PORRETTA SOUL FESTIVAL - Tribute To Otis Redding
Special guest Bernard “Pretty” Purdie “the world’s most recorded drummer”
23 - 26 July 2015 - Rufus Thomas Park, Porretta Terme (Bologna)
28th year of the Porretta Soul Festival. Special guest of this edition is Bernard “Pretty” Purdie “the world’s most recorded drummer”.
From July 23rd to 26th the Rufus Thomas Park stage is going to host many other famous and appreciated artists too such as the guitar wizard Anthony Paule, with his band and the vocalist Frank Bey; the passionate octuagenarian Sugar Pie De Santo or the younger veterans of deep soul David Hudson, Chick Rodgers and Theo Huff; the Japanese band Osaka Monaurail and trombonist Fred Wesley, both talented guardians of the impetuous and magnetic James Brown-styled funk; the legendary tenor sax player Joe Arnold, the powerful blues shouter Sugaray Rayford accompanied by Sax Gordon; three intense vocal masters belonging to the golden age of soul Wee Willie Walker, Derek Martin and Prince Phillip Mitchell.- See more at: