Sister Solace:

Sister Solace 2017 photo by Shannon Smith

Sister Solace 2017
photo by Shannon Smith

Founded in the fall of 2015 by Gabrielle Pietrangelo, Sister Solace is a group of 12 Tucson voices, featuring luscious vocal harmonies and retro stylings drawn from the American and Appalacian musical traditions. Sister Solace performs only two special and not-to-be missed concert events each year. 

Chaparral Kirtan Band:

Chaparral Kirtan Band 2016 photo by Pamela Shapiro

Chaparral Kirtan Band 2016
photo by Pamela Shapiro

Founded in 2015, by Gabrielle Pietrangelo, Chaparral Kirtan Band is a group of diverse Arizona-based musicians blending the practice of kirtan and the American folk tradition. They host a seasonal kirtan at Tucson Yoga Studio and are traveling regionally. 

Gabrielle Pietrangelo Trio:

Gabrielle Pietrangelo Trio 2017 photo by Molly Reed

Gabrielle Pietrangelo Trio 2017
photo by Molly Reed

Founded in 2016, Gabrielle Pietrangelo Trio features Ben DeGain on vibraphone, Thoger Tetens Lund on stand up (when he isn't on tour with Howe Gelb) and Gabrielle Pietrangelo on four string guitar & vocals. They perform in the Tucson area for private parties and events, playing dusty jazz standards from the 1920's & 30's.

Silver Thread Trio:

Silver Thread Trio with Calexico at The Dance of the Dead, Rialto Theater 2010 photo by Tom Willett

Silver Thread Trio with Calexico at The Dance of the Dead, Rialto Theater 2010
photo by Tom Willett

Silver Thread Trio 2012 photo by Danni Valdez

Silver Thread Trio 2012
photo by Danni Valdez

Founded in 2008, Silver Thread Trio was a fixture in the Tucson music scene until 2014. They released two recordings in the seven years they performed together and contributed well-crafted 3 part harmonies to many acts including Amos Lee, Calexico & Howe Gelb.

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Old Soul Sisters:

Old Soul Sisters 2007 In order of appearance: Norah Staples, Sarah Cotton, Diane Daly, Gabrielle Pietrangelo, Sereti Fifield-Venzin, Debbie Daly, Marie DeGain, Caroline Isaacs, Laura Talarsky-Stevens, Jessica Shuman, Laura Kepner-Adney & Melissa Andrews  photo by David Olsen

Old Soul Sisters 2007
In order of appearance: Norah Staples, Sarah Cotton, Diane Daly, Gabrielle Pietrangelo, Sereti Fifield-Venzin, Debbie Daly, Marie DeGain, Caroline Isaacs, Laura Talarsky-Stevens, Jessica Shuman, Laura Kepner-Adney & Melissa Andrews 
photo by David Olsen

Old Soul Sisters was founded by Pietrangelo in 2004, out of the project for her senior recital at the School of Music in Tucson. The harmony group performed their celebratory arrangements of folk music from around the world until they disbanded in 2008. Old Soul Sisters released one recording in 2006, featuring arrangements by Pietrangelo, recorded in the acoustics of Holsclaw Hall at the University of Arizona campus where she received her music degree.