São Paulo, Brazil, May 1st 1928, year 374 from the “swallowing” of Bishop Sardinha: Oswald de Andrade publishes his “Cannibal Manifesto” in theRevista de Antropofagia from this the Brazilian Tropicalist musical-cultural movement was subsequently born and developed.. Porto Recanati, Marche, central Italy, October 18th 2011, Saint Luke the Evangelist’s Day, I decide to publish an album of mine on the web; in honour of that poetic manifesto and that movement it’s entitled, … Marchigianista!
Budding musical talent from the Marche region, he goes from guitar to double bass with ease and always expresses himself in an original way. His two instruments are also the symbol of his two souls: rock and folk - the guitar – classical and well-educated – the double bass. He currently plays with the Youth Orchestra of the Pergolesi Spontini Foundation of Jesi, and he also works with the journalist and writer Giancarlo Trapanese and with the actor Michele Salvatori.
Expert on electroacoustics, designer and builder of amplification systems and musical instruments, versatile musician, Leandro lives for music in all its forms. As a bassist he adores moving freely among styles: from contemporary music (Luca Miti) to classic pop (Raffaele Mazzei), from folk (Roberto Lucanero) to jazz-rock (Engine Ring).
Legendary musician of the Marche region music scene, Mauro is the drummer with Agorà, the long-established jazz-rock band. With Agorà he has recorded the following albums: Live in Montreaux (Atlantic 1975), Agorà 2 (Atlantic 1976), Ichinen (soon to be released). Mauro has always been an “on the road” musician, all over the world, both alongside internationally famous Italian singers and as the leader of jazz, R&B and fusion bands.
Memorable keyboards player and accordionist of The Gang, he stayed in the band alongside the Severini brothers from 1988 to 2000 and was universally regarded as the “third Gang member”. He is now a songwriter (for I Nomadi for example), composes music for the theatre (Rosa violata and Capelli al vento starring actress Rosetta Martellini), he is a musician and session man and record producer. In 2006 he made an album with Lorella Cerquetti entitled Animali Nudi under the name of “Lorelai & Doct. Mei”.