Through his rugged, intimate vocal approach with the use of piano and harmonica he achieves a unique blend of magnetism; transforming his already dynamic musical output into a mesmerizing theatre show.
Soon to present his debut album ‘Barflies’ – Bandini has been described as Organic New Orleans Gypsy Blues Pop – (Tom Waits meets Louis Prima, Dr John and The Neville Brothers accompanied by Kid Creole’s Coconuts providing attitude harmony).
A keen love of storytelling is key to Bandini’s performance, a passion that emanates from his father’s taste in literature, with Alan Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski, John Fante, Henry Miller and the beat generation playing a key role in his performance.
The Troubadour referred to Bandini as “the bastard son of Cab Calloway and Tom Waits”. “I like to galvanise my audience towards a mutual passion for art”.
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.
Bandini maintains a keen approach to embracing emerging models of music, striking the balance between the diversity of his influences and seducing an audience.