Think of Pokey Lafarge and Tom Waits visiting Django Reinhard, drinking a big mug of coffee while listening to Robert Johnson. An energetic renewing old-skool ragtime, gypsyjazz and roots/blues band playin with a rock&roll attitude, ‘’RAG’N ROLL’’!!!
The last 2 years the band produced the very well received EP ‘’Ain’t Nobody’’ the single + video ‘’Love & Lust’’, played all over The Netherlands and toured in Norway, Italy, Spain, Lithuania, Potugal, Belgium and the UK.
The band won the finals of the ‘’Dutch Blues Challenge’’ and therefore represented The Netherlands in Memphis, USA, at the ‘’International Blues Challenge’’ and at the ‘’European Blues Challenge 2018’’ in Hell, Noorwegen where they won!
On Oktober 26, 2018 the band has released their first full length album worldwide: ‘’Rag ’n Roll’’ (comic and other songs for smoking concerts), along with the new videoclip ‘’Mr. Coqburn’’ by ‘’RUF’’ –records, Germany and will be touring all over Europe again in 2019.
So spread the rumour: ‘’The Ragtime Rumours’’ are coming!!
The band is:
Tom Janssen: acoustic guitar, lead vocals
Niki van der Schuren: upright-bass, vocals, flute, bariton saxophone
Thimo Gijezen: electric guitar, accordeon, piano, vocals
Sjaak Korsten: drums, kazoo, washbord, vocals