Sicilian Jazz Project Press Material

Muorica COLOUR BOOK A pdf of the beautiful 6X9 book that goes with the CD 3.85 MB
Vitti 'na crozza Probably the most widely heard Sicilian folk song there is, Michael Occhipinti has reworked a staple of Sicilian weddings into something new, taking it to Mali and back. 43.8 MB
Muorica Based a poem of the same name which describes the beauty of the city of Modica, Sicily (where Michael Occhipinti's parents were from), the piece is a showcase for Italian vocalist Pilar, clarinetist Don Byron, and the Cecilia String Quartet 75.7 MB
Amuninni Razzietta Amuninni is the Sicilian equivalent of "andiamo" meaning "Let's Go!" and was the expression Michael Occhipinti's parents frequently used. Razzietta is the nickname most people called Michael's mother. 59.1 MB
The Almond Sorters Based on an Alan Lomax recording of women sorting almonds in Sicily, Michael Occhipinti morphs the folk tune into an original composition that features Maryem Tollar (vocals), members of the esteemed Gryphon Trio chamber group, and guest soloist Hugh Marsh on electric violin.

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Vancouver Jazz Festival Review 2015 A rave review of the band's show at the 2015 Vancouver International Jazz Festival 285 KB
Michael Occhipinti in Sicily From Muorica 5.56 MB
PHOTO: Michael Occhipinti Promo Photo Hi - res photo of Michael Occhipinti 1.73 MB
REVIEW - JazzdaGama a review of the new album Muorica 2.14 MB
Review from the 2015 Ottawa Chamber Music Festival A review that captures the feeling of the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival! 79.8 KB
Stage plot 458 KB

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