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Friday, Feb 14 2014 | 16:40 Buy this now at GoodToGo (B2B)

The Eminent StarsMusic is the depth of the soul and we ain’t talking about some figurative spirit that escapes to heaven when we kiss our last breath goodbye. Nah man, this the deep soul of music that triggers the feet to keep moving. It is the soul that swings survival, get down boogie good times, cause these times, keep getting heavy!

The Eminent Stars, founders saxophonist Ben Mendes and drummer Toon Oomen love the feel of Dr. John, Freddie King and The Meters. The musical energy that emerged like lightening from cities like New Orleans during the 60’s/70’s. After various get downs and musical happenings, the two planned to record a session with some great musician friends. Tracks were layed out and etched in, live. All in one dusty old room with some vintage equipment to capture the sounds of an old but not forgotten groove. Joined by American singer-songwriter Bruce James and vocalists such as Imelda, Lana Gordon and Steffen Morrison make the Eminent Stars complete.

When the rains flood and the levees eventually break. When hell’s fire is doused by the pouring down of the heavens. The only thing left to guide your way in the darkness will be the Eminent Stars.

The album will be released on CD, Vinyl-LP and as digital download. The LP includes a download voucher for the full album and is limited to 500 hand-numbered copies.

The Eminent Stars are:
Toon Oomen – drums, percussion and guitars
Ben Mendes – saxophones, producer and recording engineer
Mischa den Haring – guitars
Andert Tijsma – bass
Dirk Beets – trumpet

www.eminentstars.com

Tracklisting:

01. Bens Dungeon
02. Hearts Are Jumping feat. Bruce James
03. The Club feat. Steffen Morrison
04. Ready to Fly feat. Imelda
05. Jumping Beans
06. A Good Woman feat. Bruce James
07. Write Me feat. Lana Gordon
08. Dead Cat feat. Bruce James
09. My Baby Is Hot
10. Tune In
11. Smokey One feat. Steffen Morrison
12. Slow Cooking Baby
13. Voodoo Do Mar feat. Aricia Mess

The album The Eminent StarsSittin’ In” (Tramp Records) is going to be released February 21, 2014.

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