"Bravo, i´m impressed. Jose understands the language of the Blues and plays it with depth and passion"
Bob Margolin on Jose´s last cd "Country and City Blues"
“ The first time I saw José he knocked me off my feet. It´s really amazing to see a young kid play like the pro he really is..” Michael Burks.USA
“ …He´s a monster. It´s great for me to hear him play. He is one of the few that can really play and understand the blues…” Little Charlie Baty. USA.
“… a real killer instinct when he recreates, with ferocious ease, classics of Robert Johnson, BB and Albert King, or even Chuck Berry, who is emulated by Pardo in the use of his Gibson. The argentine slinger dominates his guitar in an appalling way, with astonishing, versatile and furious skills.” Arantza Amezola ( 2007-09-28) Gara Newspaper ( Spain)
“…to add more, besize his unique control of the guitar, Pardo showed off, as if he had been raised in the Mississippi Delta, an absolute familiarility with the songs of his set list, and a deep emotional connection with one universal language, the Blues, emerged 9000 kms north of his looted home ” Livin Blues Magazine (2006) USA
“…It seems that Jose can handle all subgenres of the blues with first class material,.. Jose Pardo and the Mojo Workers is a versatile blues band, they know how the blues should sound: sincerely and honest!...” Bobtje Blues Pages. Belgium
“... JL makes miracles with his guitar; a constant present to the listener” Phillip Le Guennec . France.
“…Serious Blues, the good one, if I may say, because that is what this boy of the southern half of the world, that without being neither black nor American ,generates when he attacks the six strings. It also makes you think that an Argentine like Jose Pardo can be a true Bluesman. Let’s be honest, pain and suffering do not lack there…. When Jose Pardo plays the Blues, he does it lovingly…” Claudio Gabis. Argentina
“…the energy of Michael Bloomfield, a great feel, and a total of at least 20 fingers..” Corky Siegel ( USA)
Jose Luis Pardo is one of a handful of young artists born and raised outside the standard blues circuit and who still has proven to be one of the best and most outstanding guitarists of the scene.
During the last three years, argentine guitar blues Singer and guitarist, José Luis Pardo, has performed in the most important blues festivals of three continents, earning a well deserved reputation as one of the most important and attractive blues acts in the international blues circuit.
In April 2007, he played the Jacksonville Blues Fest in USA where, after his set, he was specially asked to sit in with the legendary Muddy Waters Band to close the Festival. He was the only non-american act of the festival.
In July 2007, he was the great revelation of Blues Cazorla, Spanish most important fest, and one of Europe´s finest.
In January 2008, he was the leader of the Southamerican Band, in the Festival de Blues de Santiago de Chile, the most important blues festival of South America, organized by the Blues Foundation itself. Pardo was the only guitar player of all South America in this Festival.He would repeat in Cazorla the following year.
The talented 28 yeared- old musician, has already toured Memphis, Chicago, New York, Florida, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Spain, Portugal, France etc.
He has three cds and one Dvd pusblished and he is the only guitar player from South America endorsed by legendary guitar company, GIBSON.