BIOGRAPHY

 

Little G Weevil is a highly esteemed member of the worldwide blues community. He is the solo winner of the Blues Foundation`s International Blues Challenge in 2013, and has been nominated for USA Blues Music Award, Blues Blast Music Award and Independent Blues Award. He released eight internationally acclaimed albums and toured across the globe. During his travels he opened shows for legendary musicians such as Johnny Winter, the Neville Brothers, Denise LaSalle, Otis Taylor, Lurrie Bell, Lightnin' Malcolm, Tinsley Ellis, and had the honor sharing the stage with John Popper, Lee Oskar, Anson Funderburgh, Sam Myers, Annika Chambers, Sharrie Williams, Cedric Burnside, Billy Gibson, Big Jack Johnson, Lonnie Shields, John Nemeth, Bob Margolin, Willie King, Ian Siegal and many more.

 

Born and raised in Budapest, Gee formed his first band in 1996 and began touring mostly in Hungary and Central-European countries before moving to the South of the United States in 2004. He spent time in Birmingham, AL and Memphis, TN as he tried to establish himself on the local scene. Finally he got his break with a steady gig on Beale Street in Memphis and his reputation started to grow. 

Little G Weevil's very first solo studio recording is "Hey Jody", the opening number of his debut album (Southern Experience) featuring Charlie Wood, Billy Gibson and other excellent Memphian musicians. 

Little G's second album "The Teaser" was released in 2012 and wowed critics worldwide. "The Teaser" was ranked Top 10 Best Blues Album of the Year by Mojo magazine, the popular music publication in the United Kingdom.  

In January 2013, Gee took the first place at the International Blues Challenge as a solo acoustic artist. Six months later he released his first full length acoustic record "Moving" through Vizztone Label Group (USA). Mojo magazine ranked the album "Top 3 Best Blues Album of the Year" and it was nominated for Blues Blast Music Award "Acoustic Album of the Year".

The highest honor given to blues musicians and awarded by vote of Blues Foundation members is the USA Blues Music Award. Little G Weevil was nominated for the BMAs in 2014 as "Acoustic Artist of the Year". Later that year he joined the judging panel in the 5th series of X-Factor (Hungary), the mainstream television music talent show franchise.

Due to family reasons Little G Weevil returned to Budapest in December 2018. During the first year of the covid pandemic he wrote a based on real life novel titled "Játssz Tovább" (meaning Play On, the adventures of a Hungarian blues man around the world), which is now distributed nationwide in Hungary. Giving the reader more interactive experience, 22 QR codes included in the book with Little G's original songs matching particular scenes in the story. The album "Play On" was released at the same time as the book, featuring star guest singers from the United Kingdom and Hungary: Dionne Bennett, Ian Siegal, Fatima Mohamed, CéAnne, Vera Jonas, Sena Dagadu, Rita Foris, Jonathan Andelic and Mo' Gigs front man Csaba Gál "Boogie". 

In February 2021, Little G recorded a 100% acoustic, 100% live solo set for Hunnia Records. The 17 songs set was released digitally in April as "Live Acoustic Session". The album was nominated for Blues Blast Music Award in the "Live Blues Recording of the Year" category and topped the Roots Music Report's Acoustic Blues Album Chart in November, 2021.

 

Discography:

2021 - Live Acoustic Session (Hunnia)

2020 - Play On (Gee Wee)

2020 - Fish Tank (Gee Wee, EP)

2018 - Back in Alabama (Gee Wee)

2017 - Something Poppin` (Vizztone/XLNT)

2016 - Three Chords Too Many (XLNT)

2013 - Moving (Vizztone)

2012 - The Teaser (Apic)

2008 - Southern Experience (Apic)



Recognition:

2021 Blues Blast Music Award Nominee "Live Blues Recording of the Year" for "Live Acoustic  Session"

2017 Independent Blues Award Nominee "Best Modern Roots CD of the Year" for "Something Poppin`"

2017 Hungarian Music Award Nominee for "Something Poppin`"

2016 Independent Blues Award Nominee "Acoustic Blues Album of the Year" for "Three Chords Too Many"

2014 HANOSZ Award Recipient “Musician of the Year”Hungary)

2014 Blues Blast Music Award Nominee "Acoustic Album of the Year" for "Moving"

2014 USA Blues Music Award Nominee "Acoustic Artist of the Year"

2013 International Blues Challenge Solo Winner (Memphis, USA)

2013 International Blues Challenge "Best Solo/Duo Guitarist"   (Memphis, USA)