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Francesco De Gregori

Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 9.45 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
Event Halle, Messe Basel

One evening, one country, two voices: First, the cantautore (singer-songwriter) Francesco De Gregori: For over 40 years, he has stayed true to his craft. It’s no wonder he is seen as one of the greatest cantautori of all times. Songs like «Viva L’Italia» and albums like «Canzoni d’Amore» were made to last forever. The other Italian voice is soul crooner Mario Biondi. He sings in English – as the son of a cantautore, a daring choice. And yet, in 2006, this Sicilian already managed to soar with ease to the top of the international soul music scene with his debut album «Handful of Soul».

Christian Hug

 

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Francesco De Gregori at BALOISE SESSION 2015
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Francesco De Gregori

Viva l'Italia
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 9.45 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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La Donna Cannone
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 9.45 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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Francesco De Gregori

Generale
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 9.45 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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Mario Biondi at BALOISE SESSION 2015
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Mario Biondi

Open Up Your Eyes
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 8 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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Mario Biondi at BALOISE SESSION 2015
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Mario Biondi

This Is What You Are
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 8 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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Mario Biondi

Love Is A Temple
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 8 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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  1. Francesco De Gregori - Viva l'Italia

  2. Francesco De Gregori - La Donna Cannone

    Francesco De Gregori at BALOISE SESSION 2015
  3. Francesco De Gregori - Generale

  4. Mario Biondi - Open Up Your Eyes

    Mario Biondi at BALOISE SESSION 2015
  5. Mario Biondi - This Is What You Are

    Mario Biondi at BALOISE SESSION 2015
  6. Mario Biondi - Love Is A Temple

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Francesco De Gregori

Viva l'Italia
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 9.45 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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Francesco De Gregori at BALOISE SESSION 2015
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Francesco De Gregori

La Donna Cannone
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 9.45 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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Francesco De Gregori

Generale
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 9.45 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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Mario Biondi at BALOISE SESSION 2015
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Mario Biondi

Open Up Your Eyes
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 8 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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Mario Biondi at BALOISE SESSION 2015
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Mario Biondi

This Is What You Are
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 8 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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Mario Biondi

Love Is A Temple
Tue, 27. Oct 2015, 8 PM | 2 Sides of Italy
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  1. Francesco De Gregori - Viva l'Italia

  2. Francesco De Gregori - La Donna Cannone

    Francesco De Gregori at BALOISE SESSION 2015
  3. Francesco De Gregori - Generale

  4. Mario Biondi - Open Up Your Eyes

    Mario Biondi at BALOISE SESSION 2015
  5. Mario Biondi - This Is What You Are

    Mario Biondi at BALOISE SESSION 2015
  6. Mario Biondi - Love Is A Temple

On the same evening

Mario Biondi
Line Up
ArtistInstrument
Francesco De GregoriVocals, Guitar
Alessandro AriantiKeyboard
Guido GuglielminettiBass
Lucio BardiGuitar
Paolo GiovenchiGuitar
Stefano ParentiDrums
Elena CirilloVocals, Violin
Alessandro VallePedal Steel Guitar
Giancarlo RomaniTrumpet
Stefano RibecaSaxophone
Giorgio TebaldiTrumpet, Trombone
Fri, 04. Nov 2005, 9.15 PM | A Night of Songs
Festsaal Messe Basel

Francesco De Gregori first found fame north of the Alps over thirty years ago with "Viva l’Italia", a profound song that was a declaration of love for a country which never ceases to cause even the most hardened optimists misgivings. Now, with his latest CD "Pezzi" (Pieces), De Gregori once again proves his pedigree as a "cantautore" and heir apparent to Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen, the role models to whom he is musically closer than ever before.

Also invoking the great tradition of American songs the same evening will be 25-year-old jazz singer Lizz Wright, a true discovery whose repertoire of classics ranges from the swing era to the folk-rock of Neil Young. She topped the jazz charts in summer 2005.

Martin Schäfer

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Francesco De Gregori at BALOISE SESSION 2005

On the same evening

Lizz Wright
Line Up
ArtistInstrument
Francesco de GregoriVocals
Guido GuglielminettiBass
Alessandro ValleGuitar
Alessandro SvampaDrums
Alessandro AriantiKeyboard
Lucio BardiGuitar
Paolo GiovenchiGuitar
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