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An Epic of Mediterranean Culture

(22 12 2008) Joseph Sciorra

Sixty-six years ago, the Museum of Modern Art exhibited a Sicilian-American bootblack’s decorated shoeshine kit, contributing to the museum director’s eventual dismissal.

A Sicilian named George Wallington

(24 08 2008) Joseph Sciorra

Jazz pianist Giacinto Figlia aka George Wallington was at the founding of be-bop. Then he disappeared. Now Anthony Scotto’s resurrects his life and music.

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