Paul Griesbach [Y2K]|
phone: +49 (0)30 451 79 22
saxophones, flute, synthesizer
Born in New York, raised in San Francisco, came to Berlin in 1983 and has been a professional musician ever since. In California, played with The Blind Lemon Band and the Shroomtones. Also studied jazz and composition at De Anza College in San Jose.
Since 1983 has played many major european Blues and Jazz festivals (Amsterdam, Leverkusen, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Milan, Ravenna, Ascona etc.) with such artists as Champion Jack Dupree, Memphis Slim, Carey Bell, Queen Yahna, Rosay and Robert Cray. Has also played with Guitar Crusher & The Midnight Rockers, The Blisters, Element of Crime, Overhead, Eb Davis & The Radio Kings, Mike Russell and Black Heritage, as well as many others.
Played in the Rocky Horror Show band at the Berliner Kammerspiele and Cabaret at the Theater des Westens between 1987-88, also playing regularly at the Chameleon Variete in Berlin. Played often in many of the important clubs around northern Europe, including Quasimodo (Berlin), Sinnkasten (Frankfurt), Jazzhaus (Freiburg), Atlantis (Basel), Meervaart (Amsterdam), etc.
Love to Sing the Blues: Eb Davis Bluesband / Acoustic Music
Googa Mooga: Guitar Crusher / Blue Sting
From the Best: Nan Mayen / Independent
Eat Walter Zarges: Eat Walter Zarges / Independent
Nubian Magic: Ali Hassan Kuban / Delabel
An einem Sonntag im April: Element of Crime / Motor-Polygram
Tuff: House of the Rising Funk / Independent
Emocao: Geraldo Lucio / Red Clouds
Jah Say: Fangbedji Fanick Marie Verger / Independent