I canzonieri has been a folk music band exploring ways to combine original songs, inspired by the italian folk tradition, with jazz and other music practices. The band was formed by Antonia D'Amore (voice) and Benedetto Fanna (Accordion) and later joined by Andrea Mancianti (electric guitar and arrangements) and developed in close collaboration with Giovanni Guaccero.
The band recorded the album Eradovevivevodare and played numerous live gigs, often including guests musicians and collaborators.
Antonia D'Amore: voice
Benedetto Fanna: accordion
Andrea Mancianti: guitars, arrangements
Filippo Schininà: drums
Alessandro Belli: double bass
Giovanni Guaccero: keyboards in Il mio paese
Simone Colavecchi: tammorra frame drum in Tarantella del cavallo pazzo
Enrico Morello: drums and other odd instruments in Non è del cielo