La Banda di Piazza Caricamento

La Banda di Piazza Caricamento


An encounter between young musicians with new ancient instruments. Diverse worlds where a new world is born, an intercommunicating, evocation of origins are merged with the sound that symbolizes the urban and technological present.


La Banda di Piazza Caricamento rise as an artistic symbol of cohabitation and violence denial, creativity and cultural methamorphosys, for the final approval of genoa as a multiethnic city. forrmed by 16 musician, tha band is an ensemble of young artists coming from 5 continents and living in the chief town of liguria. their topic is integration: testimonials of their country's traditions, they mix, in a bursting and pressing sound, the rithms of cuban congas, the african's percussions of djemba and darabouka, the street rap, vocal melodies from eastern europe, brasil, india and italy, the magical riffs of kora, the african harp, and many more different instruments talking to eachother and becoming a flow. the musical show is integrated with traditional dance. since their first debut, april 2007 in palazzo ducale (genoa) for the liberation fest, with percussive power and charming voices they had a remarkable success of both critics and audience, earned as well in other italian cities and important festivals. among them: 'mondo mare festival' by teatro dell'archivolto, 'intramundi' in piazza vittorio (rome), 'le notti di s. lorenzo' at cascina monluè in milan, la notte bianca of genoa and 'percussionistica' at umbertide. a new musical journey with bright social matters directed and created by davide ferrari, produced by echo art and supported by comune di Genova.


2008 Promo Music Records
"Babelsound" LP