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Walklate & Fuschi

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About Walklate & Fuschi

Harmonica and guitar duo. Two vocals. The best of blues, Ska & R&B. The fire and energy of a five-piece band!
Vintage jazz band
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Mat Walklate-Harmonica & Vocals Paolo Fuschi-Guitar & Vocals Mat and Paolo play a diverse, dynamic live set illustrating all shades of Blues and allowing each other’s instrumental, vocal and improvisational qualities to shine. Each performance is rock-solid, yet full of inspiration and spontaneity. Mat and Paolo are an "Electric Blues Duo” from Manchester. They use old tube amplifiers creating a rich tone that brings the listeners back to the very early days of the 1950’s Chicago Blues. Think of Muddy Waters plugging in his red Telecaster for the first time into an old tube amplifier and Little Walter blowing his harmonica through an old Fender Champ amplifier. The result is a magical performance that stands out for its intensity and energy. Although there are two people on stage, they sound like a 10 piece Blues band. Living in Manchester and strongly influenced by its Afro-Caribbean community, Mat and Paolo also pay homage to Ska, blending its uplifting rhythms with the spirit and sentiment of the Blues. The Blues reaches everybody, everywhere, every time. Walklate and Fuschi incarnate the spirit of the Blues and its universality. The two bluesmen have different cultural backgrounds but when it comes to play the Blues, they speak the same language. They let the music do the talking. For Mat and Paolo it is crucial to connect with their listeners whether emotionally or with simple “sing-along” moments, creating a warm atmosphere that makes everybody feel welcome.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
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1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, Jazz, Blues, Reggae, Ska
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Song list

I Love You Honey
Trouble No More
Black Cat Bone
Fat Man
Dock Of The Bay
Stand By Me
Three Little Birds
Folsom Prison Blues
Goin' Down Slow
Oh Babe
Love Me Or Leave Me
Nothing But Love
Ain't No Big Deal
Every Day I Have The Blues
Stormy Monday
Blue Moon
I'm In The Mood For Love


From customers:

Paul 2, 5 years ago

Very nice!

Bluebirdreviews.com, 5 years ago

Walklate and Fuschi's interplay is pitch perfect and awe inspiring.

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