We are going to travel through the US to have an exchange with American musicians. Our experiences will be captuered in a film and a music album. Help us with the realization and be part of it.

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Successfully concluded on 30/4/2015

Our project

In 2015 «Anna Rossinelli» is going to embark on a journey for several months: We are going to travel through the USA to learn how our music can develop under the influence of foreign yet unknown musicians. The product of this trip will be a music album and a 40-minute music film. Both will document the influence that our music will experience throughout the journey.We can finance a large part of our project with our own resources and the help of our partners but the trip will require further funding. That is why we need your support! Help us with the realization of our vision and get great rewards for it.

The essentials

«Takes Two To Tango» is our slogan and the title of our project in sound and vision. The film will consist of impressions from our trip and the different performances with guest musicians. The music album will integrate our sound recordings with those of the various artists that we are going to encounter on our journey. At the end of our travels the music of all the artists will be blended in with our own at the New York «Dubway Studio». This is how our album emerges!

Who we are and what we want

We – Anna Rossinelli, Manuel Meisel and Georg Dillier – along with our film maker Milan Büttner and the sound engineer Florens Meury are going on a journey to find American musicians. We want them to interpret our previously composed songs in their own way and to add their own flair. Beforehand we will organize some get-togethers with the participating artists but once we are en route we will take the chance to meet street musicians and convince them to participate in our project. Our focus is on the cultural exchange, the mutual curiosity and the desire to experience creativity in a new way and to make that experience conceivable for others.

Our goals

On our journey we are looking for the old blues guitarist in Nashville who is telling stories of bygone times, for the gospel choir in Austin that passionately sings about hopes and beliefs every Sunday or for the brass band form New Orleans still marching through the streets.

How do foreign musicians react to our music? In what ways can they bring their own characteristics into our work? How is our music going to change and develop on our two month journey? These are some of the questions we are trying to find the answers to and which will characterize our music album and film. The last stage of the project will be our month-long stay in New York City. There we will edit the sound recordings form musicians form all over the US. We will complete the sound recordings with new melodies and rhythms and will let us be inspired by the new impressions.