Formats and Editions
2022 release. Alla Boara seeks to bring recognition and new life to Italy's diverse history of regional folk music. Their modern arrangements of folk lullabies, laments, hymns, and festival songs are surprising, playful, mournful, tender, and bewitching. Live performances can also be accompanied alongside projected visual images and audio samples that reveal a deeper insight to where these songs come from (Ancient Roots). Alla Boara's dynamic music and storytelling aims to inspire audiences of all ethnic heritages to treasure their musical roots and consider historical songs' contemporary cultural relevance. Vision of drummer and composer Anthony Taddeo (Helen Welch/Hey Mavis), Alla Boara also features vocalist Amanda Powell (Apollo's Fire), guitarist Dan Bruce, trumpeter Tommy Lehman, bassist Ian Kinnaman, and accordionist and keyboardist Clay Colley. Alla Boara has received critical acclaim for it's originality and accessibility and was recently featured in La Gazzetta Italiana and predicted to have a bright future by Cleveland Magazine.