Stefano “Slidin’ Wolf” Ronchi is an Italian blues guitar player and singer living in Berlin. His way of composing and arranging is grounded in old black folklore music from the 20’s and 30’s, from Delta Blues and Piedmont Blues, through old Spirituals, stomp and “swamp” sounds.
Passionate about slide guitar, he looks at the tradition with his personal, modern and respectful attitude. He is constantly touring around the World, playing in blues clubs, Festival, and blues dance events as solo artist or collaborating with other great musicians and bands, such as Tony Coleman, The Baseballs, Dan Nash, Marcos Coll, Marko Jovanovic, Micha Maass, The Lonesome Millionaires, Jessie Gordon, The Roaring Rag Beastie, and many more.
During the last 3 years he has been touring non-stop all around Europe and other countries: Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Latvia, France, Italy, Portugal, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Israel, Czech Republic, Poland, Austria, England, Sweden, Switzerland.
He has toured in Europe with Tony Coleman, who has been drummer for many blues legends as Albert King, Albert Collins, Etta James, Ruth Brown, and for the king of the Blues himself: B.B. King, for almost 30 years.
In the first days of 2018 he has recorded “Soul mining”, a live album in studio with Micha Maass and Klaas Wendling, produced and recorded by RBB Berlin. He also started collaborating with the German band ” The Baseballs”.
His new album, “IN CLOSE EMBRACE” is out now, available on ITunes and other digital stores, and at every live concerts.