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Silvano Togneri singing “America” in 2007

Silvano Togneri singing “America” in 2007

chord progressions you will not believe

The SILVANO TOGNERI – outsider musician site can be seen here The outsider musician Silvano Togneri was for many years one of the regulars at Aristodemo Casciani’s bar in Barga Vecchia  – more information about Aristo and his bar can be found here Outsider music is music performed either by social outsiders, who have no or few […]

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Barga Jazz Festival – Silvano Togneri prize 2016

Barga Jazz Festival – Silvano Togneri prize 2016

.... and so as the final votes were counted up and the music was halted and the audience waited expectantly for the verdict, the adjudicator,  J.J Carde announced that this year the prestigious Silvano Togneri prize 2016 was awarded to the trumpet player, Nazzareno Brischetto

Well,  yes, finally it is over, the Barga Jazz Festival 2016 finished in style at 5 am this morning with the arrival of the Carabinieri. Two weeks of constantly high quality jazz heard through out the city came to an abrupt but well timed ending. Normally one of the most vital parts of Barga Jazz Festival […]

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Silvano Togneri prize 2014

Silvano Togneri prize 2014

Renato Marcianò with a late run takes the tape and wins this years prize.

Well,  yes, finally it is over, the Barga Jazz Festival 2014 finished in style at 6 am this morning. Two weeks of constantly high quality jazz heard through out the city. Normally one of the most vital parts of Barga Jazz Festival was not to be found in the piazzas or as part of the concerts […]

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Blast from the Past – 2005 – Silvano Togneri outsider musician

Blast from the Past – 2005 – Silvano Togneri outsider musician

Silvano Togneri outsider musician

The SILVANO TOGNERI – outsider musician site can be seen here The outsider musician Silvano Togneri was for many years one of the regulars at Aristodemo Casciani’s bar in Barga Vecchia  – more information about Aristo and his bar can be found here Outsider music is music performed either by social outsiders, who have no or […]

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Silvano Togneri prize 2013 winners announced

Silvano Togneri prize 2013 winners announced

surprise as the judges are unable to award the prize to just a single winner

Well,  yes, finally it is over, the Barga Jazz Festival 2013 finished in style at 6 am this morning. Two weeks of constant high quality jazz through out the city. Normally one of the most vital parts of Barga Jazz Festival was not to be found in the piazzas or as part of the concerts in […]

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Enojazz – Rossano Emili, front runner for Silvano Togneri prize 2103

Enojazz – Rossano Emili, front runner for Silvano Togneri prize 2103

has he the stamina to survive until dawn on Sunday or will one of the the other jazz musicians eager to win the prestigious prize pip him at the post ?

Normally one of the most vital parts of Barga Jazz Festival which finishes this weekend was not to be found in the piazzas or as part of the concerts in the Teatro dei Differenti but during the late night jam sessions that took place each evening at the Enojazz after hours session, this year held at the Hotel […]

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The Silvano Togneri prize 2012- barganews.com

The Silvano Togneri prize 2012- barganews.com

Normally one of the most vital parts of Barga Jazz Festival which finished last weekend was not to be found in the piazzas or as part of the concerts in the Teatro dei Differenti but during the late night jam sessions that took place each evening at the Enojazz after hours session, this year held […]

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Walter Togneri sings and pushes back the clock to happier times

Walter Togneri sings and pushes back the clock to happier times

Regular readers of barganews will have heard his name mentioned in many articles and a few of you might even have been luckily enough to actually see and heard Silvano Togneri in action during some of the summer festivals in Barga in the recent past. Silvano left this world in 2006 (article here) but his […]

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The Silvano Togneri prize 2011- Renzo Telloli.

The Silvano Togneri prize 2011- Renzo Telloli.

Normally one of the most vital parts of Barga Jazz Festival which finished this weekend was not to be found in the piazzas or as part of the concerts in the Teatro dei Differenti but during the late night jam sessions that took place each evening at the Enojazz  after hours session, this year held […]

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Silvano Togneri – Jingle Bells

Silvano Togneri, outsider musician unfortunately died in 2006 but his musical memory is still strong and present in and around Barga. Especially at this time of year as people here remember Silvano sitting in Aristo’s bar and singing Christmas songs. From the archives of barganews we now give all our readers a bitter/sweet couple of […]

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Silvano Togneri prize 2010

Normally one of the most vital parts of Barga Jazz Festival which finished last night was not to be found in the piazzas or as part of the concerts in the Teatro dei Differenti but during the late night jam sessions that take place each evening at the Enojazz Club. The musicians who spent each […]

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3rd Silvano Togneri prize

A whole new feel to Enojazz after hours jam sessions which took place each night during the Barga Jazz Festival as for once people had to move quite a distance to take part. Normally it’s just a short walk from the concerts in the Teatro or the Piazza to Enojazz – this year it was […]