Biography

Is a representative of the archaic blues, the acoustic one, played on the street, in small clubs or in specialized festivals. A “busker” career that reflects the philosophy of true bluesmen, free from any musical constraint and able to entertain the audience. He has acquired his own way to rise emotions through the resophonic guitar, thanks to the study about the masters of delta (Charlie Patton, Bukka White, Furry Lewis, Mississippi Fred Mc Dowell).

After the experience with Papa Leg Band, PG met Marco Tinari with whom in 2005 he began the adventure Papa Leg Acoustic Duo, bringing the Mississippian delta blues sound to the main Italian and foreign festivals. They toured Europe (Poland, Finland, Switzerland and Holland) and the United States (Mississippi and Tennessee), collaborating with several artists (Jimbo Mathus, Olga Munding, Rich Del Grosso, Bill Abel, Jon Short, Elam Mc Night) and recording two acclaimed CDs, Railroad Blues” (2007) and “Back To Mississippi” (2009).

“In 2011 PG began a solo career, constantly traveling on the streets of blues. Back in the studio, first as a guest of Paola Ronci, then of the Jona’s Blues Band, to finally arrive at his first solo work “At Home” (2015), which has received considerable success in the trade press, also repeated by the subsequent “Tales And Other Stories” (2016). After collaborating with Gipsy Rufina on a record with folk blues flavors in the fucense-reatino dialect “Statale 578” (2020), in October 2021 he released his third solo album “Bad Days” and,  during 2023, he realizes with RoughMax e Giannasso, a new record: “Dispersi”.