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Around Zappa

INC 201
Incipit Records
CD + DVD box

A sincere, philological and experimental thanksgiving to Frank Zappa. Not merely a tribute concert or live-concept. A monographic work, accurate in its theatrical and scenographic details, an entertaining opportunity for everybody to know and rediscover Zappa’s universe. It’s impossible to sum up briefly the countless influences in Zappa’s music, just as so many are the musicians who adopted (sometimes unconsciously) something precious from him. Among these are Quintorigo. Critics had already found in Quintorigo’s music an evident Zappianic code almost as a priori and obsessive forma mentis. The show is also an emotional and instinctive performance, an exquisite and tasty selection from Zappa’s works which will lead us to gorge on his discography, stodgy dishes included. Working on Zappa’s music has always been a project in embryo. Thanks to Roberto Gatto all this came true. Gatto, outstanding star of Italian and international jazz with renowned career, since forever harboring an unrestrained passion for Zappa, invited Quintorigo to bring about this beautiful idea together. Thankful and eager the band accepted. Coming out soon the album “Around Zappa”. The cd playlist begins with instrumentals such as Uncle Meat and Peaches En Regalia. Moris Pradella joins the band singing Cosmik Debris, Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow, Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up, King Kong, Big Swifty, Igor’s Boogie, Village Of The Sun. The beautiful Uncle Remus is introduced by the violin of Andrea Costa while Gionata Costa at the cello leads the melanchonic Black Napkins, making good use of effects to convey the charisma of an electric guitar enriched by the expressiveness of the cello. And an end with a bang, playing Echidna’s Arf (Of You) e Zomby Woof. Quintorigo and Roberto Gatto approach Zappa with refined arrangements still respecting the essence of the original songs, reread with personal sounds, exquisite textures and unrestrained experimental trend, mark of Quintorigo since their beginning. With Roberto Gatto, Quintorigo prove once again themselves distinguished musicians, gaining without reserve the passionate audience’s approval. “Around Zappa” is not to be missed by Zappa’s fans and recommended for everyone.



1. Uncle Meat
2. Peaches en Regalia
3. Cosmik Debris
4. Montana
5. Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up
6. King Kong
7. Don't Eat the Yellow Snow
8. Uncle Remus
9. Big Swifty
10. Igor's Boogie
11. Black Napkins
12. Village of the Sun
13. Echidna's Arf (Of You)
14. Zomby Woof

DVD – Live at Blue Note, Milan
1. Cosmik Debris
2. Montana
3. Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up
4. King Kong
5. Don't Eat the Yellow Snow
6. Uncle Remus
7. Big Swifty
8. Igor's Boogie
9. Black Napkins
10. Village of the Sun
11. Echidna's Arf (Of You)


Andrea Costa : violin
Gionata Costa : cello
Stefano Ricci : double bass
Valentino Bianchi : sax
Moris Pradella : vocals
Roberto Gatto : drums


from CD Ye Katama Hod
28 July 2017
Figurini Tour – 2017

Via di Banda, San Donato
Val Comino

28 July 2017 - h:22.30
Birkin Tree
Arena Largo Buonarroti
Giove (TN) - Italy

29 July 2017 - h:21.30
Yo Yo Mundi
Museo audiovisivo della resistenza
Fosdinovo (MS) - Italy

31 July 2017 - h:21.15
Chiostri di Santa Caterina
Finale Ligure (SV) – fraz. Finalborgo

04 August 2017 - h:21.30
Tre Martelli
XXXV Festa della Ghironda
Pragelato, fraz. Rivet (TO)- Italy

04 August 2017 - h:21.30
Birkin Tree featuring Mick O'Brien
"The Irish Piping Night"
Castello degli Spinola
Campo Ligure (GE) - Italy

05 August 2017
Birkin Tree featuring Mick O'Brien
"The Irish Piping Night"
Lago Terrasole
Limone Piemonte (CN) - Italy

06 August 2017 - h:18.00
Tre Martelli
Tramonti di Sotto (PN)- Italy

14 August 2017 - h:21.15
Yo Yo Mundi
"I suoni della pietra"
Piazza della pietra
Torre Bormida (CN) - Italy

16 August 2017 - h:21.15
Birkin Tree
Porto Turistico Marina di Pescara
Pescara - Italy

16 August 2017 - h:21.30
Yo Yo Mundi
Festa Rossa
Spazio Sandro Pertini
Lari (PI) - Italy

17 August 2017
Etè Trad Festival
Charvensod (AO) - Italy

23 August 2017
Festival arts de rues,

24 August 2017
Festival arts de rues,

25 August 2017
Festival arts de rues,

01 September 2017 - h:21.00
Palazzina Liberty
Stresa (VB) - Italy

02 September 2017 - h:21.00
Birkin Tree
Piazza Battisti
Pavullo nel Frignano (MO) - Italy

03 September 2017 - h:21.30
Yo Yo Mundi
L'ultima luna d'estate
Villa Greppi
Monticello Brianza (LC) - Italy

03 September 2017 - h:21.00
Liguriani e Silvio Riolfo Marengo
"Musica e poesia ligure"
Oratorio di Santa Maria Maggiore
Via San Nicolò
Albisola Superiore (SV)

04 September 2017 - h:21.30
Tre Martelli
Carmagnola (TO)- Italy

07 September 2017 - h:21.00
Birkin Tree
Oratorio di San Sebastiano
Quiliano (SV) fraz. Valleggia

09 September 2017 - h:20.45
I Violini di Santa Vittoria
Piazzale della Biblioteca
Preganziol (TV) - Italy

15 September 2017 - h:21.00
Yo Yo Mundi
Cool Tour
Rovato (BS) - Italy

16 September 2017 - h:21.30
Tre Martelli
Casale M. (AL) - Italy

16 September 2017 - h:21.30
Yo Yo Mundi
II Festa Anpi
Pavia - Italy

17 September 2017
Quintetto Nigra
"Folkermesse Festival"
Casale Monferrato (AL)- Italy

01 October 2017
Cherasco, fiera

12 October 2017 - h:20.00
Blaue Haus Doellnitz
Kasendorf - Germany

13 October 2017 - h:20.00
Kulturhammer e.v.
Thierstein - Germany

14 October 2017 - h:20.00
Gasthaus “Zum Roten Ochsen”
Rechberghausen - Germany

15 October 2017 - h:20.00
Esslingen am Neckar - Germany

27 October 2017 - h:20.30
Rätschenmühle e.V. Geislingen Schlachthausstraße 22
Geislingen - Germany

28 October 2017 - h:20.30
Feuerschloesschen Bad Honnef
Bad Honnef - Germany

04 November 2017 - h:21.30
Tre Martelli
40 years anniversary concert
Teatro Ambra
Alessandria - Italy

04 December 2017 - h:21.00
Birkin Tree
Cinema Teatro Don Natale Leone
Albisola Superiore (SV) - Italy

17 December 2017 - h:17.00
Tre Martelli
Auditorium Gambarina Museum
Alessandria - Italy

23 December 2017 - h:21.00
Liguriani & Mario Pirovano
“Invexendo de Natale”
Teatro Sociale di Camogli
Camogli (GE) - Italy

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