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Tarantata

February 22, 2014
8:00 PM

Admission:
$15.00

A fiery percussive journey through the South of Italy, with a crossing of the Atlantic into Brazil. Through songs, dance, and rhythm; it will explore magic rituals, “tarantellas”, used as music therapy to cure the mythical bite of the tarantula. There will be healing chants and ritual drumming in honor of the Black Madonna “Tammorriata” love ballads.

The night features Alessandra Belloni’s original compositions honoring Yemanja and Oxun, Goddesses of Love and Waters, Xango, of the Afro-Brazilian Yoruba tradition. Alessandra Belloni is joined by John La Barbera on a variety of string instruments, Peter Abazia on drums, and Giuseppe de Falco on vocals and guitar.
Alessandra Belloni

Wilson Montuori

Peter Abazia

Artist Website:
http://www.alessandrabelloni.com/         
         

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** Please note: due to the limited seating and intimate setting at the Cafe, we cannot accept reservations or provide advanced ticket sales.

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