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» What distinguishes the musician who lived for many years in Centro-America and Spain is, that he succeeds in credibly staging rock and blues phrasing with the indian Sitar.
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Songs, instrumentals, acoustic guitar and Payuta's electrified sitar-sound
create a wide and exciting musical spectrum in the payuta-typical ''worldbeat on the rocks''
'' for music lovers with a broad musical horizon necessarily advisable ''
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HARRY PAYUTA has released 11 very different albums under his name, each with its own mood and characteristics. The broad musical range of the productions ranges from soft to rock; from free improvisation to composed songs; from intrumental to the song.
» Working on the new studio-album: ONE MORE STEP / HARRY PAYUTA & FRIENDS
The album is a kind of retrospective and stretches a wide musical arc from Payuta's songs from the 90th with the rock band ''The Vee Jays'', a cross-section of his seven sitar albums (2003 - 2013), tracks from the guitar- and song-album ''Sweet Gloom'' (2016) and several new, unreleased songs.
All tracks have been revised and re-recorded. And for the first time, Payuta produced the album without guest musicians exclusively with his current trio HARRY PAYUTA & FRIENDS.
ONE MORE STEP offers a wide musical horizon from Harry Payuta's three decades of eventful musical life. The deliberate restriction to a trio in the implementation resulted in a perfect fusion of different epochs and musical styles to a homogeneous band-sound.
» Back at the start: '' HARRY PAYUTA & Friends '' with a new cast: Harry Payuta: sitar - guitar - vocals
Ralf Marckardt: bass - backing vocals & Jens Kolweyh: drums. First concerts from Sept. 2019
» Collaboration as a sitarist, singer, bassist and co-producer on the album THE EDGE by BELLA DONNA (Art-Rock / Bayreuth), which will be released on April 2019.
» Guest appearance at the TV Talk-Show ''Budder bei die Fische'' in Bremen / Germany
» Concerts with the HARRY PAYUTA & NOB WESCH BAND and a tour through several german cities with the psychedelic rock band THE ELECTRIC FAMILY.
2016: Concerts in El Salvador with local musicians.
» Return to Germany in his hometown Bremen and since then again active in various musical projects: Harry Payuta & Friends, The Electric Family, Sun Temple Circus, Bella Donna, Harry Payuta & Nob Wesch Band a.o.
2013 - 2015:
» one-year stay in San Sebastian / Spain, where the 11th album was produces with a Cuban percussionist. For the first time, this is a song album, on which in addition to the sitar also reinforced the acoustic guitar is used.
2007 - 2013:
» 6 years stay in El Salvador / Centro-America. Numerous concerts and productions of two albums with local musicians and Nob Wesch/Germany. Several appearances on TV shows and invitations to radio interviews in El Salvador.
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1 - BELLA DONNA (as Sitarist, Singer and Bassist)
2 - THE ELECTRIC FAMILY (as Bassist and Sitarist)
3 - SUN TEMPLE CIRUS (as Bassist und Sitarist)
4 - THE FURIOUS SWAMPRIDERS (as Singer, Bassist und Guitarrist)
5 - SECOND SKY, Dub- and Trip-Hop Project from Pennsylvania/USA (as Sitaris)t)
6 - RAVEENA, in the indian Video- and CD-Production ''Gayatri Mantra'' of the indian Pop-Singer Raveena (as Sitarist)
7 - SECOND SKY, Dub- and Trip-Hop Project from Pennsylvania/USA (as Sitarist))
8 - HUUN-HUUR-TUU from Tuva / Mongolia (as Sitarist, Guitarrist and Producer of two Remixes)
9 -DEEP TALK, Trance-Duo with keyboarder Volker Kahrs from GROBSCHNITT (as Singer, Bassist, Guitarrist, Sitarist and Didgerodoo-Player)
10 - EARTRANCEPORT, Ethno-Trance-Jazz Projet with members from Embryo, Amon Düül and musicians from Mali and Marokko (as Bassist and Didgeridoo-Player))
11 - THE ELECTRIC FAMILY / Worldlooker (as Bassist und Sitarist)
12 - THE ELECTRIC FAMILY / Lavender (as Bassist und Sitarist)
Press: Rock Times
» The occasionally living in El Salvador string wizard has succeeded in an impressive manner,
to use the sitar to let western sounds and relaxed rock rule «
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