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NEW MUSIC CRITIQUE: DANTE MAZZETTI
Plenty of artists are competent singers. Few voices, however, possessed a distinctive level of character that sets them apart. And that describes artist Dante Mazzetti, whose vocals are downright loaded with attitude and character. Or, let's put it this way: the guy's a real character, alright? He delivers a unique brand of country-folk blues-rock that's fed through a modern-day Brooklyn boho filter...

 

DANTE MAZZETTI SHARES FIRST NEW EP SINGLE "UGLY"
Dante Mazzetti returned to the New York scene with four new singles on the energetic “Hotel Vol.1″ which combined acoustic folk and soul, laced with lyrical storytelling. It was the first of two volumes and Mazzetti now returns with the first single off the forthcoming Vol.2. “The music on this EP is a mixture of accessibility and wild imagery,” explains Mazzetti. “I’ve always enjoyed making music that goes off on a tangent...

 

DANTE MAZZETTI PRESENTS HIS NEW SINGLE "UGLY"
With a talent for music that first made itself known at the age of three when he started playing the fiddle, Dante Mazzetti’s love for the craft has only gotten stronger as he’s gotten older. He honed his talents, which also include playing the guitar, by performing subway platforms and music clubs in New York and has studied both voice and studio engineering in order to make himself as well rounded an artist as he can...

 

FOLK SONGWRITER DANTE MAZZETTI RETURNS TO MUSIC WITH "HOTEL VOL. 1"
Musical storyteller, Dante Mazzetti is pleased to make his return with Hotel Vol. 1. With four original songs, the EP combines acoustic, indie-folk and soul, laced with lyrical storytelling. What makes Mazzetti a standout songwriter is his ability to create a worldly story in only 4 songs. As the track listing progresses, Mazzetti builds on a classic story of a lost man finding a new life in New York City...

 

ADOBE AND TEARDROPS: EPISODE 77
The theme for this episode is…serendipity.  Featuring "East Village Tattoo Queen" by Dante Mazzetti...

 

RELEASE ROW - NEW YORK FOLK MUSIC PULSATES WITH DANTE MAZZETTI
In the spirit of his childhood heroes Bob Dylan and Otis Redding, folk singer Dante Mazzetti has stories to offer and a compelling voice through which to offer them. On his latest Hotel, Vol. 1 EP, released today, Mazzetti once again puts forth a collection that excels in both its honesty and its simplicity.  Mazzetti, while based in New York City, creates tonally pleasant and subdued harmonies that have unwavering endurance...

 

SOUNDTRACKED
Here are some of the recent song releases we’ve been enjoying at LDOI...
Secrets - Dante Mazzetti
Jazzy indie rock with hints of funk and soul, raw vocals, and an effortlessly smooth guitar riff. FFO: Gavin DeGraw, Daniel Poulter...

 

DANTE MAZZETTI RETURNS TO MUSIC WITH HOTEL VOL. 1
Inspired by iconic artists including Bob Dylan, The Band, Otis Redding, and Slim Harpo, Dante Mazzetti creates the first volume of a conceptual record that brings back the sounds of NYC folk.  Stepping away from music to join the FDNY, Dante Mazzetti gave himself time to experiment and find himself as a storyteller. To announce his return to music, Mazzetti released Hotel Vol. 1 on July 26th. The EP is the first of two volumes...

 

DANTE MAZZETTI TO PLAY EP RELEASE SHOW AT CARROLL'S PLACE
Americana songwriter, Dante Mazzetti, announces his EP Release Show on Wednesday, July 24th. The performance will be held at Carroll's Place at 9:00 PM. Indulge in a night of soul and sound with Dante Mazzetti as he performs songs from his latest project Hotel Vol. 1 ahead of its July 26th release.  With four new original songs, Hotel Vol. 1 combines acoustic, indie-folk and soul, laced with lyrical storytelling...

 

MYSTERY SHOWCASE FT. DIFFERENT PLACES IN SPACE, FROGGI, PERCASSETTE, DANTE MAZZETTI, ABASE, AND PEARLA
Dante Mazzetti is a storyteller who was born and raised in New York City, he started playing the fiddle at the age of three. And by five, he was learning guitar and writing his own songs. The rest is history.  Mazzetti’s new track “Hey Now” focuses on an individual who is completely honest about who he is and where he’s at in life — broken and now hardened. He knows that he must leave the life he once had and be born again...

