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Hans Theessink (born 5 April 1948, Enschede, Netherlands) is a Dutch guitarist, [1 ] mandolinist, singer and songwriter, living in Vienna, Austria. He performs [2 ] blues and roots music, particularly in a Delta blues style. Theessink has released 20 albums, a songbook, a blues-guitar instruction video and a DVD.
In 2012, he released
Delta Time (2012), performed with Terry Evans and featuring Ry Cooder. [3 ]
In 2013, he released
Wishing Well, which he described as a retrospective album looking back at many of his favorite moments in his music career. The album also features several originals, including "House Up On The Hill," which he described as a song about flooding in Mississippi. Hans has said he was partly inspired by observing floods in his home country of The Netherlands during his childhood. [4 ]
References [ edit ]
^ Dicaire, David (2002). . McFarland. pp. 217–. More blues singers: biographies of 50 artists from the later 20th century ISBN 978-0-7864-1035-4 . Retrieved . 11 November 2011
^ Dacaire, David (December 19, 2001). . McFarland. pp. 222–223. More Blues Singers: Biographies of 50 Artists from the Later 20th Century 'Mandolin Man' was a heartfelt tribute to Yank Rachell, the great blues mandolin player... Theessink is a multi-instrumentalist, able to play...the mandolin... knows where to insert... a run of mandolin notes...
^ Horowitz, Hal (2012-09-18). "Delta Time - Hans Theessink, Ry Cooder, Terry Evans : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic . Retrieved . 2013-03-08
^ "Hans Theessink - Interview and Music". Americana Music Show. 2013-06-24 . Retrieved . 2013-11-01
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