The newly opened Oxo Collection Gallery in Barga Vecchia commissioned an event based on literature, art and music all centered around one small book - Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino.
The book “Le Città Invisibili” – Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino explores imagination and the imaginable through the descriptions of cities by an explorer, Marco Polo. It is framed as a conversation between the aging and busy emperor Kublai Khan, who constantly has merchants coming to describe the state of his expanding and vast empire, […]
A milestone in the Festival’s three-decade story
Andrea Guzzoletti is a key member of his generation’s musical brain trust, along with Barga Jazz Festival director Alessandro Rizzardi and former Barga Jazz club president Simone Venturi. All of them are principal figures in a remarkable array of bands and combos. Each is an acknowledged master of his preferred instruments, Rizzardi on the sax […]
Lo spettacolo Invisible Cities (ispirato alle Città Invisibili di Calvino) nasce da un'idea del trombettista Andrea Guzzoletti e vede la partecipazione oltre che di Stefano Onorati e Walter Paoli dell'artista Keane che ha realizzato video-installazioni, quadri e scenografie.
Apre i concerti di BargaJazz il 18 agosto il cantante John De Leo che presenterà un progetto totalmente nuovo di contaminazione tra jazz e musica elettronica dal titolo Invisible Cities. Ad accompagnarlo in questo viaggio sonoro il trombettista Andrea Guzzoletti, Stefano Onorati alle tastiere e Walter Paoli alla batteria. Cantante, compositore, performer, John De Leo […]
A little over 20 years ago, the creator of some of the most popular, enduring images of late 20th-century art, Keith Haring painted a mural on the side of the convent in Piazza Sant’Antonio, Pisa. The mural’s title -‘Tuttomondo” summed up the artist’s constant pursuit of interaction with the public, represented in this case by […]
It has just been announced that the Barga Jazz Club will be open on New Years Eve with a live music line up not to be missed. Instead of setting up a series of musical events which coincided with people eating their traditional New Year’s Eve meal, the organisers of the club once again this […]
Quite often in Piazza Angelio there is a little scene played out with a group of people huddled together all looking intently at something behind a window. The group can be there for 10 or 15 minutes before they all move off together. Just what is it that has held their attention? For a number […]
Andrea Guzzoletti – Invisible Cities, the music project that has been gradually evolving for the past three years finally moved into its finished state and was released to the public on line on itunes and Amazon earlier on this year and is available in local shops from this morning onwards for people living in this […]
Andrea Guzzoletti’s tour of “Invisible Cities” borrows its title and its thematic structure from the brilliant prose-poem of the late Italo Calvino, Italy’s most imaginative 20th century writer. Le Citta Invisibli, published in 1972, was ostensibly an account of Marco Polo’s “conversations” with Kublai Khan – descriptions of the Mongol Empire’s far-flung capitals by a […]
Andrea Guzzoletti – Invisible Cities, the music project that has been gradually evolving for the past three years finally moves into its finished state as this morning it was released to the public on line on itunes and Amazon and will be available in record shops later on this month. The record is dedicated to […]
Over two years in the making, but finally at the end of this month (or at the very latest, the first week of May) will see the publication of the long-awaited new disc from the Barga trumpeter, Andrea Guzzoletti. Entitled ” Invisible Cities” the concept album is based around the book “Le città invisibili”, a […]