 

TASTE TEST: DANTE MAZZETTI DISCARDS HIS PAST SELF ON NEW SONG, "HEY NOW"
 Life is about changes, and nothing ever stays the same. Each chapter offers as a crucial stepping stone to the next, and we must let the old fade and fall away before a new one can begin and take root. New York City native and folksy storyteller Dante Mazzetti is self-aware enough to know it’s time to shed the past and step across the threshold into a new state of being...

 

DANTE MAZZETTI - "HEY NOW" [REVIEW]
Folk Yeah! A sprinkle of Prine, a dash of Dylan, a hint of Guthrie ... the final recipe is damn sure satisfying, but the flavors of the past are evident in every bite. Sit down and savor this one and welcome Dante Mazzetti to your ears....

 

FRESH N' GREEN
Nine “fresh n’ Green”, ultra tasty tunes to feed your music appetite. We are pretty confident, you don’t wanna miss those ones right? 
Featuring "Hey Now" by Dante Mazzetti...

 

FYIG CHATS WITH SINGER/SONGWRITER DANTE MAZZETTI
Tell us a little bit about yourself. 
I was born and raised in New York City. I still live on the same block where I grew up – in a building down the street. The neighborhood was a very different place back then. It was filled with bodegas instead of chic restaurants, and prostitutes and drug dealers hung out on 10th Avenue...

 

DANTE MAZZETTI, "HEY NOW" [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]
Americana singer-songwriter Dante Mazzetti is preparing a new EP, and he's giving The Boot's readers a first listen to one of its tracks. Press play below to hear "Hey Now."  Tempo changes and a sing-a-long chorus highlight "Hey Now," written by Mazzetti. The song, according to the artist, "focuses on a man who is completely honest about who he is and where he's at.  Broken, then hardened, he knows that he must leave...

 

AMERICANA SINGER-SONGWRITER DANTE MAZZETTI ANNOUNCES HIS UPCOMING EP HOTEL VOL. 1
Singer-songwriter Dante Mazzetti announces his new EP Hotel Vol. 1, slated for release in July 2019. With four new original songs, the upcoming EP combines acoustic, indie folk and soul, laced with lyrical storytelling. The album draws inspiration from iconic artists of Mazzetti's childhood, including Bob Dylan, The Band, Otis Redding, and Slim Harpo.  On this new EP, Mazzetti brings together a remarkable team...

 

CELLAR SESSION: DANTE MAZZETTI - BREAKING IN THE SUN
Dante Mazzetti sits down for a One On One Session at City Winery...

 

INTERVIEW:  AMERICANA SONGWRITER DANTE MAZZETTI
Hi Dante, welcome to VENTS! How have you been?  I’m good! I’ve been really busy recording. This new project has taken up a lot of my time. 
Can you talk to us more about your latest single “Breaking in the Sun (Live)”?  Much of what I do is storytelling. “Breaking in the Sun (Live)” is no exception to that. It tells the story of a man who has come home from prison to find that he is no longer a part of his family...

 

DANTE MAZZETTI HEADLINING MASONIC WINTER MUSIC SERIES
Dante Mazzetti is performing during The Masonic Winter Music Series on Saturday, April 13. Taking place at the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum in Sag Harbor from 8 to 9 p.m., proceeds from the spectacular evening will support the Mason's Pierson High School Scholarship Fund and the Sag Harbor Community Food Pantry.  "I'm so honored to be a part of this benefit series again this year," Mazzetti reflected...

 

DANTE CONCLUDES MUSIC IN THE VINEYARDS
Growing up in Chelsea and still living on the same block to this day, singer/songwriter Dante recalls the days of bodegas on every corner, a stone’s throw away from prostitutes and drug dealers. A stark difference from rural explorations of the East End, Dante and his brother would explore abandoned subway tracks below to discover “the mole people” and climb the decrepit elevated railways above...

 

DAN'S BEST MALE MUSICIAN DANTE PLAYS CHARITY CONCERT AT MASONIC TEMPLE
With the advent of social media, came a slew of people trying to convince their followers that they’re the greatest singer or model or photographer that ever lived, but those claims are worthless when there’s no way to prove if they’re true. Dante Mazzetti of the Spaghetti Westerners doesn’t have that problem; in 2017 both the North Fork and the Hamptons recognized his talent...