• West Coast Music

    As the name indicates West Coast Music has its origin on the American West Coast. The music emphasizes melody, harmonies and arrangements, and the vocal and instrumental performances are always with great skill and of high quality. The music is often performed by pop/rock artists from the American West Coast, but is in no way limited to any geografical area.

Newest Things – New Album From Claude Weisberg

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Claude Weisberg was born in Genoa-Italy in 1966. He performed for many local artists and groups like backing vocals.

He was lead vocal of progressive-rock groups called WINGS OF DESTINY and GLAMIS since 1995 til 1998. He left GLAMIS at the beginning of 1999 for starting his solist career with a project called “DIFFERENT WORLD”, showing love for his favourite music and artists as Genesis, Marillion, Toto and David Foster. Maurizio Antognoli (AELIAN), Luca Canepa, Adriano Arena and Marco Carbone (ALIVE) enjoyed this project.

After an hiatus of 12 years, on September 2011 Claude entered in studio for recording songs for his new e.p. “Here I am”, released for Maia Records on July 14th and July 12th on I-Tunes. The album, recorded and mixed at Sherwood Forest by Andrea Vassalini, contains 4 songs in perfect style between Toto and Gino Vannelli’s sounding with many important collaborations of musicians as Herman Furin (Work Of Art), Henrik Linder (Dirty Loops), Taylor Mesple, Charlie Giardina (Flamedown), Jean Michel Byron (ex Toto), Michael Thompson, Robbie Buchanan, Maurizio Antognoli, Adriano Arena, Luca Canepa, Magnus Midelf, Marco Carbone, Robert Ingebretsen.

“Here I am” got very positive critic reviews around the world and Claude was so excited to go on through that incredible adventure.

Claude Weisberg news CD “Newest Things”, which contains 13 songs in a charming mix of sounds around westcoast and sophisticated pop and with special guest musicians as Herman Furin and Robert Sall of Work of Art, all Kilimanjaro band, Charlie Giardina and Emiliano Gimenez of Flamedown, Michael Landau, Jimmy Haslip,Robbie Buchanan, Alexander Kronbrink of Sonic Station, Michael Thompson, Jean Michel Byron, Henrik Linder of Dirty Loops, David Diggs, Bernhard Zimmermann, Andy Connell, Magnus Midelf, Anders Theander, the marvellous horn section, Anders Sjögren, Fredrik Oscarsson and the great Italian musicians who collaborate with Claude since many years: Federico Pergolesi, Andrea Di Puccio, Adriano Arena, Maurizio Antognoli, Christian Marras, Nick Muneratti, Riccardo Merlini, Marco Carbone, and many others.

Newest Things was recorded and mixed between September 2012 and October 2016, mixed by Herman Furin at Hefu Studios, Enkoping, Sweden and Andrea Vassalini at Primary Room Studios, Genoa, Italy.

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Good music enriches your life. At BLUE DESERT we are passionate about this particular yet wide-ranging style of music we call West Coast Music. This site is a modest tribute to the music and the performing artists, who through the (many) years have given us - and continue to give us - endless hours of musical enjoyment. As long-time fans we want to share our enthusiasm, experiences and views with fellow connoisseurs as well as curious newcomers. If we can do our bit to help promote this great music and all the gifted artist – well, then we have succeeded.

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