Officina Zoè

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Officina Zoé starts in the early ‘90s.

It soon sparked off the revival of the Pizzica-Pizzica, one of the oldest and most fascinating /vibrant types of rhythm and traditional dancing in Salento.

Today Officina Zoe is the most popular expression of the Pizzica and Taranta also thanks to the film director Edoardo Winspeare’s successful movies "Sangue Vivo"(Fresh blood) and "Il Miracolo"(The miracle ") featuring Probo as an actor as well as Pisanello and Marzo as soundtracks writers.
Their soundtrack won them the prestigious award of Grolla d’Oro at the Saint Vincent Festival as well as the nomination at Nastro Argento

Officina Zoe have not only triggered off the revival of Pizzica, they have also broadened its repertoire of songs and music gallery with their original tracks which preserve the spirit of social dance in its traditional forms.

This is why they are rightly seen as the "healthy carriers" of an old style which still thrives and continously changes.

Officina Zoe today pride themselves in taking part in the most important national and intenational music events, such as Womex in Berlin, the Festival In Villa Ada in Rome (where they have taken part for 10 editions), the Premio Tenco in Sanremo, the Womad di Peter Gabriel in Palermo, the Festival "I suoni delle Dolomiti" in Trentino, and music essay "Voix de femmes" in Brussels, just to name a few.
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PS 055 Officina Zoè - Crita album art Officina Zoè Crita(CD, Album) PoloSud PS 055 Italy 2004 Sell This Version
PS 062 Officina Zoè - Live in Japan  album art Officina Zoè Live in Japan (CD) PoloSud PS 062 Italy 2007 Sell This Version
PS 068 Officina Zoè - Maledetti Guai album art Officina Zoè Maledetti Guai(CD) PoloSud PS 068 Italy 2009 Sell This Version
AM/02 Officina Zoè - Terra album art Officina Zoè Terra (Album) Anima Mundi AM/02 Italy 2011 Sell This Version
IWM 273 CD Officina Zoè - Taranta Nera album art Officina Zoè, Baba Sissoko, Mamani Keita, Sourakhata Dioubate Officina Zoè, Baba Sissoko, Mamani Keita, Sourakhata Dioubate - Taranta Nera(CD, Album, Liv) Italian World Music IWM 273 CD Italy 2012 Sell This Version
AM/31 Officina Zoè - Mamma Sirena album art Officina Zoè Mamma Sirena(CD, Album) Anima Mundi AM/31 Italy 2015 Sell This Version
none Officina Zoè - Incontri Live album art Officina Zoè Incontri Live(2xCD) Kurumuny none Italy 2018 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

MHSC002 Officina Zoè - Il Miracolo (Colonna Sonora) album art Officina Zoè Il Miracolo (Colonna Sonora)(CD) Minus Habens Records MHSC002 Italy 2004 Sell This Version