Today's featured Winklepicker: Roger Melcher

Today, Roger Melcher, the lead singer of the band presents himself:

born 17th march 1964

profession: electrician with own company

start singing and playing harmonica at 16


Muddy Waters, Steve Marriott, Dr Feelgood, Lee mc Bee, The Rolling Stones

James Harman, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Duke Ellington


1982-1992: Stoker as Vocalist

1998-2001 Five Pack. First band with mastermind Roland Meyer on guitar

The Winklepickers

2001 – 2002 first lineup as a Rhythm ‘n’ Blues band with Roland Meyer, Paul Keltesch (dr) and Michel Mangen (bass guitar)

2002 – 2006: Roland Meyer, Sylvain Schrantz (bass ) Tommy Lehnert (dr)

2006 – 2009: Roland Meyer, Paul Lebrun (bass), Tommy Lehnert

2009– until today: Roland Meyer, Paul Lebrun, Paul Neuen (dr)

Background vocals on cd for nazz nazz, gollo steffen

Gigs as guest harp player for the Sayre Brothers Bluesband, the Little Bluesband, Out of Tune


Harmonicas: Hohner, Silvertone

Amplifiers: Homebrew tube amps 5,15,40 watts, Weber Speakers

Mics: Shure Bullet, JT 30

it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing

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