L.A. based, guitar player and singer Ana Popović is back on the road promoting her new triple album Trilogy – her most ambitious project yet.
With Trilogy Ana releases three albums in one. Twenty-three funk, rock/blues and jazz tunes were produced by Grammy Award winner Warren Riker (Lauryn Hill, Carlos Santana), Grammy Award winner Tom Hambridge (Buddy Guy) and Delfeayo Marsalis, one of the top trombonists, composers and producers in jazz today. Guest appearances include Joe Bonamassa, Robert Randolph, George Porter (The Meters), Bernard Purdie (Purdie Shuffle), Cody Dickinson (North Mississippi Allstars) and Ivan Neville.
The only female guitarist part of the ‘all-star’ Experience Hendrix 2014-2017 line-up about the release: “In an era where most are skeptic about the current state and future of the music industry, I wanted Trilogy to tell a different story. The record biz might be broken and Spotify might rip us off, but that can’t keep an artist down. Creativity is very much alive, and music is the celebration of life.”
Ana and her powerful band are tirelessly touring, playing major blues, jazz and rock festivals. Ana has shared headlining stages with B.B. King, Joe Bonamassa, Gary Clark Jr. and many others. She’s nominated for five Blues Music Awards, appeared on the cover of Vintage Guitar and Guitar Player magazine. Her albums Can You Stand The Heat (2013) and Unconditional (2011) where Pick-Of-The-Week by USA Today and featured on NPR Music. Nearly all of Ana’s albums made it the Top 5 of the Billboard Blues Charts and are being played regularly on US radio.
Ana Popović: guitar + vocals
Michele Papadia (IT): keys + b-vocals
Claudio Giovagnoli (IT): sax
Davide Ghidoni (IT): trumpet
Lavondo Thomas (USA): bass + b-vocals
Stephane Avellaneda (FR): drums + b-vocals
“Ana Popović is one helluva a guitar-player.”
“Ana rocks the blues in fine, fine fashion.”
Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top)