Gigs since 1994

The Transformer Group

1) Rome 3 June 1994, Friday, Release Bar, Time under 5 min. (Soundcheeck) + Time 45 min. (Concert).

Line up:

Sylvio Cancrini G.: Fender Jazz Bass, Vocal, Back-up vocal & Harmonica

Claudio Pontesilli: Electric "Fender Stratocaster" Guitar, Vocal & Tambourine

Gabriele Parrini: Electric "Fender Stratocaster" Guitar & Shared vocal (Except on songs n. 4 & 5)

Giuseppe Mazzilli: Drums & Maracas

Soundcheeck, Set list:

1) Cremation-ashes to ashes (Lou Reed) (incomplete: few notes)

2) Atom Heart Mother (just "Funky Dung") (Pink Floyd & Ron Geesin) (incomplete)

Concert, Set list:

1) Atom Heart Mother (just "Funky Dung") (Pink Floyd & Ron Geesin)

2) Downbound Train (Bruce Springsteen)

3) Have a cigar (Roger Waters)

4) All along the watchtower (Bob Dylan) (Claudio on Tambourine & Giuseppe on Maracas)

5) Cremation-ashes to ashes (Lou Reed)

6) Sultans of swing (Dire Straits)

7) Is your love in vain? (Bob Dylan)

8) Goodbye cruel world (Roger Waters) (Gabriele on Shared vocal)

9) Lullaby (The Cure)

10) Childshood’s end (Pink Floyd)

Note: Now, this gig live recorded is available on cd: "The First but live album 1993-2001" (2002).

 

2) Rome 21 November 1994 Monday, Antica Carboneria, Time under 15 min.

Line up:

Sylvio Cancrini G.: Bass & Vocal

Claudio Pontesilli: Electric Guitar

Alessandro Stasi: Drums (Guest on song n. 2)

Alessio Carmignani & Pierluigi Gigi ?: Djembčs (Guests on song n. 2)

Set list:

1) Cremation-ashes to ashes (Lou Reed)

2) Sweet Jane (Lou Reed)

3) Walk on the wild side (Lou Reed)

Note: Now, this gig live recorded is available on cd: "The First but live album 1993-2001" (2002).

 

3) Rome 22 November 1994 Tuesday, Music Inn, Blue Note Festival, Time under 32 min.

Line up:

Sylvio Cancrini G.: Bass & Vocal

Claudio Pontesilli: Electric Guitar & Vocal

Gabriele Parrini: Elecric Guitar

Gianluca "Robert" Zezza: Drums

Set list:

1) Shine on your crazy diamond (part 1) (Pink Floyd)

2) Atom Heart Mother (just "Funky Dung") (Pink Floyd & Ron Geesin)

3) Sultans of Swing (Dire Straits)

4) Is your love in vain? (Bob Dylan)

5) Walk on the wild side (Lou Reed)

6) Goodbye cruel world (Roger Waters)

Note: Now, this gig live recorded is available on cd: "The First but live album 1993-2001" (2002).

Picture: (Gabriele & Sylvio) (by Giovanni Canitano)

 

4) Rome 7 February 1995 Tuesday, Music Inn, Blue Note Festival, Time 45 min.

Line up:

Sylvio Cancrini G.: Bass & Vocal

Claudio Pontesilli: Electric Guitar & Vocal

Gabriele Parrini: Elecric Guitar & vocal

Gianluca "Robert" Zezza: Drums

Set list:

1) Shine on your crazy diamond (part 1) (Pink Floyd)

2) Atom Heart Mother (just "Funky Dung") (Pink Floyd & Ron Geesin)

3) Sultans of Swing (Dire Straits)

4) Is your love in vain? (Bob Dylan)

5) Walk on the wild side (Lou Reed)

6) Goodbye cruel world (Roger Waters)

7) have a cigar (roger waters)

8) sweet jane (lou reed) (solo Sylvio)

Pictures: (1) Claudio & Sylvio & 2) Sylvio) (by Giovanni Canitano)

 

5) Zagarolo (Rome) 25 February 1995 Saturday, Rospigliosi Palace, Time under 40 min.

Line up: As above

Set list:

1) Shine on your Crazy Diamond (Part 1) (Pink Floyd) (Including Atom... "Funky..." just bass harmonicas comin’ back to play "Shine..." began alone then with the group singing the last verse of "Shine..." because Sylvio forgot to sing it after Claudio’s verse. Sylvio was so distract singing his verse of "shine...(part 2)" in his mind when Claudio was singing just first verse of shine..."(part 1)" to the audience listening to the band: "The Transformer Group"

2) Atom heart mother (just "Funky Dung") (Pink Floyd & Ron Geesin)

Sylvio, Claudio & Gabriele’s speech introducing the band comenting the beautiful evening, too

3) Sultans of swing (Dire Straits)

4) Is your love in vain? (Bob Dylan) (Incl."Walk on the wild side" (Lou Reed) medley)

Sylvio asks the audience: "Do you like "Walk on the wild side" (Lou Reed)? And someone said no! And other said yes! But in every case "Walk on the wild side" wasn’t played as entire song, but as medley with Dylan’s song for problems of time in the evening: there were a lot of bands. T.T.G. Didn’t play "Goodbye cruel world" (Roger Waters) x same reasons, too

5) Lullaby (The Cure)

6) Have a cigar (Roger Waters)

Gabriele announced the last song played by Sylvio alone during the beginning to put in order their instruments inside their big cases.

