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Andrea Parodi


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1) Andrea Parodi (Porto Torres, Sardinia, Italy, 18 July 1955 – Quartu Sant’Elena, 17 October 2006) was a Sardinian folk singer.
Very popular in Italy because of his work with Tazenda, the first Sardinian pop band to hit the charts in Italy; in the last ten years he followed a solo career, more traditional music-oriented, which led him to work with NOA, Al Di Meola, Fabrizio De André and many others.

Andrea Parodi was born in Porto Torres (North Sardinia) in 1955. He learned how to play the bugle at 11, playing with the city municipal band. He joined Sole Nero in later Coro degli Angeli. He discovered jazz in 1980 and began performing the professionallly in 1982. Parodi graduated in 1984 at the Conservatory of Cagliari. With Gino Marielli and Gigi Camedda he founded Tazenda in 1988.

Andrea Parodi died in 2006 after a strong battle with cancer, Parodi knew about his illness exactly one year before, but kept on singing and performing until three weeks before his death.


With Tazenda:
1988 - Tazenda
1991 - Murales
1992 - Limba
1993 - Il popolo rock (live)
1995 - Fortza Paris
1997 - Il sole di Tazenda (compilation)
2005 - Reunion (live)

Solo recordings:
2002 - Abacada
2004 - Andrea Parodi
2005 - Midsummer Night in Sardinia (with Al Di Meola)
2006 - Intimi raccolti
2007 - Rosa Resolza (with Elena Ledda)


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  • donquijote82

    C'è un bel casino: senza nulla togliere al grandissimo Andrea Parodi dei Tazenda, c'è un altro Andrea Parodi, giovane che ha inciso 2 dischi le piscine di Fecchio e Soldati.

    15 Feb 2008 Reply
  • popolski

    A voir absolument son dernier concert en dvd Andrea Parodi 'intimi raccolti' Il concerto. Une grande voix et un grand homme. Ciao Andrea

    26 Oct 2007 Reply
  • RenatoV

    Andrea, sei stato un grande. Rispetto e rammarico.

    3 Dec 2006 Reply
  • Don_Diego

    Ciao Andrea, ci mancherai. Buon viaggio!

    17 Oct 2006 Reply

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