Sunday at dusk in a lush and verdant garden aglow with fireflies, I sat next to the mbira master, Chartwell Dutiro , and experienced a kinship transcending time and cultures. I had come to hear his concert and was fortunate to have a few moments to speak with him. We shared our tradtions and stories about our work with them. He spoke about the mbira as a means of communication with the ancients. In the Shona culture, it is as a telephone to the ancestors. Chartwell counseled me to speak to my…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...
An evening of the folk and roots music of Sicily & Southern Italy!
Celebrating with song the rich maritime history of Sicily at the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center http://fishingheritagecenter.org/
Celebrate and evening of Sicilian music and dance on the terrace at beautiful Aldworth Manor in the Monadnock Mountains of NH!
40th Annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival
Rosa Tatuata performs at the 40th Annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival
Stay tuned for festival schedule...