars, dobros, cigar box guitars, 12-string guitar, hammond xb2, piano & vocals
Christian Michel: bass, contrabass
François Miniconi: drums, cajon, percussions
Richie Faret: harmonica-harp
guest: Thierry Lopez, lead guitar on T-Model Ford Blues
"This record is an appointment with history you are not allowed to miss" Blues Again Magazine
"A luxuriant lesson for all those who want to review their knowledge about the Blues"
Rock & Folk Magazine
"An excellent record !" - ABS Magazine
Nico Backton is very pleased to present the 'Wizards of Blues' for a musical journey from Memphis to Chricago, crossing the shores of the Yazoo River...
With Chris Michel on bass, François Miniconi on drums and Richie FARET on harp,
"Nico Backton & Wizards of Blues" cross the United States from down South up to the cold North, from dusty cottonfields to the screaming streets of Chicago meeting either the most famous, either unknown Blues-artists or songs from the 30's, 40's, 50's...
Nico Backton & Wizards of Blues is considered by specialized critics and press as one of the best acoustic Blues bands on the French Scene. They played on most of the biggest french Blues-Festivals all over France, like Blues sur Seine, Blues en V.O., Les Rendez-vous de l'Erdre, Europa Blues Night, Europa Jazz Festival Blues Tour, Jazz sous les Pommiers, Blues en Loire, Andernos Jazz and many more, will share the main scene at the Cahors Blues Festival 2009 with the biggest american Bluesartists amongst others...