LeRoy " Bluesdog" Falconi
LeRoy is a blues harmonica player with a multi faceted contemporary twist. He has an authentic, pure mixture of the old traditional blues and the wave of a rockish blues blend. LeRoy's love of life, music, experiences and traditions has created his style. His music and playing style is influenced by several musical idioms including country, blues, rock and heavy metal. Bluesdog's tremendous spirit, passion and energy comes through on every song! He plays as those of both past and present legends. Some have even called him the Jimi Hendrix of the harmonica, the James Cotton of today's blues and the new Charlie McCoy of country music. He's an extremely versatile player who has handled all types of situations that may arise in any performance.
He has also been blessed to play with such greats as The Kentucky Headhunters,Kenny Olson(guitarist for Kid Rock),Micki Free(guitarist for Prince),Lucky Peterson, Devon Allman & Honeytribe, Andy Aledort, Shirley King (BB King's "Daughter of the Blues"). Others include BLUESDOG'S Midnight Squirrel Express Ana Popovic, Todd Wolfe (guitarist for Sheryl Crow), James Montgomery, Divine Ms. Mary Duke, Jeff Pitchell, Anthony Gomes Band, Jerry Rosen (South Side Records), Hollis Gilmore (tenor sax for Harmonica Fats, Papa John Creach), Malik "Funk" Abdullah, Johnny Kesler, "Smokin" Phil Armetta, Rocky Lawrence, Eddie Aledia, Pat Pepin, John "Stich" Kovach, Chris Tofeild (guitarist for Mighty Sam Mclain, King Whack, Bubba Mac Blues Band, Blues at Sunrise, Greg Wilkinson, Doug Church, Mark Laukatis, David "ZAP" Apanashk, BISCUIT, Jacqueline Nassar, legend Arthur Williams aka Mr. Mississippi, Taj Mahal, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Tommy Castro, Texas Son, Deborah Coleman, Mitch Woods, Billy Gibson, Buckwheat Zyadeco, David Foster and the Mohegan Sun Allstars, Kal David, the Tower of Power Horns and a host of others.
LeRoy has over 32 years of performing experience. He has performed at music festivals, benefits, as well as on live blues radio broadcasts