Angelo Rossi, (Januray1953) also known under the pseudonym of Leadbelly,is an italian singer,guitarist and record producer, considered one of the main italian blues performers.
Originally from Cardano al Campo, he owes his nickname to the famous blues & folk singer Huddie William Leadbetter who ispired him.
After years as a dance hall musician and rock dj (1967/1983) its time to get back to playing guitar and singing the blues.
His solo exhibitions where he accompanies himself with acoustic guitar,electric guitar,kazoo and armonica are linked to the tradition of the delta blues.with real quote about his past in the land of Mississippi.
It is, by far,considered the foremost interpreter of primitive guitar blues, and has participated in the main blues festivals held in Italy.
At the end of eighties he worked for a long time with the American blues master Larry Johnson playng often in the United States.
After a first self -produced cassette in 1985, he was contacted by Ernesto De Pascale with whom he made the first album for the Il Popolo del Blues label, (Jump UP Songs) composed of tracks recorded live.
In 2006 he published a new album, self-produced (I Don't Want to Take Nothing With Me When I'm Gone)
In 2012 he promoted the Nerves&Muscles together Max Prandi/ Tiziani Galli/ Vittorio Giuffrida / Marcus Tondo ,which led to the creation of (Never Mind Revolution) project produced by Paolo Cagnoni.
1985 Devil or Angel (self produced)
2001 Jump Up Songs (il popolo del blues)
2006 I Dont Want To Take Nithing With Me When I'm gone (self produced)
2023 NEW RELEASE... It don't always matter how good you play (bloos records)
1999 2120 Michigan Avenue Chicago (il Manifesto)
2013 A.A.V.V.blues made in Italy&Europe blues challenge CD+DVD (blues made in Italy)
2012 Nerves & Muscles Never Mind Revolution (Holdout'n bad)
2018 Bluessuria Volume 1 (bluessuria records)
New Release OUT on 24th MARCH 2023
BLUES & BEYOND Music Label from ROME - Italy
Productions - Studio Recordings - CD - VINYLS - DIGITAL - Merchandise & more...
BLUES / Alternative BLUES / Delta BLUES / Country BLUES / Folk / Rock’n’Roll...
One Man Band - Two Man Band - Songwriters... & more !