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Born in Mallorca (Spain) in 1973 Balta Bordoy is a self-taught guitar player which he started playing at 15. He founded The Blues Devils with singer Pep Banyo in 1994 and they recorded a live cd in 1997, "Pep Baño & The Blues Devils - Live" (Blau/Discmedi CD135). After different band line ups, The Blues Devils recorded again in 2000 the cd "Nightlife" (Blau/Discmedi CD229) featuring Jay Kaye (St.Louis, USA) on vocals. They played at many festivals (Terrassa, Cerdanyola, Cazorla, Roses, Getxo, Reus, San Fernando-Isla Del Blues,...) and clubs (Bluesville, La Coquette, Beethoven BB, Clamores, La Boite, Black Note, La Cueva Del Jazz, Akelarre,...), sharing the stage with artists like Otis Rush Band, Koko Taylor, John Hammond, Corey Harris, Phillip Walker, Bernard Allison, Big Bill Morganfield, Deborah Coleman, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers and many others.

the blues devilsEver since the opening night of March 31st, 1994 you can hear Balta Bordoy's playing weekly with the House Band at Bluesville Café Bar.
He regularly plays with Wonderbrass, Víctor Uris Boogie Thing,Hugo Sócrate & Co., Blue Mood, appears as special guest with The Walking Stick Man Band (BCN), and he is also playing with the great James Harman (USA) in his last Spanish tours, and with the singer Edward Wade (Tennesse, USA) as a duo or with a band.

He's been also playing with Sax Gordon (USA), Keith Dunn (USA), Julian Vaughan Blues Trío (St.Louis, USA; drummer for Albert King, Otis Rush, Johnny "Guitar" Watson and many others), Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne (USA), Barrelhouse Chuck (USA), Kurt Crandall (USA), Edward Wade (USA), Tim Mitchell (USA), Bobby Stern (USA), Dani Roth (USA), Michele McCain (USA), Amar Sundy (FR), Tom Blacksmith (GER), Colin John (USA), Tres Hombres, Coll & Costa-Reyes del KO, The Suitcase Brothers, Mingo Balaguer, David Wilkinson (USA), Richard Vinton (USA), Malcom "Molly" Duncan (Average White Band, SCOT), José Luís Pardo (ARG), Tom Martin (CRO), Dave Toussaint (UK), Little Jordi, Lluís Coloma, Marc Ruiz, Manolo Germán, David Giorcelli, Keko Pujol, Terry Mann (HOL), Hook Herrera (USA), Jay Kaye Band, Antonin Bastian and Cedric Dupin (Frogmouth, La Boulette, Apenzeller Blues Band, FR), Philip Guttman, Maukka Palmio (FIN), Sami Takamäki (FIN, Hanoi Rocks, now with the New York Dolls) and with many of the best musicians of the island: Víctor Uris, Toni Reynés and Manolo Marí (Harmónica Coixa Blues Band), Pep Estrada, José Luis García, Rubén García, Llorenç Barceló, Salvador Font, Octavio Cortés, Jaime Gelabert, Diego Ferral, Patti Ballinas, Nicolás Soto, Marc Peach, M.A. Perikás-Santana Tribute Band,...

Balta is featured on the following albums: The Walking Stick Man (Caravan Blues, recorded in England in 2005 and Undercover Blues, 2008), Fora de..s Sembrat (Altres Herbes i Amebes; Blau, 1999), Andreu Muntaner "Lobo" (Mala Hierba; Blau, 1999), Octavio Cortés (Holler; Bluesville Music, 1997), amongst others.

He also participated in many jam sessions with musicians like Otis Rush Band, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Jerry Portnoy (Muddy Waters Band), Calvin Johnson (Koko Taylor's Blues Machine), Kenny Carr (Ray Charles Band), Aaron Burton, Johnny Mars, Nick Curran, Miko Weaver (guitar on Prince & The Revolution), Raimundo Amador, Coco Montoya, Steve James, Christian Rannenberg, Kevin DuVernay (bass player with Johnny Copeland), Guitar Crusher, Lorenzo Thompson, Michael Maas, George Greene, Toni Pastor, Masasonic, Israel Sandoval, Pedro Campuzano, Didac Buscató, Marcos Collado, Joan Bibiloni, Emiliano Juárez, Caledonia Blues Band, J.M.Farràs, Lynnwood Slim, Daniel Roth, Norbert Fimpel (Joe Cocker Band), Derek Burrows, Geoff Frosell, Seidou Sisoko and Omar Niang, Blas Picón-Ivan Kovacevic-David García-The Lazy Jumpers, Julio Lobos, Johnny McUerdo, Big Mama, Jordi Mena, Edu Big Hands, Julián Kanevsky, Paul Larnaudie, David García-Blind Lemmons, Oscar Lopez, Maurici Morera and Sergi Escriu-Midnight Rockets, Johnny Pérez, El Barrendero del Blues, Alex Caporuscio, Fede Aguado Band, Tota Blues, Fernando Noronha & Black Soul, Charles Rolle, Bobby Alexander and many others, in different citys of Spain and Netherlands (2005) and in Berlin, Germany (2007-2008) and Paris (2008).