Tony Marotta

Tony Marotta, contributing writer, Radio Italia 91.1FM<

Carmen Consoli, a distinctive voice and tenacious rocker

April 2013
Success in the competitive world of music is measured in different ways. For some, it is the skill to author compositions, which touch the masses. For others, it is the ability to enchant their followers with charismatic charm. For the rest, it...


Max Gazzé, unconventional and worldly eclectic

March 2013
The sum of the parts that comprise the whole being of Italian singer/songwriter and bassist Massimiliano Gazzé is replete with the sights, sounds, flavors and experiences of a lifetime spent in foreign countries, perpetually on the move....


Malika Ayane, a new face of Italian Music

February 2013
Italy, like many other countries in Western Europe, has been undergoing a radical transformation in the makeup of its population as foreign immigrants and displaced refugees have found throughout the Italian peninsula. This trend has had a...


Moda', from obstacles to success

December 2012
The seemingly "overnight" success of the Italian pop-rock group Modà has actually been fraught with turmoil and challenges along the way. The group was founded in Milan during the summer of 2002 by charismatic front man and singer/songwriter...


Syria (Musical bloodlines and boundless energy)

December 2011
It is said that a child is a product of their environment as they begin to mature and grow. Cecilia Cipressi, better known as Syria, is no exception to this rule. She is an endowed singer, songwriter and actress who was raised in a musical family....


Gianluca Grignani (Driven by change and compelled by courage)

November 2011
Gianluca Grignani è nato a Milano nel 1972, e considerato come l'uomo che ha tutto. Un bel uomo con grandi talenti di cantante, autore e musicista. Durante la sua carriera ha prodotto dieci album di successi, condotto tante tournè...


Mietta (A Mediterranean beauty and enchanting vocalist)

September 2011
The professional entertainment career of Daniela Miglietta, spans a period of over twenty years and is both diverse and impressive. She is a successful singer having recorded eleven albums and has starred as a radio and television actress. Daniela...


Alex Britti (A quiet guitar hero and gifted storyteller)

August 2011
Alex Britti è nato a Montevecchio Verde vicino Roma il 23 Agosto del 1968 ed a ricevuto la sua prima chitarra all'età di otto anni. La sua carriera professionale iniziò all'età di diciassette anni con la musica blues. Il...


Luca Barbarossa (Genuinely humble and extraordinarily talented)

July 2011
Genuinamente Romano, Luca Barbarossa e' una di quelle voci Italiane che pur non avendo mai raggiunto un successo internazionale ha sempre mantenuto un'immagine sobria e costante negli anni. Comincia la sua carriera come moltissimi in quell'epoca...


Nek (A singer with a poetic passion for life and love)

May 2011
Occhi azzuro-mare e voce di velluto, Nek ha sempre cantato ed incantato fin da giovanissimo. Partito da Sassuolo e' poi arrivato ai palchi europei e d'oltre mare. Con ben oltre otto milioni di copie vendute e' ancora uno dei piu' rispettati...


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