The Road And The Room


Released in 2021
Live and Studio



“The Road and the Room” by Riccardo Grosso Blues Band is a blues album that combines live recordings with studio tracks. It serves as a testimony to the band’s growth and musical expression, born out of the longing for live concerts during the Covid pandemic.

The album merges classic and alternative blues styles, featuring the exceptional guitar skills of Flavio Paludetti. Notable tracks include a haunting rendition of Sonny Boy Williamson II’s “Fattening Frogs For Snakes” and a powerful Howlin Wolf-inspired take on Tom Waits’ “Til The Money Runs Out.”

The album captures the thrill of live performances alongside more intimate studio moments, urging listeners to experience live music firsthand.

Produced entirely by Riccardo Grosso, the album carries a powerful message about the vitality of live shows and the limitations of the digital realm. With support from blues legend Charlie Musselwhite, “The Road and the Room” promises an authentic and captivating blues experience.


Riccardo Grosso – vocals and harmonica
Flavio Paludetti – guitar & bass (track 8)
Cocco Marinoni – bass
Federico Patarnello – drums
Cristian Cecchetto – drums (track 8)

5 thoughts on “The Road And The Room

  1. Ken says:

    I had the pleasure of listening to “The Road And The Room” by Riccardo Grosso Blues Band, and I must say, it is an exceptional blues album. The combination of harmonica and vocals, guitar, bass, and drums creates a mesmerizing sound that truly captures the essence of the blues genre. What I love most about this album is the modern twist that Riccardo Grosso and his band bring to the electric blues. “The Road And The Room” is a must-have for any blues enthusiast. It combines traditional blues elements with a fresh and contemporary approach, making it a standout album in the genre. I highly recommend giving it a listen and immersing yourself in the soulful journey that Riccardo Grosso Blues Band takes you on.

  2. Mike says:

    “The Road And The Room” by Riccardo Grosso Blues Band is a refreshing take on electric blues. I was hooked by the raw emotion and energy that the band emanates! The musicianship is top-notch. Whether you’re a longtime blues fan or new to the genre, “The Road And The Room” is an album that deserves a spot in your music collection. It’s the perfect soundtrack for road trips or late-night introspection. Don’t miss out on this gem!

  3. Elizabeth says:

    If you’re a fan of the blues, then “The Road And The Room” by the Riccardo Grosso Blues Band is a must-listen. This album delivers a modern twist to the classic electric blues sound, creating a captivating and immersive experience for the listeners.

  4. Liam says:

    I recently discovered “The Road And The Room” by the Riccardo Grosso Blues Band and I have to say, I am thoroughly impressed. As someone who appreciates blues music, this album hits all the right notes. The harmonica and vocals are soulful and emotive, capturing the essence of the genre. The guitar, bass, and drums provide a solid foundation, creating a rich and dynamic sound. What sets this album apart is the modern twist that the band brings to the electric blues genre. It’s refreshing to hear a contemporary take on a classic sound!!!

  5. Emma says:

    While staying true to the roots of blues, the Riccardo Grosso Blues Band infuses their own unique style and energy into each track. The result is an album that feels both familiar and exciting at the same time. I highly recommend giving “The Road And The Room” a listen.


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