The first songs most people hear as children are nursery rhymes and lullabies. The first songs Ahmet Zappa heard as a child were the shock-treatment tracks on Hot Rats, a groundbreaking 1969 set by his father Frank. “This is the stuff I was drinking my milk bottles to,” Zappa said with a giggle. “It’s magical.” He isn’t the only one who thinks so....

IN THE MOOD IN OUR OWN WAY: a documentary written, produced, directed and narrated by LUCA MARTERA, edited by CARLA BRANDOLINI, linguistic consultant and additional voice narration FRANK PISATURO. A Sexual Radar Production, 2018 https://vimeo.com/296585302 From the ancient Italian tradition of the Great Opera Houses to the Neapolitan melodies of 20...

Avrà come tema “Italians”, in omaggio al contributo dei musicisti italo-americano nella storia del jazz, la 38/a edizione del Roccella Jazz Festival “Rumori Mediterranei”. La rassegna prenderà il via con una sessione a luglio di tre serate (domenica 8, venerdì 13 e sabato 14) e proseguirà con altre dieci serate dal 12 al 22 agosto. “Quest’anno – ha...