In 2002, he released his first album, named Sampa Blues, accompanied by some of the finest names in Brazilian Blues scene: André Christovam, Danny Vincent, Marcos Ottaviano, Lupa Santiago, Ari Borger, Silvio Alemao, Andrei Yvanovic, the brothers Igor and Yuri Prado and Blue Jeans Band. This album has put Robson in evidence in the national scene and has attracted comments from specialized writers both in Brazil and abroad, culminating with his participation, together with John Hammond and other names in the 2003 edition of Natu Blues Festival. Starting up a new working cycle, he releases his newest album, Gumbo Blues. In this album, playing accompanied by Prado Blues Band and Blue Jeans, Robson aims to show the maturity of his work, allied with the feeling that has put him under the spotlights. His roots flourish in the technique he uses to play the 12 bar blues and with his voice, that is now recorded.
Robson Fernandes’ harmonica brings a whole new approach to Brazilian blues and increases the presence of the genre in tropical lands. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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