MP3 J.G. Boccella - Change
If you put the music of Bob Marley, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, U2 and Jack Johnson in a blender...
1 MP3 Songs in this album (4:07) !
Related styles: Pop: Pop Underground, Rock: Jam-band, Solo Male Artist
People who are interested in Bob Marley Jack Johnson Peter Gabriel should consider this download.
Chris Belin: Drums
J.G. Boccella: Lead vocals, piano, drum sampling, songwriting and lyrics
Patrice Brown: vocals
Daniel Faga: Bass and vocals
Chris Hannigan: Rhythm guitar and vocals
Joshua Kreuger: Saxophones and horn harmony arrangement
Kevin McDonald: Lead guitar
Miguel "Cha" Sague: Percussion and vocals
Mixed by: Kevin McDonald
Mastered by Sean McDonald
Produced by J.G. Boccella
Copyright 2006 J.G. Boccella
Cover art: "Tree on Pitman Street," (watercolor and pen), by J.G. Boccella
J.G. BOCCELLA BIO:
J.G. Boccella is a musician, artist, civil rights advocate, and speaker with over ten years of experience at the nexus of arts, education, and advocacy. Founder of Modo Mio Music, he has created a series of programs that use music as a catalyst for dialogue on race in America. Boccella holds a B.A. in Visual Art from Brown University and a master''s degree, in Arts in Education, from Harvard.
Boccella performs and records with the Modo Mio Band. Long-time members include: Kevin McDonald, Justin Brown, Elie Kihonia and Chris Belin. Also sharing their immense talents are the "Modo Mio All-Stars," including: Miguel "Cha" Sague, Daniel Faga, Chris Hannigan, Gabriel Kocevar, Brian Sanders, Heather Kropf, Corey Congilio, Joshua Kreuger, Matt Ferrante, B-Tree, Akil Esoon, Joe Starkey, Donnell Shields, and Eve Octavia.
Boccella is also currently completing his book: "The Conversation We COULD Be Having: Thoughts on a New Paradigm for Race" in which he describes how a simple shift in America''s approach to race relations could have profound consequences. The book is an outgrowth of the material he has developed and presented, over the years, in his various original programs.
After spending a semester at Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy, in 1990, Boccella returned home to Pittsburgh and founded Modo Mio Music – a company designed to present his music, art, book, and lecture programs – with the mission to "bring people together through music." He has appeared at The Consortium for Public Education, The CORO Center for Leadership, The Mayor’s Council on Youth, Presidential Classroom, Brown University, Harvard University, The University of South Carolina, Oklahoma State University, Penn State University, Washington and Lee University, Carlow University, Rollins College, high schools, churches, and many other venues, as well as radio and television.
Taken from the Italian language, Modo Mio means "my own path". Modo Mio Music is a company that encompasses original recordings, concerts, educational programs, community engagement, and civl rights advocacy. The company mission is "to bring people together through music."
Drawing on his professional background in the creative and performing arts field, J.G. Boccella presents dynamic and thought-provoking workshops, lectures, and concerts. He uses music as a catalyst to spark meaningful dialogue about the issues explored in his songs.