"Lead by the American vocalist Kathleen Pearson, the 5 piece band redefine the boundaries and definitions of Blues, adding a modern spin yet retaining the historical elements of a genre of music stepped in tradition."
The magnificent voice of Kathleen Pearson, singer of Blues and Soul.Kat brings with her the heart of a musical style that originated in America and loved by the world!
You may have seen Kathleen’s face on the cover of ID Magazine or in the video of the hit single “Block Rockin’ Beats” by the Chemical Brothers…Or maybe you would have heard her voice singing to a standing ovation crowd at Montreaux Festival or guesting on the hit single of D:Ream’s “Things Can Only Get Better”
Kathleen has shared the stage with LuLu, Mud Morganfield (Muddy Waters Jr), Jason Robello, Tony Remy, Lil' Jimmy Reed, also with Chicago Blues Queens Peaches Staten and Deitra Farr to name a few."Kathleen Pearson has one of the most genuine and powerful voices in Blues in London today, with her strong solid band they are tour de force of Blues!" (~~Ronnie Scott’s)
Kat & Co are a vibrant new collaboration between American Blues Artist Kathleen Pearson, producer/guitarist Francesco Accurso and pianist/animator Federico Parodi. Also sharing the stage are Vincenzo Ettore Virgillito on bass and Nicholas Owsianka on drums.Alongside a number of other international guests and collaborators from the photography and film industry, they set up to create a new sound, a new image and a new vision. With contemporary lyrics and a profound understanding of the genre, they started a contamination process that aims at "expressing our inner blue with all the media available today" Kathleen is accompanied by a powerhouse band. With their authentic personal sound, together they perform a captivating set that creates an infectious energy enthralling audiences young and mature, spreading their love of Blues from the soul – “you will be grooved!”.Previous performances include the prestigious Montreaux Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scott’s, London Blues Festival, Shepherds Bush Empire, Dundee Blues Bonanza,Guinness Blues on the Bay Ireland, Ritz Carlton Marbella and the UK’s most authentic Blues festival Shakedown Blues.www.katandco.co.uk/