There is always much work to be done behind-the-scenes to prepare for a show. There are contracts to be negotiated and completed, tax forms to be submitted, endless promotional correspondence; travel and sound checks to be coordinated… Apart from the administrative work, there are hours and hours of rehearsals. I actually enjoy rehearsing, but before I rehearse with the band, I spend endless time rehearsing alone so that the repertoire is ready for the musicians. All of this is done with one goal in…Read more
Sabbinirica! Welcome! So glad you stopped by. Remember when you were a child how you collected shells as you wandered along the beach? I still do that...and I do the same with songs...Sicilian songs...
So, c'mon, wander along with me...
Rosa Tatuata at E. Rossi & Co.
Rosa Tatuata performs one of Little Italy's most historic places: E. Rossi & Co, founded in 1910 as the heart of Italian music in the US!
**This is an out-door performance. Weather permitting.
l'ingresso è libero con tessera ARCI
METALLI SONANTI" è il nuovo progetto di Michela Musolino alla voce e tamburi a cornice e Fabio Turchetti alla chitarra e organetto. Ispirandosi alle sonorità ancestrali della Sicilia greca, romana, araba e bizantina la voce di Michela intreccia fresche melodie creando di fatto col suo suono un atto taumaturgico di rara bellezza.
Terra Sangue Mare
Fourth Annual La Primavera Vinni!!!
It's time to shake off the winter blues and dance into spring! Each year, just as Persephone returns to the Land of the Living, bringing with her warm weather and sunshine, Rosa Tatuata, ( Michela Musolino, vocals, tamburo; tamburello; Phil Passantino, guitar; accordion; Charlie Rutan; zampogna; ciaramedda; flute; JP Pannettieri, tamburello; marranzanu; saz; mandolino) perform the joyous, raucous, and passionate music of Sicily and Southern Italy to welcome her back and usher in Spring! Wherever they take their celebration becomes a piazza in Sicily where the audience can dance to the Folk and Roots music of Sicily and Southern Italy and learn some dance steps while they celebrate.
Tickets are $20 with advanced purchase on Eventbrite ( see link below) and $25 At the Door on April 6th.
Joe Zarba's La Mia Sicilian Per Voi - Closing party
Photographer Joe Zarba closes his exhibit of his evocative photos of his beloved Sicily. The images will make you fall in love with Sicily.