Il Quinto Quarto

by La Banda di Palermo

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Ezechiele 05:18
Perdo Tempo 03:15
Oh The Moon 03:05
Le Loup 04:07
Sabrina 04:41
Turgenev 03:32
Cane Pazzo 03:51
Mr Sweeney 02:58
Gavotte 03:57


Giacco Pojero - accordion, keyboards and vocals
Nino Vetri - tenor sax and vocals
Antonella Romana - pocket trumpet, button accordion and vocals
Fabrizio Oddo - trombone and flugelhorn
Marco Monterosso - acoustic and electric guitars
Luca La Russa - electric bass and some guitars
Simone Sfameli - drums and percussion

Claudio Collovà acted on #10
Tommaso Chirco played electric bass on #3, #4, #12
Angelo Di Mino made some noises on #12
Giulio Scavuzzo played congas on #5, #13
Il Coro delle Cosche Perdenti screamed on #2
Rino barked on #8

Music, lyrics and arrangements by La Banda di Palermo.

Track #1 loosely based by Angelo Paparcuri.
Track #2 loosely based by the Book of Ezekiel and V. Erofeev.
Track #3 loosely based by T. Landolfi.
Track #5 lyrics by A. Rimbaud, music by Vincenzo Tschinke.
Tracks #4 and #10 lyrics by T.S. Elliot, adaptation by Claudio Collovà.
Track #6 lyrics by Vincenzo Tschinke.
Track #8 lyrics composed with traditional doggerels.
Track #11 lyrics co-wrote with Vincenzo Tschinke.
Track #12 loosely based by S. Coleridge and L. Carroll.
Track #13 lyrics by The Ramones.
Track #14 lyrics by G.B. Marino, translated by G.R. Hocke.


released April 17, 2019

Recorded by Silvio Punzo and Simone Sfameli at Giacco's home.
Edited and Mixed by Simone Sfameli.
Mastered by Rudolf Schmidt and Bernhart Mittorp.
Congas recorded with the collaboration of Mind House, Palermo.

Photos by Corinna Brix - Artwork by Andreas Dietrich

This record is dedicated to Angelo Paparcuri
Thanx to:
Vincenzo -
Adel and Berni - management and psychophysical support
Lupo - political commissar
Claudio -
Tommaso, Angelo, Giulio and Silvio

Licensed to Qanat Records - 026/2019

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La Banda di Palermo Palermo, Italy

LA BANDA DI PALERMO is a popular-folk-punk band with great instrumental ability and considerable fantasy. Their music, cool, funny and explosive, peppered with oddities but at the same time full of lyricism, comes from Sicilian folk melodies with intrusions in particular fields in balance between Arabic, Balkan, Celtic and klezmer music. Absolutely not to be missed their gigs! ... more

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