Lucerne lies on the banks of the Mississippi too!
«Brilliantly delivered original compositions and Blues-standards, deeply rooted in traditional blues, live recorded – Richard Koechli bows before the legends and gets every bluesloving soul moving. If it weren’t for the few songs written in Swissdialect, no one would ever come to the conclusion that this exceptional celebration of sounds from the motherland of the blues is being delivered by someone from along the Reuss River in Lucerne. Koechli impressively proves why he is considered to be one of Europe’s leading blues and slide guitarists. From a musical point of view, it doesn’t even matter what the name of the river in Lucerne is. Richard Koechli wouldn’t go unnoticed on the Mississippi. He would be welcomed with open arms as will ‚Howlin‘ with the bad boys'...»
Guido Schmidt (President Lucerne Blues Festival)