Francesca De Fazi
Singer, songwriter and guitar player, she rode ranks in the U.K , and especially in the U.S. where she started performing with in S.Monica Harvelle's and House of Blues, B.B.King's blues club.
In 2002 she published her first cd Blues Dues, live at Big Mama, Home of the Blues in Rome, including classics e original songs. She boasts of constant live activity , to quote : Pistoia blues opening for David Crosby; Salerno Blues Festival with Taj Mahal , Macchia d'Isernia ,opening for Rory Block , Taranto Soul & Blues ,with F. Cerri e Gegè Telesforo; Pignola Blues with Willie Murphy, Trasimeno Blues , Aventino blues (Abruzzo). Further more "Francesca De Fazi Blues Band" becomes the season house act in Rome Hard Rock Cafè , and the Janis Joplin Tribute events Love & Peace , "Flower Power" (Switzerland) and 70 Flowers (Umbria), showed her shivering ability as an interpreter .
She sang live with Scott Henderson, Louisiana Red, Andy J. Forest, former bluesman italian pop star
Alex Britti, country best blues acts Roberto Ciotti, Blues Staff.
She featured and quoted for Francesco Apolloni (director-performing) theatre play "Io senza gli altri", at Rome Sala Umberto, Ponza Festival del Teatro Italiano , and International Cinema Festival Giffoni .
In 2003, she worked with Sister Bianka for The Beatles music inspired project "Naughyt Girls" and co-produced the cd single SIR PAUL / DIARY-ROSARY at the Abbey Road Studios in London.
2004 she 's back to roots , to open director Massimo Nunzi concert-event "Playing Jazz story in a ...White night in Rome " . She interprets B.Smith, R. Johnson, Memphis Minnie and othres to show the beginnin' of blues; so that she starts experiencing ONE WOMAN BAND show singin blues roots alone just with the acoustic and dobro.
She kept on constant live activity with different projects: "Francesca De Fazi Blues 4tet", playing at Bordighera jazz and blues with Incognito, "Organic Blues Triad", and lately "Woodstock Band", realising a dvd “40th Anniversary Tribute Show”. (2009)
She also collaborated with Mario Biondi and Amii Stewart, writing two songs for her last album "Intense".
At present she is working at new project ROMAN CANDY WOMAN AND GIPSY BLUES BAND, album recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana, featuring Andy J Forest
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