Geoffrey Goodman King
The Austrian guitarist and singer Geoffrey Goodman King has been devoted to modern electric blues all his life. The way he is playing his guitar is extremely sensitive – always in contact with his own vice versa the audience ´s feelings.
His songs and his way of presenting songs so sensitively has been appreciated and known in the Austrian Blues-scene ever since.
The basis of his blues-band, consisting of 8 members, is represented through dynamic rhythmic instruments: percussion, bass, the guitar, the piano and the organ. The horn section – there are four differently tuned, present the musical pieces in an ambitious way.
Geoffrey Goodman King has performed in well-known locations such as:
Porgy&Bess (Vienna), ORF-Kulturcafe (Vienna), Jazzland (Vienna), Papas Tapas (Vienna), Zugabe (Vienna), Casino Baden (Baden), Jazzclub Live (Salzburg), La Boite á Swing (Le Locle/Switzerland), as well as at well-known festivals e.g.: Jazz Week Burghausen (Germany), Vienna Blues Spring (Vienna), Most & Jazz (Fehring), Bourbon Street Festival (Fieberbrunn), Goldegger Blues & Folktage (Goldegg).
Günther Blieweis – drums
Peter Wollner – bass
Wolfgang Tambour – rhythm guitar
Thomas Müller – piano, hammond organ
Jan Kolaja – trumpet, flugelhorn
Gerhard Aflenzer – trumpet, flugelhorn
Martin Huber – tenor saxophone
Martin Jank – baritone saxophone