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:
Founded in 2015, by Gabrielle Pietrangelo, Chaparral Kirtan Band is a group of diverse Arizona-based musicians blending the traditions of Kirtan and American folk music. They host a seasonal kirtan at Tucson Yoga Studio, are traveling regionally and releasing their debut album in February of 2019.
Gabrielle Pietrangelo Trio:
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:
Founded in 2008, Silver Thread Trio was a fixture in the Tucson music scene until 2014. Silver Thread Trio 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 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.