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About


The Dutchman Harp Mitch is one of the harpplayers who's life remains the old blues from the fifties of the last century, with his harmonica and voice. Both literally and figuratively.

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With his typical huge sound and appearance, he`s not holding the names of before, such as:
Little Walter, George "Harmonica" Smith and William Clarke,
but also many large contemporary "Harpplayers" such as:
Rod Piazza, Rick Estrin, Mitch Kashmar, RJ Mischo and many others.
He knows how to mix those influences at his own sound and groove.
Don't forget the songs from his own pencil such as: One More Time, I really do my best, Little Boys Talk, Deep Brown...
Harp Mitch is distinguished by the authentic way of approaching
"Old School Blues".

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After have been on the road for many years with his former band The Bluescasters, he is now on his own with several different top musicians .
With the release of two CDs (2010 and 2012), many festivals and gigs, supporting for Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers (USA) in 2011 and 2014, Egidio "Juke" Ingala (It) 2014, Tommy Schneller Band (Ger) 2013 , BB &The Blues Shacks (Ger) 2016 (to mention a few!), he has already a booklet full with great experiences !

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Concerts 2017


2017-01-11

20:00h

Harp Mitch & Friends (Attention! Concert is been cancelled)

Nordhorn (Ger)

Location Brauhaus Nordhorn
Harp Mitch with Kai Strauss, Jasper Mortier & Alex Lex
www.kaistrauss.com
www.jaspermortier.com
www.facebook.com/alexlexdrums?fref=ts

www.alteweberei.de

2017-01-28

22:00h

Harp Mitch & The Sheiks of R & B

Haaksbergen (NL)

Bluesnight Haaksbergen
location Cafe Zeezicht


2017-02-10

19:00h

The Sheiks of R & B feat. Harp Mitch

Enschede (NL)

Location BMW Broekhuis Enschede
Spaansland 10
7543 BG Enschede


2017-02-17

20:00h

Harp Mitch & The Sheiks of R & B

Kleve (GER)

Tanzpalast Bresserberg
Königsallee 190
47533 Kleve
http://tanzpalast-bresserberg.npage.de

www.klangfabrik-kleve.de

2017-03-10

20:00h

Harp Mitch & Helmut Jakobs

Nordhorn(GER)

Exposition "Künstlern aus der Grafschaft Bentheim"
Angelika Metten und Miho Nicoloff
Pantings and Graphic Works
Location Weßling Kambach Bitzer Rechtsanwälte
Sandstiege 12
48529 Nordhorn


2017-03-18

21:00h

Harp Mitch & The Sheiks of R & B

Ootmarsum (NL)

Location Stadscafe "in den Guldene Crone"

www.stadscafe.nl

2017-03-26

11:00h

Harp Mitch & The Sheiks of R & B

Bad Bentheim (GER) (Sieringhoek)

Feat. Drummer Joel Purkess(CAN)
Location Diele Niehaus Sieringhoek(GER)
Zur Brechte 4
48455 Bad Bentheim
(Privat Party)


2017-04-21

20:00h

Harp Mitch & The Sheiks of R & B

Spijkerboor (NL)

Veenbraand Bluesfestival
location Cafe 't Keerpunt www.tkeerpunt.nl

http://www.drentseblues.nl

2017-05-04

22:00h

Harp Mitch & The Sheiks of R & B

Hengelo(ov) (NL)

Feat. Drummer Joel Purkess(CAN)
Location Cafe de Cactus

www.decactus.nl

2017-05-28

16:00h

Harp Mitch & The Offbeats

Hoogeveen (NL)

Location Cafe de Lijst

http://www.cafedelijst.nl/

2017-06-11

11:00h

Harp Mitch & The Sheiks of R & B

Bad Bentheim (GER)

Frühschoppen im Musiktheater Hennekens Hof

www.hennekenshof.de

2017-06-21

18:00h

Harp Mitch & Helmut Jakobs

Meppen (GER)

Exposition 25 years Int. Blues & Jazz Festival Meppen by Heinrich Jansen
Location Stadthaus Meppen

www.jansen-fotografie.de

2017-08-04

19:00h

Harp Mitch & The Offbeats feat. ‘mr 88’ Douwe van der Meulen on piano & The Hy-Style Horns Hans Wijbergen (tenorsaxophone) & Kees Romers (baritonsaxophone)

Meppen (GER) mainstage Windthorstplatz

25 Int. Blues & Jazz Festival Meppen (GER)

www.bluesundjazznacht.de

2017-09-02

21:00h

Harp Mitch & The Sheiks of R&B

Apeldoorn (NL)

Location Bluescafe Apeldoorn

www.bluescafe.nl

2017-10-13

21:00h

Harp Mitch & The Sheiks of R&B

Hengelo(ov) (NL)

Bluesfestival Hengelo
Location The Three Musketeers

www.bluesfestivalhengelo.nl

2017-11-04

20:00h

Harp Mitch & The Trutones feat. The Hy-Style Horns Hans Wijbergen (tenorsaxophone) & Kees Romers (baritonsaxophone)

Schüttorf (Ger)

Schüttorfer Musiknacht 2017
Mainstage
UJZ Komplex Schüttorf e.V.
Mauerstraße 56
48465 Schüttorf

http://www.komplex-schuettorf.de

Videos




CDs


Releases:

Tell Me (2010)

Tell Me (2010)

Tracklist:

  1. Tell me
  2. Down so Long
  3. Lookie Here
  4. Sinister Woman
  5. Stormy Monday
  6. Walk with Me
  7. Brand new House
  8. So Blind
  9. Too Right to Run

Little Boys (2012)

Little Boys Talk (2012)

Tracklist:

  1. No More Dogging
  2. Real Love
  3. Little Boys Talk
  4. One More Time
  5. Tell Me Mama
  6. Black Night
  7. I Really Do My Best
  8. The Toddle
  9. Somebody
  10. Up The Line
  11. Deep Brown
  12. Another Man Done Gone

My support


During my harmonica journey, which I'm still on.
I'm getting the support of many people.
In particular I wanna give my thanks to :

My Family
My Wife and Son . They given me the power and support to get on.....I love them so much.

My good Friend and Mentor
Gerrit Ekkelenkamp from the Netherlands. He is the one who shares
his almost 40 years experiences of the Harmonica and the Equipment with me.

My Brother in Harp
Martin Liening from Germany. He is the person who showed me the first steps
on the harmonica and put me in the world of Westcoast Blues..

My Harmonicacustomizer
Ron van Hal from the Netherlands. He is the person that prepares
my harmonicas. So I can play much comfortable as possible.
www.mondharmonicawinkel.nl

My good Friend and Photographer
Heinrich Jansen from Germany. The support with his photos is great.
www.jansen-fotografie.de

My Music Brother
Jos who showed me as a little kid what Kind of Music this world have!


Contact


+31 6 44749049

harpmitch1@gmail.com