Big Man James

INFO

Hometown: Codogno (LO)
Genre: Blues, Funk & Soul

LINE-UP

Giacomo Cassoni (Big Man James) - Vocal, guitar & Harmonica
Michele Zanoni (Little B.) - Bass & Backing Vocals
Emanuele Corbellini - Drums & Backing Vocals

CONTACTS

Facebook: www.facebook.com/theBigmanjames
E-mail: giacomo.cassoni@live.it
BandCamp Big Man James - BandCamp
YouTube: Big Man James Youtube
Instagram: bigmanjames

EVENTS

BIOGRAPHY

Big Man James Trio (ENG)

Big Man James Trio is Blues-Soul-Funk band from Codgono, Italy made up Big Man James (Giacomo Cassoni) voice and guitar, Little B (Michele Zanoni) bass guitar and Emanuele Corbellini on the drum. Big Man is blues man who decided to dedicate his life to music when he started to listen Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and B.B. King. He played in various bands as BluesExperience, Single Barrel and Are Jay in which he performed as opening act Davide Van De Sfroos and Treves Blues Band shows. In 2016 he started a one man band project that gave him new visibility attending some importance stage as South Italy Blues Connection (V connection) in Matera, Malcesine Blues festival (VIII edition).
In 2017 he released an EP, My Clouds, in which we found some classic standards of the Blues culture and an orginal song, My Clouds. In the same year, Big Man James Trio was, with Andrea Zetti and after Fedexina Rossi on the drums and Little B. (Michele Zanoni) on the bass. Big Man James Trio played in various important italian blues festival as South Italy Blues Connection (VI connection) in Matera, Malcesine Blues Festival (IX edition), Festival Blues di Finale Ligure, Blues Made in Italy (VIII edition) and over 30 live shows in all the country. In October, Big Man James Trio performed as opening act Carvin Jones’s show at Spazio Musica in Pavia.
In 2018 Big Man James Trio produced its first album: Another. This album drops the 30th of June and it is comprised by 8 original tracks, recorded at the Elfo Studio. Another has already been reviewed from Blues Magazine and Baoblog-RocknRoll398. Big Man James Trio presented Another with a special live show together with Riccardo Maccabruni, famous keyboard player and artist. The band continued its live performances in all the country with a considerable number of live performances (30 up to August). In August, the band played on the main stage of the Malcesine Blues Festival (X edition). The band played more than 30 lives in all the country.


Big Man James Trio (ITA)

Big Man James Trio è una band Blues-Soul-Funk di Codgono, formata da Big Man James (Giacomo Cassoni) voce e chitarra, Little B (Michele Zanoni) al basso ed Emanuele Corbellini alla batteria. Big Man é un musicista di estrazione blues e decide di dedicare la propria vita alla musica quando entra in contatto con dischi di BB-King, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix. La sua carriera lo vedrà protagonista in diverse band BluesExperience, Single Barrell, Are Jay, arrivando ad aprire i concerti di Davide Van De Sfroos e Treves Blues Band. La sua carriera solita incomincia a prendere forma nel 2016 come progetto one man band: Big Man James viene selezionato come artista in diversi importanti festival blues in Italia: il South Italy Blues Connection (V connection) di Matera e il Malcesine Blues festival (VIII edition).
All’inizio del 2017 Big Man James incide un EP proponendo versioni personali di classici intramontabili del blues e un inedito, My Clouds, dal qual nasce il titolo dell’album. Nel 2017 prende forma Big Man James Trio con prima Andrea Zetti e poi Fedexina Rossi alla batteria. La band già nel 2017 ha l’opportunità di partecipare a diversi festival blues di rilievo: South Italy Blues Connection (VI connection) a Matera, Malcesine Blues Festival (IX edition), Festival Blues di Finale Ligure, Blues Made in Italy (VIII edition) oltre a più di 30 live in giro per l’Italia. Nell’ottobre 2017, il Big Man James Trio ha aperto il concerto del bluesman americano Carvin Jones allo Spazio Musica di Pavia.
Nel 2018 Big Man James Trio realizza il suo primo album di inediti: Another. L’album autoprodotto viene rilasciato il 30 Giugno ed è composto da 8 brani originali, registrati all’ Elfo Studio. Another è già stato recensito dal alcune riviste e blog come Blues Magazine, Baoblog-RocknRoll398, Rootshigway e Highwayitaly. Big Man James Trio ha presentato dal vivo Another in una serata evento insieme a Riccardo Maccabruni, rinomato pianista e tastierista. Nell'agosto 2018 ha calcato il main stage del Malcesine Blues Festival (X edition). A fine anno la band ha raggiunto più di 30 live shows in tutto il paese.

ALBUM

Album: Another (2018)

TRACKLIST

1. Love is not all
2. Moonlight
3. Another
4. Satisfaction
5. Funky trip
6. Without you
7. My Clouds
8. Little curly

Produced by Giacomo Cassoni (Big Man James)
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Album: My Clouds (2017)

TRACKLIST

1. My Clouds
2. The Thrill is gone
3. Key to the highway
4. Back where I started
5. Till it shines
6. Caledonia
7. From four till late
8. Before you accuse me
9. The man you didn't know

Produced by Giacomo Cassoni (Big Man James)
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VIDEO

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Till It Shines

PICTURES

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