Electronic Press Kit
“…it is clear why he is regarded as one of the world’s foremost blues mandolinists.…the spirit of Yank Rachell lives on in Bert Deivert.” fRoots magazine, UK
Behind every song is a story, and Bert Deivert is happy to tell those tales, with lots of humor, to enthused audiences around the globe. The music ranges from passionate delta blues slide playing on the guitar, laid back country-blues on mandolin, and original songs that fit right in. An irresistible stew of genuine music, performed with joy and warmth!
Bert Deivert is an American roots & blues artist who has performed in 25 countries and collaborated with musicians all over the world for the past 48 years. He has released 14 of his own albums and played on many more.
Bert has played live or on albums with Peter Case, Charlie Musselwhite, Wanda Jackson, Eric Bibb, T-Model Ford, Sven Zetterberg, Memphis Gold, Libby Rae Watson, and many more…
“I always look forward to hearing Bert Deivert’s music because, like me, he loves the old style blues and he always does a great and faithful job of presenting it.” – Charlie Musselwhite, blues legend Grammy winner
“He’s one of of my favorite people and musicians…“ – Peter Case, Grammy nominated singer/songwriter
“Thank you for all you did to make our shows in Sweden a success! Your talents and abilities are great! Love, Wanda” – Wanda Jackson, rockabilly queen
“…best covers of Son House songs that I’ve ever heard, with faultless slide guitar work that I’m sure the great man himself would be proud of.” Blues Bytes, USA
“Bert Deivert is a key figure in the contemporary acoustic and semi-acoustic blues world.” – Blues Blast Magazine, USA
“Sweden’s resident mandolin wizard…” – Blues Finland
“…a new and highly original sound.” – BLUES BYTES – Mississippi, USA