From Locride to the United States. Illustration by Scott La Pharaoh in Regino’s book on Stano

Book by Rosella Jazz Art Director pays homage to talented musician of Calabrian descent

Not an autobiography, or a musical essay, but a study, only a portrait Scott LaughterOr, a young and famous Double Base player from Lockheed who died in a car accident in 1961 at the age of 25 near a village not far from New York. It was released Vincenzo SteynOr, the historical art director of the Rosella Zonica Jazz Festival “Rumori Mediterranean”. Some excerpts from his childhood and adolescence in the United States and the unpublished story of paternal grandparents who emigrated to the United States from Calabria. “The book has fully and accurately identified these moments – Stano explains at the book’s presentation – and I think I have contributed through an important research work to discover a better period and part of jazz history. The History of Our Village”.

about that Completely new material Translated into Italian and by author. The study was carried out with in-depth research on the role of other prominent individuals with whom Scott shared his extraordinary story. After describing the environment in which he lived, special attention is paid to the way La Pharaoh played his instrument and how many talented double bass players were affected by his influence. Revolutionary approach. “He revolutionized the use of the instrument – Roselles referred to the art director – who before him was a simple tool for double pass support and support.”

Professor Giuseppe Rossi (IULM editor), Rosella Jonica Vittorio Gitto Meyer and illustrator and set designer Cicero Berlingeri used the painting as a cover to illustrate the book Annamaria Boa of the Aras Reading Club.

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