Have any of you played in other bands? Yes, we all come from professional musician groups
How is it that you started playing music? We play since we were boys, for passion, fun, and now from professionals but always with so much passion
What are your names? / Who plays what? / How old are you?
Stevie Dee ( Lead Guitar and Vocal) 52
Moris Zerbato ( Bass) 39
Gabriele Bernardo (Drums) 56
Roberto Bruno (Keyboard) 38
Have you had other previous members? Yes But I can not cite them for professional reasons
Did you make music even when you were young? As I said before, we have 30 years of experience in various music genres
Where are you from? I live in Italy, but i was born in Brisbane (Australia) my english is bad .. I've forgotten everything ... just pass a lot time and I've lost a lot
What year did the band form? The band was born in January 2016 from my idea of making Blues
What's your style of genre? They consider us Blues English style
What inspires you? The sounds, the black voice, the sinuousness in the deep blues inspire us
How often and where do you reherse? if you mean group tests, We do a check every 15 days
How have you developed since you started with the music? We have 30 years of experience in various music genres and come from excellent schools with master and specialization in Jazz, Soul, Funky
Do you have other interests of work outside the band? I did pilot airplanes for a long time, civil aviation. I studied as a technician and computer expert, each of us is also working outside the band
Are you looking for a booking agency, and what are your thoughts around that? No, we are not looking for agencies, we want to arrange it because we are not interested in making 200 concerts a year ... Few concerts but good
Are you looking for a label, and what are your thoughts around that? No, we do not look for labels, we work on cover at the moment ... even though there are so many pieces to arrange .... time is little ... for now we do cover
What made you decide to make this music? I hate commercial music ... nowadays everyone plays commercially. They do not realize that they suck ... but they play the same for a beer too! For us it is wrong to sell off ourself
What are your songs about? Situations, life, love, friends, family, a lot of subjects that someone somewhere can be touched by My favorite songs are Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ray Charles, Mark Knopfler ... I'm happily married for 30 years and I have two great daughters one 27 and the other 29. I love to fly (I'm an airplane pilot) and work as an electronics engineer in a software company.
Who does the composing and writes the lyrics? Texts and music are composed of me ... although we are currently playing cover
Do you start with the music or the lyrics? usually start with a text
Do you compose in a certain inviroment? Everywhere i fell ....
Have you done any covers live?
Yes, like: Crossfire,Cold Shot, Mary Had a little lamb, Riviera Paradise by SRV
Cocaine,Old Love, Crossroad by Eric Clapton
Sittin on the doc of the bay, Mustang Sally Wilson Piquet
What language do you sing in? English
What are the least and most people to attend one of your gigs? from 100 to 3500 people , all depend about of kind of location
What ages are most of your concert attendants? from 25 to 60 yo
Do you always play the same songs live, or do you vary? We had a few different sets, we choose the songs according to the type of people present.
Do you have a regular place you play live often? No everywhere we reiceve calling
What was your first gig like? I was 18 years old, in a park with 300 people
What was your latest gig? We played latest gig at 2016
Where do you plan to gig the comming year? I would like a nice outdoor concert with so many people, everywhere...
When did you start to sell merchandise, and what do you have for sale? never sold anything
What do you think of my work? your work is admirable, allow artists to make known themselves
How do you think and know that this interview will help you in the music business? we play for passion and we like it. We do not see music as a businees
Do you have any role models or idols? Speaking of inspiration, yes, we are influenced by Stevie Ray Vaughan and all I've said before
Why do you think that they exist? Each one of us expresses itself as it may, it is not a matter of lack of character. Simply different expressions
Is it easier to find inspiration from older bands, or bands that are more active today? No
What advice would you give other bands or artists? express what you feel inside do not copy
What are your web sites? firesoul.it
How can people reach you? On social medias and our website
What are your plans for the future? to continue to play and to entertain the people who follow us, we do not have mania of greatness