ASCOM Anacapri & the 99% Agency present:
Anacapri in musica
the Fog Eaters Band in:
'Chicago Blues Winter Live Show'
FOG EATERS BAND
Fog Eaters is an Italian rockin 'the house quartet born in 2013 from the artistic union of professional musicians, constantly on tour in Europe and USA. Their repertoire features excerpts from the discographies of Jimmie Vaughan, The Fabulous Thunderbirs, Ronnie Earl, Muddy Waters, Howlin 'Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, and unreleased tracks from the band. It has the undisputed protagonist of the electric blues of Chicago along with the Texas blues. Among the favorite genres of the quartet there is no lack of rock'n roll, boogie and swing of the '50s.
'The Fog Eaters Band' are Giorgio Pinna, Andrea Pititto, Oscar Abelli. Special Guest: Martin Iotti.
Fog Eaters - Facebook Official Page
Fog Eaters - Youtube channel
Harmonicist and singer, composer. Initially self-taught, literally impressed by the sounds of blues music and the great bluesman of the 70s, especially Muddy Waters.
He started playing the harmonic blues from an early age. Later, he became interested in the study of harmonic singing and diplomacy. He started musical projects like Big Fat Mama, Poor Boys, H-Bomb. He has collaborated with Will Weldon Roberson, James Thompson and many others. He has played with his Bands in important exhibitions and places, both in Italy and in Italy. abroad, such as Ground Zero Blues Club (Clarksdale, USA), Italian Blues Challenge, Grand Gala of Music - Oscar del Blues (organized by Kayman Records), Save the Bluesiana (Austria), Free Blues Club (#Polonia) , Café Koster (Groningen, Holland), Fête de la Musique (Parigi).
He learns from his father to play the rhythmic and solo guitar, he will accompany him immediately in different live performances. Then he will find in the blues sonorities of BB King and Stevie Ray Vaughan, but also more contemporary, such as Anson Funderburgh and Shawn Pittman, the interpretative expressiveness that is most appropriate to him.
Passionate about Texas Blues, finds her musical identity in Fog Eaters Band, traveling with them all over Europe.
Self-taught drummer and percussionist, he began his career in major theaters in 1974, with the Band Alta Marea and Vidya. Form the Qabala, the Far Drum, the Racso Trio and African Melody, the first interracial group in Parma. He will hold concerts with Larry Nocella and Massimo Donà at the Teatro Fenice in Venice, Giulio Visibelli, Mingiardi and supports Chet Baker in Parma with Vidya. He ranks in 1st place in the Venezuelan Hit collaborating with Hildegard Olivo in the vinyl "Tamourè" (Polygram editions). In 1989 he started playing Blues with Comi, Rogati and Mazzer. Participates in the International Blues Festival in Salaise (France), alongside names such as Carey Bell, Dixon, Louisiana Red. He plays with Taj Mahal, Dik Heckstall Smith, Mike Waller. He recorded with Tolo Marton the CD 'My Place is Close to You', which won the Jimi Hendrix Constest 1998, in New York. He has been in Tournée with Don McCalister Jr., Albert & Gage, he has participated in Festivals and Rassegne, won international prizes as the 1st Prize at the Great Gala of Music as 'Best Blues Drummer'. He opened the first edition of the #bluesincapri Festival, in Capri.
We saw him recently on the stage of the Teatro Regio in Parma with the show 'Cartoons!'.
Bass player and singer, great professional musician, known as producer for the 'Kayman Records' italian label, has been active for years on the Italian and European scene and in 2017 celebrates 30 years of career. Winner of the Best Bass Player Award in 2005 and 2006 at "The Great Gala of the Blues" he toured and recorded records with international artists such as Shawn Pittman, Andy Just, Texas Slim, Brian Templeton, Alex Schultz, Pat Wilder. In Italy he collaborates with the guitarist of Ligabue Mel Previte, and worked as a musician for the label Feelin Gond with whom he performed in the most important European festivals alongside the great American bluesmen. He is also a composer and author of soundtracks for documentary films: "Discoemilia", "Zythum" by the director A.Dallazzanna. He collaborated with Rai2 with the director Giuseppe Bertolucci on the film "When the river plays the blues". In 2006 Martin received the 'Blues in Villa' award for Best Afro-American Music Producer in Italy under the Kayman Records label. In recent years he has worked on the television program "Dolceamaro" conducted by Silvano Silvi, and with the American guitarist Jaime Scott Dolce.
January 4, 2018 - Start at 10PM
La Lanterna Verde Music Club, via Orlandi 1 - Anacapri, Capri