Welcome to "At home" Tour
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PG born in 1968, he has been known in Italy as the leader of the Blues Band Papaleg.
He had acquired a unique own way to render his emotions trough the 6 strings of the resonator guitar.
Thanks to his intense study of the delta blues masters (Charlie Patton, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bukka White, Furry Lewis, Mississippi Fred McDowell)
the bottleneck became the main way to express himself.
He met Marco Tinari in 2002 and they joined into the Papaleg Acoustic Duo in 2005.
They offered a classic delta blues sound trying to express their blues in respect of the blues masters tradition (Son House, Bukka White,
Big Bill Broonzy e Blind Lemon Jefferson) and listening from the last of the blues shouters, Eddie Cusic, Jimmy Duck Holmes and David Honeyboy Edwards.
From 2007 to 2010 they played in many famous Italian Blues Festivals (Trasimeno Blues, Rootsway Blues Festival, Ameno Blues, Liri Blues Festival,
etc.) and many tours around Europe (Suwalki blues festival in Poland, Savonsolmu and Kaavi blues in Finland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Switzerland,
etc.) and in U.S.A (Tennessee, Mississippi).
They also had some collaborations with Jimbo Mathus, Olga Munding, Rich Del Grosso, Bill Abel, Jon Short, Elam McNight.
They recorded two cd: “Railroad Blues” (2007) and “Back to Mississippi” (2009). Their song: “Sugar Cane” appears into American blues compilation:
“All aboard the blues”.
Since 2010 he started his solo career working in small clubs and collaborating with many European and Italian artists (Johanna Pilarska,
Jacqueline Telford, Beppe Harmonica Slim Semeraro, Max Prandi, etc). In 2011 he appeared like guest in “Back to the life” , The Jonas Blues Band’s album. In 2012 he joined to the Italian singer Paola Ronci, they proposed a classic pre-war blues. They played in different clubs in Italy and in the France blues festival “La nuit du blues” . He recorded with her two albums “Full of you” (2013) and “Comes love” (2014). During the summertime he lets people enjoy the blues playing around Europe like street musician.
During 2014 he recorded his first solo album “At home”.