“You gotta love the Blues to play the Blues.
“Marco is one of the top blues harmonica players in Europe” RICHARD RAY FARRELL
"Marco Pandolfi is a rising star of Blues Harmonica. He is the italian ambassador to the Chicago Blues Harmonica tradition and He speaks that blues language fluently”
“Marco Pandolfi is a great harp player!”
“...a world class bluesman” - COLORADO BLUES SOCIETY
Marco Pandolfi is an italian singer, songwriter and multi-intrumentalist recording artist.
Best known as blues harmonica player until a few years ago, today He offers a unique live performance melding traditional blues and folk songwriting flavor, singing and playing guitar and harmonica at the same time.
His presence on the music scene goes back more than thirty years, performing in clubs and festivals throughout Europe and the USA.
He played and recorded with Richard Ray Farrell, Paul Oscher, Bob Margolin and Greg Izor among the others.
His latest albums gather all original compositions and His music is played on the radio around the world.
- INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE 2006, Memphis TN – US (band category) - Top Seller CD at International Blues Challenge 2006
- DELTA GROOVE ALL STAR BLUES REVUE, Clarksdale MS – US
- 2nd ROCKY MOUNTAIN HARP BLOWDOWN 2008, Denver CO – US
- WAY OF BLUES REVUE 2008 Jackson MS - US
- INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE 2011, Memphis TN – US (solo category)
- SIMI VALLEY CAJUN & BLUES FESTIVAL, California – US
- CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL 2012, Chicago IL – US
- FREEDOM CREEK BLUES FESTIVAL 2012, Alabama – US
- JUNIOR WELLS MEMORIAL SHOW, London UK
- SIERRE BLUES FESTIVAL, Switzerland
- EUROPEAN BLUES CHALLENGE 2014, Riga (LATVIA)
- VACHE DE BLUES, France
- MARCO FIUME BLUES PASSION, Italy
- AMSTERDAM HARMONICA MEETUP, NL
- LUGANO BLUES TO BOP, Switzerland
- GRAN GALA EUROPEAN BLUES CHALLENGE 2016
- BLUES'N'JAZZ RAPPERSWIL, Switzerland
- DELTABLUES FESTIVAL, IT
- ROSEDALE BLUES FESTIVAL, Mississippi US
- CODSTOCK BLUES FESTIVAL - Norway
- SUMMER BLUES BASEL, Switzerland
- NARCAO BLUES FESTIVAL, IT
- BLUES & BBQ, Germany
- HARMONICA BRIDGE FESTIVAL, Poland
- Tour in Austin, TX (USA) 2017... and recording session for the CD "Homemade Wine" by Greg Izor and Marco Pandolfi
- BLIUZO NAKTYS Festival - Lituania
- Tour in France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Norway, UK, Netherlands...
SIMI Valley Cajun & Blues Festival - California 2012 on stage w/ Kid Ramos, Kirk Fletcher, Jimi Bott...
Berlin GERMANY w/ Stefano Ronchi
MARCO PANDOLFI Bloos Session Volume 9 (2023) - Marco Pandolfi - BLOOS Records
NO EXPECTATION (2021) - Marco Pandolfi - EPOPS productions
LOW BLOW FOR IDA (2021) - Featuring CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE, MARCO PANDOLFI, KIM WILSON, RICK ESTRIN, JOE FILISKO, ADAM GUSSOW, PHIL WIGGINS, TOM WALBANK, PAUL LAMB, AKI KUMAR, STEVE BAKER, BOB CORRITORE, DAVID BARRETT, MARK HUMMEL, RJ MISCHO, CARLOS DEL JUNCO...
HOOTMATIC Blues (2020) - Featuring AKI KUMAR, GARETH TUCKER, JOE FILISKO, MARCO PANDOLFI, ROMAN BARTEN-SHERMAN, PAUL OSCHER, MAX CONIGLIO, PHIL WIGGINS, QUIM ROCA, TOM WALBANK, RICH MILLER, STEVE O'CONNOR, BOB CORRITORE, ANDREW ALLI and CHARLES PASI - produced by Tom Walbank, Tucson AZ (USA)
AMBROTYPE (2019) - Marco Pandolfi - EPOPS productions
HOMEMADE WINE (2017) - Greg Izor & Marco Pandolfi -Recorded live at Homefront Studios - Austin, TX USA
LIVE (2016) - Marco Pandolfi
NO DOG IN THIS HUNT (2014) - Marco Pandolfi
CLOSE THE BOTTLE WHEN YOU’RE DONE (2012) - Marco Pandolfi - Nomination Best Self Produced CD Blues Foundation USA
STUCK ON THE BLUES (2007) Richard Ray Farrell & Marco Pandolfi - Blue Beet Record (USA)
n.25 Living Blues Charts (USA) - 38 consecutive weeks in the Roots Music Report Charts (USA)
TOO MANY WAYS (2006) - Marco Pandolfi & the Jacknives - Nomination Best Self Produced CD - Blues Foundation (USA)
STEP BACK BABY (2004)- Marco Pandolfi & the Jacknives - Top Seller CD all’IBC 2006 Memphis, TN (USA)