TAURUS at Music Club Live/Hamburg | May 2nd 2015 | 8:00 PM | € 9 | GUIDO BUNGENSTOCK (Guitar), MIKEL ALLEN (Bass/Voc), HEINZ LICHIUS(Drums) & ART BRAUER(Keys) & YOGI JOKUSCH(Perc)
TAURUS represents an uncompromising mix of powerful melodic rock songs and mind-blowing virtuosity combined with spontaneous live improvisation. Top-class musicians from Germany, USA & Russia support bandleader GUIDO BUNGENSTOCK.
The actual Line-up:
MIKEL ALLEN(Voc, Bs)
Special guest: SEBASTIAN TREU(Voc)
Heard as a session player on numerous rock and pop productions and live musician for international artists like DAVID GARFIELD(Steve Lukather, George Benson, Los Lobotomys), JACK THAMMARAT, VINAI TRINATEEPAKDEE, ONITA BOONE, TERRI B! GREEN, KOSHO(Söhne Mannheims), RICK LATHAM(Edgar Winter), ULI KUSCH(Helloween, Masterplan), BENNY GREB, OTTO WAALKES, FRANK BRIGGS, SYLVAN and many more. He shared festival stages with ULI JON ROTH, RANDY HANSEN, MARCUS DEML, ASIA, JETHRO TULL, FISH, BLIND EGO etc.
Multiple Grammy winner TOTO‘s STEVE LUKATHER, Blues Fusion God RAY GOMEZ and JIMI HENDRIX emulator RANDY HANSEN give Guido’s performances and playing high accolades.
MIKEL ALLEN(Bass, Vocals)
Worked as a session player for ORANGE BLUE, GROVER WASHINGTON JR., ROBBIE NEVILLE, INGA RUMPH, IAN CUSSICK and many soul projects. Whenever a tight bass groove or a soulful voice is needed, Mikel is the „the first call“ in North Germany.
He studied jazz piano in Moscow and Cologne and played for various musical productions such as CATS, SISTER ACT, TARZAN. Tour musician for TOM BECK, RTL LIVE BAND e.g. A pianist and keyboardist for all types of music.
The very busy drummer is playing with international artists like NDR BIGBAND, HR BIGBAND, ULITA KNAUS, JONAS SCHOEN, JÜRGEN ATTIG, JO GALLARDO, JON HAMMOND, ROLAND CABEZAS, SIDE BY SIDE, ULLA MEINECKE and ORANGE BLUE.
With his versatile percussion groove he already completed hundreds of productions e.g. Achim Reichel, REVOLVERHELD, MAMMA MIA, The Lion King, VICKY LEANDROS, WORLD DRUM TRIO, TRUCK STOP.