John H. Schiessler
"I stumbled upon African music, when I first listened to Ladysmith Black Mambazo, an acapella choir from Joburg - their appearance on Paul Simons album 'Graceland' brought them fame later on.
They blew me away. Then I listened to more African music and fell in love with the rhythms and vocals."
(John H. Schiessler)
John describes Vanilla Moon as
"World / Ethno" music.
A vibrant blend of African, Indian and
European rhythms, melodies and voices -
skillfully combined with
Blues licks and Lounge music.
An exciting, original sound which truly shares with the listener his vast knowledge and depth of understanding of
The music was co-written with Axel Kowollik and Catharina von Liel (lyrics);
with John H. Schiessler playing all of
the instruments, programming and
singing all vocals.
Recorded and mixed at his own studio,
Dejohn Studio, in Munich, Germany - and
mastered by Bobby Altvater at Sky Studio,
Munich, for Sky Productions in 2009.