GIL SCOTT-HERON IN ITALIA

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Scrittore, poeta, musicista soul, jazz, funk, attraverso la spoken word è considerato l’antesignano del rap. Figura centrale della cultura afroamericana, Gil Scott-Heron ha  influenzato attivisti e musicisti di tutte le generazioni. Particolarmente attivo negli anni settanta, vanta capolavori della portata di “Pieces of a man”, “The bottle”, “Winter in America” e la monumentale “The revolution will not be televised”. Dopo tanti anni di assenza dagli studi di registrazione, il genio di Scott-Heron torna a farsi sentire nell’album “I’m New Here”, seguito da un Tour che toccherà anche l’Italia. 

Writer, poet, songwriter, musician, Gil Scott-Heron is considered the godfather of rap through his work as a spoken word performer. One of the most prominent voices in african-american culture, he influenced generations of musicians and activists. Very prolific in the 70s, his production includes masterpieces as “Pieces of a man”, “The bottle”, “Winter in America” and the monumental “The revolution will not be televised”. After years of absence from recording studios, the genius is back with a new album entitled “I’m New Here” and a  Tour. See the italian dates: 

Mer. 28 aprile 2010, Milano – Conservatorio, Sala Verdi

Gio. 6 maggio 2010, Cormons (GO) – Teatro Comunale

Da ven. 21 a sab. 22 maggio 2010, Roma – Dissonanze

Stefania “Stef” Bonamici

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