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PETER NOVELLI BAND

"...a potent combination of New Orleans street rhythms, swampy backbeats, jazzy infusions, and a most sincere and innovative approach to the blues... one of the best storytellers in the blues today." —Blues Revue

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Aug. 26 - Recording Projects

When the world shut down Peter was lucky to be at his home in Dominican Republic. He has a nice project studio there with ability to record high quality guitar and vocal overdubs, using Protools along with some holy grail outboard gear.

Peter is using the long and welcome siesta to finish 14 original songs that were recorded in New Orleans and St Amant, Louisiana. Also, he's finishing a dozen instrumental guitar tracks recorded in Santo Domingo with co-producer and drummer Guy Frometa (Mike Stern, Juan Luis Guerra).

With his project studio up and running, Peter is doing guitar parts for other artists and composing, recording and producing guitar-driven music for television and film. Send a message if you need something.
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Accolades for Novelli's 3rd CD, St. Amant Sessions

“Novelli possesses a guitar capability that is heads and shoulders above many of his contemporaries. He is playing is facile and intelligent across the sub-genre of his oeuvre.” —C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz (June 7, 2015)

“Novelli’s rhythmically rich tunes have killer licks galore.”

—Rick Allen, Vintage Guitar

“Peter Novelli’s third album kicks off with a bang with guest Sonny Landreth’s signature slide guitar on Louisiana Sunrise.

“...as a guitarist, Novelli never overpowers, but carefully crafts his solos with ample individual expression and varying shades and expressions.

“He’s also the rare guitarist who’s in touch with his zydeco side... Novelli’s best groove-bound CD yet.”

—Dan Willging, Offbeat Magazine (July 29, 2015)

“guitar virtuoso”

—Blues Matters (UK) (Sept. 2015)