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ROBERTO FORMIGNANI - Acustic guitar, slide guitar & vocals

Translated from an Italian language site: The passion for the blues began to Roberto Formignani (guitar, vocals) and Anthony D'Adamo (harmonica) in 1981 when he founded "The Mannish Blues Band", with which they get national recognition (of the night, Pistoia Blues, Milan Blues festival, Aventino Blues, Blues Imola, etc. ..).

The project THE bluesmen started in '93 with the fundamental contribution of a new rhythmic base consists Corticelli Bruno (bass) and Daniele Barbieri (drums), driving the quartet to revisit in a personal way as the classic blues sound, the first work was realized in 1996, producing the CD with the music label of acoustic blues-swing "Brave Blues."

Today, the group shows a renewed and energetic sound thanks to the drumming of Robert Morsch, and drawing on twenty years experience in blues music, offers a new work produced by the Municipality of Ferrara - Department of Political and Cultural Institutions, by the name " The Bluesmen, "which contains 11 songs including 9 originals, ranging from blues-rock, swing, delta blues.

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