Born in the 1971 with the front man Lino Vairetti, Osanna represents the cornerstone of the Italian prog-rock, performing for the first time with costumes and make up. Their shows put side by side their music and traditional dances linked to the theatrical field and the historical Commedia dell’Arte. The lineup is composed by: Lino Vairetti- vocalist and acoustic guitar – Gennaro Barba – drums – Pako Capobianco – electric guitar – Nello D’Anna – bass – Sasà Priore – keyboards and piano – Irvin Vairetti – mellotron and synth – David Jackson – flute and saxophone.
Osanna have played at the “Afrakà Rock Festival”, where they have shared the stage with famous artists like Keith Emerson, Steve Hackett, The Animals, Procol Harum, Spencer Davis Group and Asia. And famous Italian prog band like PFM, Banco, Orme, New Trolls, Area, Arti&Mestieri, Delirium, Il Balletto di Bronzo, Saint Just and so much more.
They have released eleven albums among which, “Palepolitana” a double album and double LP in vinyl, created as a tribute to Naples. Among their discography, we need to highlight their soundtrack, composed with the great Louis Enriquez Bacalov (Caliber 9), a noir movie directed by Fernando di Leo.
After their recent success in the last years in Italy and worldwide as in Japan (201-2011-2015), Korea (2010), Switzerland (2013), Mexico (2015), Chile (2015), Russia (2015-2016), Osanna are one the best band in the international prog rock panorama with the brand “Made in Naples”. With an energetic and dynamic sound as well, highly artistic, cultural and poetic, Osanna propose a repertoire that combines past and present in an amazing and impressive show.