We are delighted to introduce you to three of our absolute favourite musicians. This charismatic trio will be treating you to a selection of solo, duo and trio performances over the weekend, mixing things up each night with a different line up! We're all in for a treat...
Dan’s music harks back to the roots of early rent party/juke playing. Dan’s performances encompass the whole acoustic blues genre from the rough-edge bottleneck blues of the Mississippi Delta to the intricate finger-picking styles of Texas and the Carolinas. He focuses on rare and standard blues classics by bluesmen such as Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, T-Bone Walker and Lightnin’ Hopkins.
Jessie is a very sun-shy Perth red-headed jazz singer who enjoys swing music, dancing in her kitchen to Otis Redding, eating cheese at any given opportunity and singing in the shower and every other (shaded) venue. Her main musical passion is jazz, blues and roots music. Jessie has toured the world, performing in South East Asia, Germany, France, Spain and the UK. She has been nominated for 16 Fringe Awards and has won 8 Music and Cabaret Awards at Fringe World.
Jessie works with many different bands in Perth including Sassafras, The Darling Buds of May, Apocalypse Lounge, Cottontail Trio, Stratosfunk, The Dirty Blues Band, Perth Cabaret Collective as well as The Jessie Gordon Duo, Trio and Quartet. She also occasionally picks up a ukulele and dons a smashing suit to sing with Libby Hammer in the Anatomically Incorrect Gentlemen.
Stefano “Slidin’ Wolf” Ronchi is an Italian blues guitar player living in Berlin. His way of composing and arranging songs founds is grounded in old black folklore music from the 20’s and 30’s, from Delta Blues and Piedmont Blues, through old Spirituals, stomp and “swamp” sounds.
Passionate about slide guitar, he is touring around the World, playing in blues clubs, Festival, and blues dance events as solo artist or collaborating with other great musicians, as Dan Nash, Marcos Coll, Micha Maass, and The Ragtime Millionaires: Berlin Blues Explosion, Tiny blues weekend (Dresden), Blues up the backyard (Berlin), Big mama swing (Madrid), Blues baby blues (London), Ballo Blues (Pistoia), Blossom blues (Zurich), Summer Blues Camp (Lucerne), Petit ESBF (Madrid) and many others blues events in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Israel, Germany, Belgium, Latvia, Switzerland, France, and USA.