Little G. Weevil the UK based guitarist, singer and songwriter was born on 6th July 1977.
He started his career as a drummer and began playing the guitar at the age of 17. He was introduced and captivated by the Blues scene through listening to the legendary Blues musician John Lee Hooker.
Ever since Little G. started his Blues career he has focused solely on the Southern Blues and this can be clearly heard in his playing style.
He established his own touring band in 1998. With his deep powerful voice and his ability to become one with his guitar, attention focused upon Little G. very early in his career. He released his first single CD (Chump Change) with his band Pure Blues in 2001. After 3 years touring successfully within Europe Little G. released his first album (One) in 2004.In the same year he relocated to the South of the United States where he became the very first European Blues musician to receive a long-term contract on the legendary Beale Street in Memphis, TN.
Little G. has performed on numerous occasions in Beale Street’s famous Blues clubs and has toured in the States of Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas. He has performed at one of the world’s most famous Blues festivals, the King Biscuit Festival in Helena, Arkansas with Lonnie Shields and Big Jack Johnson.
During his career he has jammed with many well known musicians such as:
Anson Funderburgh, Sam Myers, Larry Garner, Calvin Jones, Mark Hummel, Billy Gibson, Big Jack Johnson, Lonnie Shields, Shemekia Copeland, Sharrie Williams and has toured with the UK’s Ian Siegal. He has opened up for the likes of: The Legendary Terry Evans, The King of the Louisiana Zydeco C. J. Chenier, the Neville Brothers and Denise Lasalle. Little G. has also been in the company of legends such as: Pinetop Perkins, Bob Margolin, Honeyboy Edwards, John Hammond, Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown, Hubert Sumlin, Willie King and Bobby Rush.
Currently Little G. Weevil is living and working in London, England and is continuing to tour throughout Europe and the United States. In April 2007 he signed up with the Georgia, USA, based King Mojo Records. His first solo album is due for release this year.
Pure Blues: Chump Change, 2001
Little G. Weevil and the Pure Blues: One 2004
King Mojo Records Vol 3 2007
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