Biography / Info
Silent Conversation is a subtle album written and sung by Pat Maessen, composed and played on piano by Evert Verhees. Noisy rhythm machines and distorted guitars were left out on purpose. It reveals in about 30 minutes time ... 8 musical pearls.
» Label: Supertonic Music
Pat Maessen is of dutch origin. With her two sisters she first formed a vocal trio called 'Hearts Of Soul' which represented the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1970. In 1974 the moved to Belgium to form the group 'Dream Express' which represented Belgium at the same Contest in 1977. During that time Pat began working in the studios as a backing vocalist on productions of Laurie Latham, Squeeze, Toots Thielemans, Nana Mouskouri, etc.
Evert Verhees, a much in demand bassplayer, has had since 1975 an important share in many belgian as well as international productions: his bass can be heard on records of Alain Chamfort, Richard Cocciante, Laurent Voulzy, Soulsister, Eddy Mitchell, Julien Clerc, Salvatore Adamo, Clouseau, etc.. From 1981 on Evert sets himself to composing, arranging and producing for many artists such as Maurane, Toots Thielemans, Clouseau, Natalia, Viktor Lazlo etc.. He writes music for film and publicity spots and plays live with e.g. Soulsister, Julien Clerc, Eddy Mitchell, Philip Catherine.