Cassandra

CASSANDRA is an italian “pop art” artist sui generis . She’s a multi-instrumentalist (she plays guitars, ukulele, synthesizer, drums), a songwriter and producer. She uses music as a tool to express her personal artistic mood, made of colors, strong lyrics, changing sounds, ranging from electronics to punk, from folk to rock.

She has a natural jazzy and blues attitude which shines through her voice” declared the famous jazz musician David Amram performing with her, during one of his special concert in Bari on October 2011.

Author of all her songs, her first album “La valigia con le scarpe” (Leave Music/Universal) contains awarded songs by critics and the public of the most important national awards for Italian songwriter: MUSICULTURA 2013, BIANCA D’APONTE AWARD 2012, FABRIZIO DE ANDRE’ 2013 and a NOMINATION as Best Album debut of the Year 2014 for TARGHE TENCO. In 2010, Cassandra auditioned for X Factor Italy. She was selected together with other 11 contestants to perform at the live shows. Her mentor was Elio from the famous Italian band Elio e Le storie Tese.

CHAGALL” is the title of her second album, which also features contributions from the bands Elio e Le storie Tese, Brunori Sas and the Nico and The Red Shoes (France).

AWARDS AND EXPERIENCES:
2015 Award “Musica e Cultura” – In memory of Peppino Impastato, mafia’s victim
2014 Nomination to “Targa Tenco” as Best Debut Album with “La valigia con le scarpe”- Award Ninfa D’argento
2013 Winner of “ Musicultura” e Finalist Award “Premio De Andrè”
2012 Special regard “Premio Bianca D’aponte” – Finalist Award “Premio Bindi”
2010 X Factor 4 Italy

 

Reviews

“Cassandra has a supplevoice, which can be soft or scratchy”
[La Repubblica]

“The voice of Cassandra live is already a beautiful instrument”
[L’espresso]

“One of the most beautiful and important works emerged in the Italian singer in this 2015 draws to a close.”
[Michele Monina – Il Fatto Quotidiano]

“Chagall is a record that bites you in the chest and rips the flesh with the bites of different and unique music, direct, concise, precise, strong and ironic.”
[Album of the day – Rockit]

“A style and an unmistakable verve, recline the freshness of her texts Original innovative and experimental “
[L’Unità]

“Cassandra: an artist sui generis, with its own strong and definite personality. “
[Mescalina]

Contact

MANAGEMENT
Stefania Domina
info@indiesoundsbetter.it
LABEL
Leave Music
info@leavemusic.it

Chagall Tour 2015/2016

20.11 Ragusa Prima Classe IT
21.11 V. S. Giovanni (RC) Nuvola Rossa IT
27.11 Roma Monk IT
28.11 Firenze Combo IT
10.12 Milano Ohibò IT
14.01 Aversa (CE) Delikatessen IT
15.01 Salerno Modo IT
17.01 Roma Marmo #SpaghettiUnplugged IT
21.01 Palermo Studio22 IT
05.02 V. San Giovanni (RC) KM IT
09.02 London Cafe 1001 GB
10.02 London London Stone GB
11.02 London Barrel and Horn Bromely GB
13.02 London The Fiddler’s Elbow GB
22.02 Roma Le Mura #Decathlon IT
26.02 Catania MA Catania IT
11.03 Castellammare d. G. (TP) MONGREL SOCIAL CLUB IT
18.03 Milano Ligera #voci legate a un filo IT
01.04 Rieti Be’er Sheva IT
02.04 Roma ‘Na Cosetta IT