This band has been one of the most in demand old-school rockin’ blues combo on the international blues scene for many long years. They played at the best clubs and festivals in the Old Continent on regular bases. Egidio “Juke” Ingala & The Jacknives are famous for delivering highly energetic live performances and also the high quality of the music they perform. They are a top notch band that plays Chicago and West Coast Blues thrilling audiences with their explosive performances in many different Countries.
Egidio Juke started to work with “The Jacknives” in 2010 and it was just like they have been playing together since day one. “The Jacknives” are one of the most solid and authentic blues combos to be found anywhere. The band was already famous for backing harmonica players in a way that reminded of legendary Chicago blues trio the Aces.
“A very talented quartet.“ (bluesjunctionproductions.com, USA)
“Ingala and his Jacknives play in the first league.” (Kayman Records, Italy)
“Egidio is a helluva harpster…” (allaboutjazz.com, USA)
“One of the leaders of the Italian blues scene.“ (Télérama, Paris)
“Perhaps the very best european jump blues band.” (Le Bien Public, France)
“A band that puts on a hell of a mood.” (L’Union, France)
“An appreciated player on the european stages.” (Fnac, Paris)
“The band sets an audience on fire.” (Le Télégramme, France)
“In the best tradition of rhythm’n’blues.” (bluesreviews.it, Italy)
“Solid, experienced, elegant…” (chicagobluerevue.it, Italy)
“They have been playing jump blues for more than 20 years.” (Bluesnews, Germany)
“Retro blues of the highest order.” (Friedrichshof Night of the Blues, Germany)
“Egidio is a monster on the harp !” (Hildesheimer Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany)
“On stage, Ingala acts like a tornado.” (Traun Blues Festival, Austria)