Private Time Machine is a riff based groovy rock/jazz/funk/blues power band. The 11 piece band with horns, poetry and vocals blends an exciting mix of 70’s rock, funk, blues, jazz and soul. Elements of Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Sly & The Family, Urban Dance Squad, Charles Mingus, Yes, Pink Floyd, etc. But most of all it sound like the music of Eric van der Westen whose signature is clear on every composition
Eric van der Westen – Bassguitar & vocals
Guido Nijs – Tenorsaxophone
Aron Raams – Guitar
Marc Schenk – Drums
Jeroen van Vliet – Fender Rhodes
Martin Fondse – Synths
Koen Smits – Trumpet
Joël Botma – Trumpet
Efe Erdem – Trombone
Donald Simoen – Altosaxophone
Jimmy Rage – Poetry & Spoken Word
01 – Thrice (11:59)
02 – No Smoke On The Horizon (9:09)
03 – Colours Change In Time (20:23)
04 – All In Vain (13:46)
05 – Love Song (7:45)
06 – Bright And Light In The Dark Ages (06:12)
07 – Orange Is The New Black (10:09)
All compositions written and arranged by Eric van der Westen.
All spoken word & poetry by Jimmy Rage.
Recorded on December 13 & 14 2017 and January 3 2018 by Arthur Theunissen in Studio Cell4, Rossum, The Netherlands.
Additional recordings by Bernard Jussen in The Tafelberg Studio, Tilburg, The Netherlands.
Mixed by Arthur Theunissen, Guido Nijs & Eric van der Westen.
Mastered on June 13 2018 by Peter Brussee in the Q Point Studio, Hilversum.
Cover design by Susan van Mourik / www.nextstep.nl
Painting by Davy Saarloos / www.davysaarloos.nl
Photography by Wim Roelsma, Paulus Aarts, Niklas Zimmer, Cees van de Ven, Nathan Reinds, Tami Matuoka, Ron Beenen, Marije Blacquière and Sterk Water.
Produced by Guido Nijs & Eric van der Westen.
Executive producer: Eric van der Westen.
Label: EWM Music