Biography / Info
Will Tang, singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica maestro, has been likened to artists as diverse as Robert Plant, Ryan Adams and Jack White. The truth is that Will's music is just a contemporary reflection of his eclectic influences from masters such as Muddy Waters, Hendrix, Clapton and Dylan among many others.
“Will Tang? He’s a singer, harmonica player and songwriter who wails like Robert Plant and plays harmonica like only blues cats can” -HK Magazine
“Elements of Jack White’s theatrical flourish, a bit of Ray LaMontagne’s pastoral hush” -Manchester Evening News
With the essence of blues and folk sensibilities and drawing from the many branches that have stemmed from these roots music foundations, Will focuses strongly on sound, silence, dynamics, expression and improvisation.
“If you want a fresh interpretation of the blues, look no further than this” -Angry Ape
Will has enjoyed a diverse international career as a musician, earning considerable acclaim for his vocal and harmonica abilities. He spent ten years performing and recording in Hong Kong, where he released five albums, and has been very well received in the UK both live and at press and radio.
"A definite asset to the future of the blues" - Blues Matters.
“Great Tracks” –BBC Radio 2
His skills have been employed by celebrities from Jackie Chan to Simon Le Bon, from Tommy Emmanuel to Andy Votel. He has been invited to open for a range of contemporary blues greats, including Connie Lush, Alvin Youngblood Hart and Ian Siegal and has appeared at festivals across the UK, and in France and Italy.
“A furious burst of blues rock guitar with impressive harmonica work” -The Guardian
“A slick album with slick tunes and a slick performance” -Blues Bunny