Tristan – Lifestyle

”The best of the seventies brought to 2016” is what TOTO guitarist and singer Steve Lukather came up with when he heard the music of TRISTAN!

Feel good vintage Acid Jazz music with the energy, vibe and sound of 2016 by some of today’s best contemporary pop/jazz musicians from Europe. Funky rhythm guitars, Hammonds, Fender Rhodes and synths, and a rhythm section that has been playing together for decades. All this gives singer Evelyn Kallansee the solid ground to make her beautiful vocal sound shine. It will bring you back to that great sound of the seventies. On their mostly live played debut album “Full Power” they are joined by a hornsection, a string section and a host of backing vocalists. While the music may hold clear echo’s from bands like Tower of Power, Snarky Puppy and classic acid jazz acts like Incognito and Brand New Heavies, what makes this band really stand out is the high energy of the grooves and the quality of the writing and arranging. Tristan – Full Power is a startling fresh debut album from a band consisting of real musicians. If you like plastic-made-up music by artists that have been processed and autotuned to death then this album may not be your cup of tea. If you on the other hand like well written live played and intelligently arranged Acid Jazz performed by great musicians this might just be the album you are looking for!

Evelyn Kallansee : Lead & Backing Vocals
Sebastiaan Cornelissen : Drums
Frans Vollink : Bass
Coen Molenaar : Keyboards
Guy Nikkels : Guitar
Martin Verdonk : Percussion
Dedre Twiss : Backing Vocals
Debbie Helaha : Backing Vocals
Erwin Van Motman : Backing Vocals
The Heavy Horns
Frank Deruytter : Sax
Nico :Scheepers :Trumpet
Carlo Mertens : Trombone

Arranged & Produced by Frans Vollink, Coen Molenaar, Sebastiaan Cornelisen