7) Sweet Jane (Lou Reed) (solo Sylvio) (some beautiful dark girl follow the song in clap hands with almost all audience and at the end of the song, Sylvio said to the audience: "Grazie"). It has been an interesting and enjoyng nice concert!

Note: Now, this gig live recorded is available on cd: "The First but live album 1993-2001" (2002).

 

6) Rome 12 April 1995 Tuesday, Music Inn, Blue Note Festival, Time under 50 min.

Line up:

Sylvio Cancrini G.: Bass, Vocal & Back-up vocal & Harmonica

Claudio Pontesilli: Electric Guitar & Vocal

Gabriele Parrini: Electric Guitar & Back-up vocal

Marco Cavagnaro: Keyboards & Acoustic Guitar

Gianluca "Robert" Zezza: Drums

Set List:

1) Another Brick in the wall (part 1)

2) Atom Heart Mother (Funky Dung)

3) Downbound Train

4) Lilies (solo Sylvio only on vocal with Gabriele on guitar for a note)

5) Stop (solo Sylvio only on vocal)

6) Set the control for the heart of the sun

7) Lullaby

8) Sultans of swing

9) Other Voices

10) Is your love in vain?

11) Walk on the wild side

12) Goodbye cruel world

13) Sweet Jane (solo Sylvio with Gianluca on big drums & Gabriele with a drumstick on dishes of drums)

 

"T.T.G." Reformed for Claudio Pontesilli (Rome 3 June 1970 - 1 October 2001)

7) Rome 28 December 2001 Friday, C.s.o.a. Il Cantiere, Mega Concerto Claudio Pontesilli Tribute, Time under 40 min.

Line up:

Sylvio Cancrini G.: Bass, Shared vocal & Electric "Fender Telecaster" Guitar 

Gabriele Parrini: Electric "Fender Telecaster" Guitar & Vocal (Except on song n. 4)

joyce manuela: back-up vocal & vocal

Francesco "Franz" Millocca: Drums

Fabrizio Fontanelli: Acoustic "Yamaha" Guitar (Guest on song n. 1)

Lino Verde: Acoustic "Thema" Guitar (Guest on song n. 1)

Set list:

1) Mother (Roger Waters) (Incomplete then complete played)

2) Atom heart mother (just "Funky Dung") (Pink Floyd & Ron Geesin)

3) Have a cigar (Roger Waters)

4) Is your love in vain? (Bob Dylan)

5) Walk on the wild side (Lou Reed)

Note: Only song n. 2 live recorded is available on cd: "The First but live album 1993-2001" (2002).

 

8) Roma 19 october 2002 saturday, C.s.o.a. il cantiere, mega concerto claudio pontesilli tribute, Time under 30 min.

Line up: 

Sylvio cancrini G.: Bass, Shared Vocal & Harmonica

gabriele parrini: electric guitar

alessandro dionisi: Electric Guitar

joyce manuela: back-up vocal & vocal (absent on song n. 3)

ivan macera: drums

cecilia serra: vocal (Guest on song n. 3)

fabrizio zucchini: electric guitar (Guest on song n. 3)

set list:

1) dark guitar improvised (alessandro dionisi) (solo Alessandro)

2) atom heart mother (just "funky dung") (pink floyd & ron geesin)

3) is your love in vain? (bob dylan)

4) walk on the wild side (lou reed)

5) goodbye cruel world (roger waters)

encore:

6) have a cigar (roger waters)

 

Slide Metal Stones

1) Rome 15 February 2004 Sunday, Lettere Caffe', Time over 35 min.

Line up:

Sylvio Cancrini G.: Bass & Vocal

Lino Verde: Electric Guitar

Antoine "Wilbur Rail" Panunzio: Drums

Set list:

1) Improvisation (Slide Metal Stones)

2) New Pony (Bob Dylan)

3) Depilation (Sylvio Cancrini G.)

4) All through the night (Lou Reed)

5) Klaudia From Velvet is blonde on blonde (incl. "Dancing in the dark" & "Born in the U.S.A." medley) (incomplete played for reasons time) (Sylvio Cancrini G. & (Bruce Springsteen))

 

 

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