LIVE & 

STUDIO

MARCOZZI CONTEMPORARY THEATER

The collaboration between Luis and Daniela Marcozzi was born in occasion of two artist residencies Ortopolis (Pesaro, 2015) and Ex-Fornace (S. Andrea di Conza, 2017). Since then, Luis began composing and editing music for theater sometimes taking part at body-voice workshops, other times getting involved on stage along with Daniela as in Watermouth and Aldebaran, presented in Berlin between 2016 and 2017 (Ada studio, TheaterHaus Mitte, Expedition Metropolis, Noize Fabrik).

Their collaboration renewed with the performance Diagonal Vertigo (2019), last chapter of Trilogy of Power, at Performing Arts Festival Berlin 2019; for it, Luis has written all the music.

Live at Noize Fabrik, Berlin
Live at Theaterhaus, Berlin

Watermouth - Noize Fabrik, Berlin 2017 

Aldebaran - Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte, Berlin 2018 

Diagonal Vertigo - ph Pierluigi Muscoli

Diagonal Vertigo - Expedition Metropolis Theater, Berlin 2019

Caboose is a blues/rock project founded by composer and guitarist Luis DeCicco

 

The first songs are conceived and played in Berlin's underground, where the train comings and goings influence both the style and the name of the band: Caboose, as the last freight train's coach.

Coming back to Italy, Luis meets Carlo Corso, a promising jazz student at the local music school in Benevento whose interest in indian and african music brings new blood to the original artistic core, closest to country-hill style. 

 

Thanks to a fluent touring, they develope an unique mèlange of folk, psychedelic, african music, spoken word, often including other art forms like physical theater and slam poetry.

The first EP Caboose was recorded in October 2018 and printed in 400 copies sold out, followed by more than 50 concerts between France, Italy and Germany.

During the tour they have opened for Watermelon Slim, Eric Bibb, Robert Kimbrough.

In January 2019, thanks to the collaboration with Mojo Station, a radio broadcast based in Rome, they gain the semifinals at the IBC in Memphis, the worldwide contest for blues acts.

Later, their tour stopped in the most important venues of the midwest like Handy's Blues Hall (Memphis), Bluesberry Cafè (Clarksdale), D.B.A. (New Orleans).

In February 2019 they have launched the new CD "Hinterland Blues" playing two release parties in Rome (Monk club) and Berlin (ACUD).

 CABOOSE 

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ERIN K

Luis is the live and studio guitarist of singer songwriter Erin K (Americana/Folk). The quartet includes Henrik Irgens on bass (Jamie Lawson) and Massimo Voza on drums (Yes Daddy Yes).

NEUQUEN GROOVE

Neuquèn is a collective of musicians and producers from Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Chile.

Their music includes elements of electronics and world music, halfway between free improvisation and compositions, mixing Afro-Andean rhythms and melodies with sounds and instruments from Northern Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia, always supported by a relentless groove.

Their first release is "Neuquèn Power" EP, followed by "Umoya", both released for Global Hybrid Records.

JUKEJOINT

SMOKERS

The Juke Joint Smokers are a Berlin based acoustic trio that sometimes hosts Luis DeCicco on slide guitar. As the band name already suggests, the boys play the Blues, with touches ranging from hill-country to bluegrass. The repertoire provides a wider range of rural Southern music from places like the Mississippi Delta, Mississippi Hill Country, Southern Appalachia, Piedmont and the Bayou, rigorously unplugged.