The multi-instrumentalist Roger Matura (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, mellotron, accordion, harmonica, percussion, vocals) gathered a group of high quality musicians in the studio for their musical interpretation of “Time Traveller”. They include Klaus Hoffmann-Hook (mellotron), who is well-known for his own World/Electronic Music project “mind over matter”, Thomas Kagermann (violin), Armin Dahm (mini moog, fender rhodes), Jürgen Goldschmidt (bass), Carsten Krey (guitar), Ean Gidman (brass) and Dane Roberts (double bass), who is well known both as a bassist and a viola da gamba player in the field of classical and Baroque music.
The special nature of “Time Traveller” lies not least in the songs’ arrangements. The discerning use of instrumental rarities, such as the mellotron, a kind of “historical sampler”, in combination with “classical” instruments such as the double bass and piano, as well as wind instruments, allows Matura to achieve more than a quotation from past decades:
“Time Traveller” is an authentic review and a homage to life itself…