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The band

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Since 1989 the band Handala have seen the participation of a number of musicians from Italy and the middle-east and, due to it's musical research and ever-evolving changes, many different intruments both traditional and modern ones.

The band Handala now:

David Petrosino keyboards, guitar and vox
Cecilia Amici
Hakeem Jaleela
Pejman Tadajon
oud, tar, bouzuki
Stefano Ribeca
flutes, saxes
Gabriele Gagliarini
Simone Pulvano
Claudio Mosconi bass
Stefano Falcone – drums

Raimondo Moscisound & solutions
Terrence Briscoe
light & design

Played with Handala through the years:

Anan Al Shalabi - oud  (Jordan)
Bassam A. H. - voce (Palestine)
Erasmo Treglia - violin, flautes, bouzuki (Italy)
Simone Vitale
- bass, keyboauds (Italy)
Fabrizio Fratepietro - drums (Italy)
Issa Salem
- percussions (Lebanon)
Mohamed Fares - percussions (Egypt)
Maurizio Lazzaro
- oud (Italy)
Jamal Moktar - oud (Lebanon)
Ahmad Yaghi - percussions (Lebanon)
Barbara Barbatelli - violin, bouzuki (Italy)
Aurora Barbatelli - harp (Italy)
Daniele Iacono - drums (Italy)
Sandro Salvi - drums (Italy)
Stefano Barelli - guitar (Italy)
Marco Cianchi
- guitar (Italy)
Maurizio Pizzardi
- guitar (Italy)
Keenan Hleil - vox (Palestine)
Fabrizio Salvati - bouzuki (Italy)
Ale Benedetti
- drums (Italy)
Abdallah Mohamed
- percussions (Egypt)
Noà & Gil Dor - Il Amir, together...


Collaborations with Handala through the years:

Ketty Tirzi - management
Mario Schifano
- artist
Marcello Gianvenuti - photographer
Fausto Ristori
- photographer
Cristian Paraskevas - photographer