Maria Mazzotta’s unique versatility is what makes her one of the most important voices of the music scene in the Apulia region of Italy and, more generally, of world music towards which she has an extremely respectful approach, backed by meticulous research into vocal characteristics of the area which highly differentiate the various cultures[…]
Nilza Costa is a Brazilian singer and songwriter born in Salvador, Bahia and her heart beats to African ancestral rhythms. In her singing traditional forms of Brazilian music and culture, such as Candomblè, Capoeira, Samba, Maculè and Cantigas de Roda, are transfigured and filtered in a striking and original way.
Singer-songwriter, theater actress and unpredictable entertainer, Flo is one of the most interesting and versatile personalities of the classic mediterranean song. Her voice is visceral and persuasive. Her songs are a rhythm that involves, a fascinating story, ritual, dance, impulses of vitality and passion. A blending between the ancient sounds[…]
Lucilla Galeazzi One of the most important, and eclectic voices of the new Italian and European folk, is Lucilla Galeazzi: an overwhelming and delicate musical interpreter, and a passionate researcher dedicated to the rediscovery and reinterpretation of traditional music. She began to sing on the trail of research, carried out[…]
Modena City Ramblers: the most important Italian band in its genre, known for the peculiar mix of folk and “world” influences with ska and rock. The band has sold more than 1.0000.000 copies of their CDs in the last 20 years. Their constant performing with huge audiences has lead the[…]
Multi-instrumentalist and inexhaustible composer, founder and director of the Ikona Band and of various international ensembles of world music. His polyglot music also speaks the Sabir (ancient uncoded language spoken for centuries as Esperanto of the sea people) and plays through the traditional instruments of the lands of the whole[…]
“The ancestral sonorities of the didgeridoo (instrument of Aboriginal – Australian culture), played by Fabio Gagliardi, and the voice of Martina Lupi in many of her expressions (harmonic singing, songwriting, improvisation), blend with taste, experimentation and vastness of the electronic sounds of the pianist Alessandro Gwis. A real “meeting of[…]
An excellent combination of crosscultural ingredients and fine arrangements with a jazz touch
The indie-folk power-duo of accordionist and multi-instrumentalist Ludovica Valori and double bass player Paolo Camerini is always on the road, crossing countries and continents looking for inspiration for the contaminated music of their Traindeville project. The journey is the ideal dimension for Valori and Camerini, a condition of constant movement[…]
Currently among the most appreciated accordionists, both in Italy and in Europe, Alessandro D’Alessandro is the founder of the famous Orchestra Bottoni, a meeting point for virtuoso accordionists.