Aria Corte plays contemporary arrangements of the traditional music from the Lower Salento region of Italy. The band’s show travels through the mythical world of the taranta, using the frenetic and obsessive rhythms of the pizzica-pizzica and pizzica-tarantata.
Rocco Borlizzi: tamburello, tammorra, vocals
Gino Cerfeda: electric guitar, vocals
Alessandra Caiulo: castanet, tamburello, and vocals
Antonio Palma: rhythm guitar, vocals
Giacomo Corvaglia: tamburello, tammorra, darbuka, bendir
Biagio De Francesco: electric bass, mandolin, guitar, and harmonica
with guest musician: Claudio Prima: diatonic accordion, vocals
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel is also co-founder of the Transglobal World Music Chart.
Angel has also produced and remastered world music studio albums and compilations for labels such as Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, and Music of the World.