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Alessandra Belloni

Rank #59 US New York, NY World / Psy Trance / Drumming


Label: indipendent

Manager: Audrey Ross Audreyrosspub@aol.com

Bio: Singer, Percussionist,
Dancer, Actress

• Director of Italian theatre Group I GIULLARI DI PIAZZA Artist in Residence at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.
• Author of the book/DVD RHYTHM IS THE CURE –Mel Bay Publications
• A REMO Signature Series Artist with her own line of I... See Full Bio

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Jan 4, 2012
Healing dance and percussion workshop in Tuscany Italy August 20 to August 27 ch... [more]
Jan 4, 2012
wild erotic healing trance dance for women from Southern Italy, created by Aless... [more]
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  • Sat

    Oct 25

    New York, NY, US | 8:00pm

    New York, NY, US
    Sat Oct 25 8:00pm


    Internationally renowned Singer, dancer, percussionist ALESSANDRA BELLONI PRESENTS: SPIDER DANCE FOR HALLOWEEN! Southern Italian Gypsy Music & Brazilian rhythms ALESSANDRA BELLONI - vocals, southern Italian tambourines, ritual dance WILSON MONTUORI - acoustic & electric guitar, GYPSY JOE – ACCORDION, VOCALS, TAMBOURINE PETER ABAZIA drumset, cajon DANCERS: Peter De Geronimo, Francesca Silvano , This fiery "percussive journey" through the South of Italy and crossing to Brazil will explore through songs, dance and rhythm, magic rituals, tarantellas used as music therapy to cure the mythical bite of the tarantula , healing chants and ritual drumming in honor of the Black Madonna, lullabies, love ballads, work chants and protest song. Alessandra Belloni's original compositions honoring Yemanja and Oxun, Goddesses of Love and Waters, Xango, of the Afro- Brazilian Yoruba tradition

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    Nov 2

    Wappingers Falls, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Wappingers Falls, NY, US
    Sun Nov 02 8:00pm


    Celebrate the ancient night of the Tarantula! This fiery "percussive journey" through the South of Italy, and crossing over to Brazil, will explore through songs, dance and rhythm, magic rituals, tarantellas used as music therapy to cure the mythical bite of the tarantula, healing chants and ritual drumming in honor of the Black Madonna, and the trance dance know as PIZZICA TARANTA or the Spider Dance. This erotic and dynamic ritual dance originated as a cure for the mythical bite of the Tarantula, a condition causing a mental disease called tarantismo, which afflicted mainly women (tarantate) in Southern Italy. The wild rhythm of the Pizzica, played on medium size tambourines and accompanied by dance was performed as an exorcism ritual which produced a trance-like state beneficial for the healing of many disorders and imbalances. As part of a re-enactment of this healing ritual, Alessandra will lead the participants in a circle dance accompanied by her magic tambourine 6/8 rhythm and singing. During the ritual each student will learn the steps of the Pizzica, which means “ bite,” building up to a culmination where each student will enter the circle and lay down upon a white sheet, surrounded by red ribbons, and emulate "Spider" like movements on the ground, releasing stress and blockages of sexual energy, as well as opening the heart and throat chakras. The dance comes to completion as each participant dances their way out of an imaginary “Spider Web.” Alessandra Belloni's original compositions honor Yemanja and Oxun, Goddesses of Love and Waters, Xango, of the Afro-Brazilian Yoruba tradition. Guest speakers will present the myth of the spider, and the ecstatic Dionysus. DJ set by DJ Cloüd to follow the performances.

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  • Johnny Bonkers (Artist) Johnny Bonkers
    A superb universal journey of sound and vision Alessandra that dance upon a spectacular galactic web of rhythmic light,cosmic artistry, Peace and World Love, Johnny
  • KerosintinI (Artist) KerosintinI
    Amazing, wonderful voice and music!
  • The Silence (Artist) The Silence
    I have been listening to your music Alessandra and it is fascinatining.TRuly amazing, superb music
  • TE Fireoved (Artist) TE Fireoved
    ~Great to see you on RN sharing your talent! ~Peace & love with respect and success to you!
  • David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion) (Artist) David Namerow (Cong...
    CUNCT..., like the rest of your tracks is a grabber, a sharp needle-of sweet truth and beauty that grabs, holds and sinks its hooks deep into my heart, impossible to ignore.
  • Liz Lohnes (Artist) Liz Lohnes
    Thanks for being a fan, I'm your fan as well Lets be fans of fb too:) http://www.facebook.com/pages/Liz-Lohnes/12012275279 Feel free to drop your fb link on my page and...
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