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ABOUT SURFER JOE
Surfer Joe has been involved in the surf music scene since the middle of the 90s, building up his name worldwide as a musician and event organizer. By currently playing more than a hundred concerts a year around the world, Surfer Joe is among the most active artists in modern surf music. In addition to participating in the most important surf-related events around the world, including festivals in the USA and all over Europe, and being mentioned or interviewed in books and movies about the genre, he has released 7 full length recordings, 5 EPs and 2 7 inch singles. His recordings have also appeared on over 9 compilation releases.

Surfer Joe represents the true, authentic side of surf music, carrying on the sound and energy legacy of the original early 60s California bands, while introducing his own unique style. His compositions are very melodic, easily recognizable, memorable and accessible to any kind of audience. Many of the songs feel so familiar upon first listen that they are commonly referred to as "instant classics". On stage, Surfer Joe likes to tell stories and anecdotes, and keeps the interaction with the audience personal and funny. He has plenty of material to draw from, as he has personally performed and interacted with many of the legends of the genre at several of the most important original locations and venues. All this, together with being the co-organizer of the Surfer Joe Summer Festival - the most revered surf music event of the world - gained Surfer Joe the unofficial title of "international surf music ambassador."
SURFER JOE & HIS BOSS COMBO
Back from Antigua in February 2011 and starting touring under his own name, Lorenzo Surfer Joe formed the Boss Combo together with his brother Luca on rhythm guitar, Tommaso Bandecchi on bass and Francesco Tonarini on drums. The rhythm section derived from past hardcore and rock experience went towards a power surf direction. This gave the chance to review initially some of the Wadadli Riders repertoire in a different key, more aggressive and strong.

The band did some fantastic appearances and between 2011 and 2012 the touring activity has been frenetic. The Boss Combo also had some very cool original material that remained un-released. Lorenzo decided in 2013 to roll back a litte bit with the sound intensity and dedicate more actively to traditional surf, releasing in that same year Senor Surf.
WADADLI RIDERS
On December 2004 Lorenzo left Italy and moved to Antigua, in the Caribbean, where he stayed until February 2011. In those years he formed the WADADLI RIDERS considered the first and only surf band ever from that region.

The band was a trio line-up that Lorenzo started on drums changing to guitar one year later. Wadadli Riders were a traditional surf band, with a pretty classy style and several good original tunes next to a long list of classic covers. They produced an album in July 2009, titled Made In Antigua, which has gone around the world and released on CD and vinyl (Surfer Joe Music / Green Cookie Records).

What happened?
People was definitely starting liking the Wadadli Riders, a traditional surf trio which during the time of its existence has played quite a lot between Europe, Caribbean and California. Their style was very simple, very melodic too, and Lorenzo is still playing at his shows several songs from the Wadadli Riders' repertoire. Looking back, those years have represented a transitional period in which Lorenzo has done his final passage from drums to guitar, developing his own style and taste.

Goofy Foot: the un-released album
The plan was to release a new album in 2011 showing off for the second time a cover artwork by Fred Lammers. This recording would have included also Caribbean musical aspects and instruments, but mainly it would have followed the same mood of Made in Antigua, remaining firmly into traditional surf. Goofy Foot (or its alternative possible title Me Cool) would have included The North Swell, Twangy Drippy Twisty, Devil's Bridge and Fire Escape Rope. In particular The North Swell was pre-released on the compilation Brave New Surf for Double Crown Records, and the following release of Senor Surf included the song in its original recording done in Antigua.

The end of Wadadli Riders
Some facts of life saw the band split up in January 2011 not being able to fulfil the projects. Also the first tour in Florida, planned for the next April, was cancelled and Lorenzo came back to Italy starting his solo career.
 
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Worldwide booking: info@surfmusic.net

Phone: +39 347 5143166 (Italy, Whatsapp) / +1 (310) 570-0354 (USA)
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LICENSING
Lorenzo "Surfer Joe" Valdambrini is affiliated as songwriter/composer with BMI and CDBabyPro Publishing.
If you are interested in using the music for any production, compilation, TV or radio broadcasting, synchronization please contact: info@surfmusic.net

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