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Chris Bergson Band

The Chris Bergson Band's new CD Bitter Midnight was released in Europe by Continental Record Services on March 17, 2017 and in the U.S. on 2 Shirts Records on April 4, 2017. 

Bitter Midnight was named Album of the Month in the March issue of Gitarist Magazine (NL). Kevin Pasman writes: "As we've come to expect from Bergson, Bitter Midnight is full of tasty, intuitive guitar work and passionate vocals but besides that, the album's also a triumph for his qualities as a composer. And that is exactly why it's not fair to keep labeling him as a blues artist: both his songs as his guitar skills go far beyond the borders of the genre. We hear here the work of a man who imposes on himself absolutely no limitations, with a swinging, lively record as a result. An absolute must for fans of blues, soul and southern rock." 

The Chris Bergson Band's new release Bitter Midnight is the band's first studio album since 2011's critically acclaimed Imitate the Sun. Bitter Midnight showcases the band's "gut-busting, horn-bedecked NY blues" (MOJO) with eleven original songs all recorded to two-inch tape at Brooklyn's Mighty Toad Recording Studio. New York Blues Hall of Fame guitarist/singer Chris Bergson " of the most inventive songwriters in modern blues music" (All Music Guide) is joined on the album by soul singer Ellis Hooks (Steve Cropper), baritone saxophonist Jay Collins (Gregg Allman), trumpeter Steven Bernstein (Levon Helm), drummers Aaron Comess (Spin Doctors), Tony Mason (Darlene Love), bassists Andy Hess (Gov't Mule), Richard Hammond (Joan Osborne), Matt Clohesy (Patti Austin), and keyboardist/tenor saxophonist Craig Dreyer (Dispatch). 

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