Mbrascatu. A unique musical journey across the ocean and beyond

Apr 03, 2017 151

Conventional wisdom states that many of us “want what we don’t have and often have what we don’t want.” While this can serve as an obstacle to achieving our dreams and ambitions, this dilemma can be overcome by wisely “playing the hand that one is dealt.” One individual who adheres to this philosophy is Italian singer/songwriter and guitarist Andrea Algieri. He was born on May 31, 1974 in the comune of Luzzi, nestled in the heart of the province of Cosenza, located in the southern region of Calabria.

A close-knit upbringing within his large but humble Italian surroundings, found him enjoying the company of his extended family, particularly on Sundays and holidays. As was true with most areas of the south, weekend activities, though sparse, were usually brightened by the sounds of song and music permeating throughout the household. Andrea’s uncle Umile and cousin Tonino were particularly adept at creating a cheerful atmosphere with their musical talents. This served as the impetus for his decision to devote his time and efforts to developing his own personal musical skills.

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