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Pitz & The Freelancers will be performing at Hunger Mountain Coop's community end of summer party/member-owner appreciation day. Fun, funky, movin, groovin and smiles all around! Food, art, dance, music, kids stuff, good vibes and free! Event starts 11am, Freelancers show is 1-4pm. Video from a recent show... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgmcVO3RFKoSave
Sounds Like: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Xavier Rudd - Official, The B-52's, Talking Heads (official)
Manager: Mother Nature
Bio: There is only one Pitz Quattrone. Dynamic frontman, able to bring an audience to its feet, with his singing, playing, and wild rock-funk testifying. Writer of songs, from tragic to comic, and everything in between. Master player, builder, and teacher of the ancient Australian instrument, the didg...See Full Bio
“So why was I, a guy from Vermont, teaching Australian didgeridoo to a bunch of kids in Senegal? My passion for this ancient earthy instrument carried me to West Africa after it saved my life. This instrument saved me. Why did I surrender to it, and with such willingness? Are these things ordained? Or am I just lucky? I'll leave the big questions to the philosophers. The didge challenged me to bring it to as many people as possible and to integrate it with as many indigenous and contemporary styles of music as I could. Last summer I was invited to travel to Senegal by the Senegal-America Project to collaborate this winter with master musicians such as Massamba Diop and Barou Sall of Baaba Maal's band and to record at Jimi M'Baye's (Youssou N'Dour's guitarist) studio in Dakar. My last day in Senegal, Massamba took me to his granddaughters' elementary school. I felt I was where I should be, doing what I love to do, doing what the didge wants me to do, passing it on.”