VOSS isoneofthemostrequested German studiomusicians, a man with a profoundbackgroundboth in pop and classicalmusic. He has made his mark not onlythrough his sessionworkforthelikesof Dionne Warwick, Errol Brown and others, but also a memberof Germany's distinguishedfusion band CODERA. But VOSS is also a man whotook his time tocarefullydevelop his ownmusicalidentity - onlynowfullypresentedon his longawaited first solo-album "Cravings"
Theguitar style of VOSS has beeninfluencedby Mark Knopfler, George Benson, Eric Clapton, Robben Ford and Larry Carlton, butthe man from Bremen isfartotalented and artisticallyambitioustomerelycopyoremulateotherpeople'sacchievements. So themusic VOSS offersnowisdeliveredwith an unmistakablevery personal touch and on a levelwiththelikesof Joe SatrianiorHilram Bullock - modern guitarmusic de luxe.
What VOSS and his producer Dirk Busch haveputtogether in the form of "Cravings" ismorethan just another instrumental guitaralbum: with a carefullyselectedteamoftop-notchsessionplayers from Europe and L.A. (amongthemnotableslike Jimmy Johnson, Lenny Castro and Carlos Vega) theyhavecreatedtrackswith an astoundingstylisticvariety. Thereismoretothismusicthanshowyriffs and self-indulgentbravado: depth and taste! Eachnoteisplayedwithcare and givenitsspecific emotional meaning. And when VOSS allowshimselfoccassionallytotake a light and humorousapproach, he doesitwithmaximum style and sophistication: his tricky versionoftheevergreen "Guantanamera" is a fineexampleofmusicalwit and impeccablecraftsmanship.