Already adored by an ever growing tribe of followers Bandini has taken London venues by storm with his charismatic stance connecting audiences (The Troubadour, Bedroom Bar, Jamboree). Through his rugged, however intimate vocal approach, raw piano and harmonica exaltation, he achieves a unique blend of magnetism; transforming his acting school experience into a mesmerizing show.
Soon to present his debut album ‘Barflies’ produced by Camelle Hinds (Style Council, Paul Weller) – Bandini has been described as Organic New Orleans Gypsy Blues Pop – (Tom Waits, Louis Prima, Dr John, Nick Cave, Kid Creole’s Coconuts). A keen storyteller that emanates from his father’s nurturing love of Alan Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski, John Fante, Henry Miller and the beat generation culture.
The Troubadour referred to Bandini as “the bastard son of Cab Calloway and Tom Waits”. “I like to galvanize my audience towards a mutual passion for art”. He’s certainly a One off! Infectious and purely uninhibited…
With a ten piece group that comprises of an eclectic theatre mix of savvy creatives; Bandini includes a dynamic and rare blend of woodwind, horns and guitar wizardry.
Al Bandini maintains a keen approach to new emerging models of music related creative Industry and is intent on suitably stimulating and seducing the masses.