FRANK MUSCHALLE TRIO WITH DANI GUGOLZ AND PETER MÜLLER
Today the Frank Muschalle Trio belongs to the leading interpreters among the "second generation" of European boogie woogie musicians.
With the line - up of piano, doublebass, drums&vocals, the trio has been touring in Europe for years and the members of the trio played with musicians like Red Holloway, Axel Zwingenberger, Vince Weber, Carey Bell, Hubert Sumlin, Rusty Zinn, Herb Hardesty and Carey Smith to name a few.
At this point of time the trio has released 6 cds.
Daniel Gugolz (born in Zurich 1963) is self-taught as a musician and started out on piano in his teens. Later he switched to bass guitar and to upright bass, which is his main instrument today.
At an early age, he was inspired by his father's jazz record collection; in his later teens he began to lead various blues bands; he got the chance to be a professional musician at the age of 23, with the Mojo Blues Ban of Vienna, Austria. After visiting Chicago a few times and joining forces with musicians like Smokey Smothers, Hip Linkchain, Left Hand Frank and Eddie C. Campbell,
Dani concentrated more on the upright bass and is prominently featured in the rhythm sections of various groups such as FRANK MUSCHALLE TRIO, R&B CARAVAN and BLUE FLAGSHIPS.
Peter Müller, born in 1955, was first equipped with the musical genes that for many years helped him gain his first experiences as an amateur drummer in several Rock´n´Roll bands.
As a member of Mojo Bluesband from 1989 until 2001 he provided the band with the right rhythm and beat and developed into a reliable Blues and Boogie drummer.
He performed together with several renowned Blues and Boogie artists like Carrie Smith, , Jimmy Coe, Jimmy McCracklin, Hubert Sumlin, Carry Bell, Champion Jack Dupree, Big Smokey Smothers, Eddie C. Campbell, Bob Gaddy, Larry Dale, A.C.Reed, Jimmy Anderson, Taildragger, Rusty Zinn, Boston Blacky, Axel Zwingenberger, Vince Weber, Little Willie Littlefield, Lousiana Red, Red Holloway, Big Jay McNeely, Katie Webster, Dana Gillespie, Johnny Allan, Hubert Sumlin, Herb Hardesty.....One of the best drummers in the blues and boogie business, Peter Müller is in great demand as an accompanist in Piano-Blues and Boogie Woogie Sessions.