Giggin’ in the city: on the music trail in Bangkok
Bangkok is an enormous city, home to millions of people, some of whom were not born here, but have chosen to make it their home. This is a story about music and musicians, specifically expat musicians in “The Big Mango” who, as well as possessing the desire to see and learn about new places, have music in their blood.
The first band we are going to look at are the Midnight Ramblers, named after a well-known song by Britain’s elder statesmen of rock n’ roll, The Rolling Stones. The band comprises Eric and the ageless Joe, both from the USA, respectively on vocals and lead guitar, Cameron (Canada) on bass, Arne (Norway) on drums, Christophe (France) on rhythm guitar, and Charles (USA/Thai) on sax, with veteran musician Roddy Lorimer joining him on trumpet when he is in town. They are devotees of the Stones music, although they don’t see themselves as a covers band, but rather a tribute band, and as…
Original published: 2018-08-31 12:00:36 Read the full Bangkok News here
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