🇺🇸Andrea played guitar and lap steel at the blue front cafe recently, and he had us all stopping dead in our tracks. He can play the Blues.
🇮🇹Andrea ha recentemente suonato al Blues Front Cafe lasciandoci tutti stupefatti e incollati alla sedia. Lui può suonare il Blues.
Proud Nomination: Andrea De Luca Represented Italy at the International Blues Challenge 2024
(Memphis TN - USA)
Announcing participation in the International Blues Challenge 2024, which took place from January 16th to January 20th in Memphis. Noteworthy was the distinction that only the finest blues musicians from over 200 countries worldwide were selected by Blues Societies all around the world.
Proudly representing Italy, Andrea De Luca challenged for the nomination of the best blues project globally. The International Blues Challenge, recognized as the premier global blues competition, was a platform that identified and showcased exceptional blues talent. It served as a nexus for artists to connect with industry professionals, blues enthusiasts, and festival organizers globally.
This event, positioned as the number one blues challenge, offered an unparalleled opportunity for artists to showcase authenticity and musical prowess, providing exposure on a global scale.
This venture into the prestigious challenge underscored dedication to the blues genre, presenting an opportunity to bring the soulful essence of blues to diverse audiences and explore collaborations within the broader music industry.
Andrea De Luca has now been touring pretty much everywhere for twenty years developing his rare style, bluesy vocals sound, incorporating old and new with his multiple guitars and Lap Steel guitars.
JIMMY "DUCK" HOLMES - Bentonia, Mississippi (USA)
Andrea played guitar and lap steel at the blue front cafe recently, and he had us all stopping dead in our tracks. He can play the Blues.
This guy can really play! He just needs to keep his bluesy swagger going!
CURTIS SALGADO - Portland, Oregon (USA)
Andrea De Luca and myself are friends And I will testify that he is a very talented guitar player. Anything with strings he can play — and he plays it with soul and He’s a songwriter & a singer as well. Music is his passion 100% - And that Can’t Be ignored!
RAE GORDON - Cascade Blues Association President
Andrea De Luca is an incredible talent. He intimately connects with the audience and takes them on a musical journey.
Andrea Morricone - Andrea is a genuine guitar poet! It was a privilege to collaborate with him on my last record.
Mark Peterson - We really is, pardon the pun, a soul brother to the masters of this music genre and is fit to continue leaving his legacy, adding to its rich history!
In 2021, he was awarded "Best Music Talent" at the National voice Over Movie Festival.
In 2022, he toured with the internationally renowned jazz drummer Roberto Gatto, playing a "Tribute to Jimi Hendrix".
Andrea De Luca is a highly sought-after Italian blues musician. He has played with many bands and musicians across a wide range of blues genres and locations, both in Italy and abroad.
De Luca's unique style has won him critical acclaim and a large following among blues fans around the world.
with Jimmy Burns
Rosa's Lounge - Chicago (USA)
with Jimmy "Duck" Holmes
Blue Front Cafe - Bentonia (MS - USA)