SINGER/SONGWRITER DANTE MAZZETTI JOINS OSB AT TAMMANYCritically acclaimed singer/songwriter Dante Mazzetti will perform at Tammany Hall in Worcester, MA on Saturday, July 23, 2005.
Tammany Hall is located on 43 Pleasant Street.The show begins promptly at 8:00 pm.Dante
will be showcasing songs from his
latest release, "Lost and Drifting", which has received rave reviews.Dante
will be a featured special guest of the OSB
Band.There will be a ,6 cover charge at the door, and patrons must be 21 or older to attend.For more information, call 508-791-6550.
Mazzetti's accomplishments include his
selection as a featured artist at New York's Peek-A-Boo Songwriter's festival.He
was also awarded a BMG scholarship for an original composition entitled "The Red Shirts."The following year, Dante
appeared in Levi's
"What's True," commercial campaign performing another original composition "Standing in the Rain," which was ultimately purchased by the company for future ad campaigns.He
was a finalist at the Sierra Songwriter's festival in Sonora, California and a semi-finalist in The 1997 New York City Independent Music World Series.He
is currently playing venues throughout the United States.Dante
has a strong New York City base, playing such venues as Arlene Grocery, Luna Lounge, CBGB's, Sin-e`, Hotel Galvez, Kendell Cafe, Cafe Lena and many others in the surrounding New York area.Each year Dante
is invited to perform at the St. John the Divine Annual AIDS benefit in New York City.Dante
has toured venues and colleges with Ben Folds, Something Corporate, Christopher Cross, Hal Ketchum, Kevin Montgomery, and Guster.
has released two CD's, "The Inferno" and "Dante Mazzetti
."Dante's website www.dantemazzetti.com contains photos, note updates on his
comings and goings and, most importantly, links to song samples.He
has been performing at colleges on the East Coast in support of his
third release, "Lost and Drifting."
Dante's compositions have been described by some as edgy-folk-alternative, with strong melodies and thoughtful lyrics sung with a voice that is both expressive and melodic, with inspiration for many of Dante's songs coming from literary sources such as, Catch-22, The Great Gatsby and Crime and Punishment.His
music is versatile with a wide variety of influences, easily discernable on first listening. Mazzetti
, 25, attributes his
early interest in music to his
parents, who had an extensive music collection - from turn of the century to modern tunes.He studied voice at the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan.He left Purchase College after three years to focus on performing.
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