Having spent some time in Italy recently, I want to link to some of the extraordinary musicians I have met and played with there…

First the cellists, who have played with Evangelista and have made their own solo records:

Francesco Guerri

Andrea Serrapiglio

And a few bands we have played with, from the Italian underground:

Father Murphy

Silent Carnival

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Italians have a kind of friendly, open energy that is like nowhere else.

And – perhaps – a tendency for extreme and dramatic art. Check it out…