Jean-Claude Perret - "Koko Harp" - FRANCE
Jean-Claude Perret, aka KOKO HARP, is a self taught Blues, Folk-Blues and Rock harmonica player. He discovered his favorite style, the Blues, by listening to SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON, LITTLE WALTER, and many harmonica greats.
He started on stage in the early 80’s and his first steps with harmonica were on!
In April 2015, FABULOUS KOKO BLUES was born and he is currently working on new projects for 2017.
Bands which have crossed his musical path include LIKE WOLF, GG GIBSON, EASY MONEY, MAGIC BAND, RAILROAD BAND, JEAN MAURICE DRIANT, CADILLAC JONES, JOHNNY G (UK), Dr MO, TRACTION (UK), FOUED, ISA AME, ERIC SEVRY, and currently MISTER JONES & THE WILD DOGS, and since 2014 with JACK PARKER. He also guested with JOEL DAYDE (ZOO) and MIKE BROSNAN (NZ).
He has played many festivals : BAGNOLS BLUES (2003,2004,2014), SATHONAY BLUES FESTIVAL (2005), PAJOT BLUES FESTIVAL (2005) in Belgium, BLAST BLUES (2005) in Netherlands, and in France : NUIT DU BLUES in Ombleze with ALAN JACK and BILL THOMAS, NUIT DU BLUES at the Train Theatre in Portes les Valence with MARVELLOUS PIG NOISE and HANS OLSON. And at the Blues Festival of Valence (2014), he played the first parts of Dr FEELGOOD, ELLIOTT MURPHY, PATRICK VERBEKE, BERNARD ALLISON, RAOUL PETITE, CANDIE KANE, GERRY JOE WEISE, STAN WEBB & CHICKEN SHACK, LITTLE BOB, SHAKE YOUR HIPS, ALAIN GIROUX & JEAN MARC HENAUX.
In September 2016, with his band FABULOUS KOKO BLUES, he played at the Festival CHOM' BLUES, at Chomélix - France, with LITTLE BOB BLUES BASTARDS headlining.
He hopes to meet you sometime at the crossroads to share his music and to bring his fans long-lasting musical thrills.
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