Sat, Nov 18|
Spaghetti Eastern Music
Time & Location
Nov 18, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Pine Bush, 96 Main St, Pine Bush, NY 12566, USA
About the event
The New York Times says “Cataldi’s original instrumentals and acoustic vocal tunes have a beat unmistakably his own” while Time Out New York writes: “Cataldi’s largely instrumental, Eastern-influenced jams are infused with some delicate guitar work and hauntingly moody atmosphere.” Called “truly excellent” by The Village Voice, “a wild ride” by Radio Woodstock, “beautiful and unique” by WFUV’s Mixed Bag, “charmingly melodic and off-center” by WFMU and “a jazz virtuoso without the need to prove it” by Aquarian Weekly.
Almanac Weekly calls Cataldi “a unique voice who conjures a surprising blend of exploratory fusion, electronica and indie song craft, from the Ennio Morricone overtones anticipated by his handle to currents of Krautrock, techno, modal folk and various world music styles.” KMS Reviews call Spaghetti Eastern Music “pure harmonic bliss” while New York-based DooBeeDoo Reviews says it’s “as beautiful as a well-tended garden and as seductive as a courtesan in an opium den.” East Coast Rocker/Rolling Stone writer John Swenson, the man who penned the liner notes to Frank Zappa’s “Shut Up n Play Yer Guitar,” may have put it best: “He’s the hippie guitarist playing to another dimension” while Hudson Valley One calls it: “Part Sergio Leone fever dream, part Ravi Shankar raga, a whirling dervish of musical creation.”