The Blues: A World View
Dan Klarskov & The Honey
Drippers (Clearwood Records, Clear-981) reside not in Chicago,
Memphis or Detroit but Copenhagen.
Dan Klarskov, blues
guitarist and vocalist, residing Denmark, has absorbed a
history of American blues from Louis Armstrong and Big Joe
Turner to T-Bone Walker and Jimmy Rushing and has packaged it
all soundly on this Danish disc.
Describing himself as a
"mechanical engineer by trade" and a full time blues
musician by design, Klarskov and a superb band cover such
classics as Big Joe" "Wee Wee Baby" Louis
Armstrong's "Back O' Town Blues and Roy Milton's "Night
and Day" and T-Bone Walker's Strollin' With Bone".
Giving the sound of this session a gritty bottom is tenor
saxophonist Anders Gaardmand and Peter Lapiki's organ.
from Copenhagen, well, why not? Dan Klarskov & The Honey
Drippers is distributed by Mis. Label and is available in the
U.S. For more info contact Dan
By Herb Nolan