With a blend of rock-a-billy rhythm, country-blues guitar solos and pop vocal harmonies, According to Bazooka is truly unique. ”

Joshua Gutierrez, Daily Democrat, Freelance Writer

Delicate, minimalist, ambient melodies—created so often with Martucci’s accordion and organ—provide the backdrop for Urbino’s sometimes bluesy, sometimes jazzy, sometimes new-agey electric phrasing. Add to that, the combination of Urbino’s dry 50’s-style rock vocals with Martucci’s ultra smooth and melodic timbre (think: Morcheeba’s Skye Edwards), and what comes out the other side is a truly authentic piece of Americana music.”

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According to Bazooka

According to Bazooka features all original music in a folk-pop format that has a fun and energetic vibe. Richard Urbino (vocals, guitar), René Martucci (vocals, accordion), Jamie Knapp (vocals, upright bass) and Don Johnston (percussion) offer up a lively show packed with easy to enjoy melodies and relatable themes.  Their unique sound is a blend of archtop guitar layered over the reedy tone of the accordion, built on a solid foundation of string bass and topped with male and female vocals.

Bazooka's singable collection of neo-folk tunes features a delightful range of upbeat music and a playful and authentic look at everyday humanity. With catchy pop sensibilities, these melodic musings are both surprising and satisfying.

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According to Bazooka's 2017 release "Where We Are Now". Photo by Hope Harris

According to Bazooka's 2017 release "Where We Are Now". Photo by Hope Harris

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According to Bazooka left to Right: René Martucci, Jamie Knapp, René Martucci,Don Johnston, Richard Urbino. Photo by Luke Cheng

According to Bazooka left to Right: René Martucci, Jamie Knapp, René Martucci,Don Johnston, Richard Urbino. Photo by Luke Cheng

According to Bazooka left to Right:  Jamie Knapp, Don Johnston, René Martucci, Richard Urbino. Photo by Luke Cheng.

According to Bazooka left to Right: Jamie Knapp, Don Johnston, René Martucci, Richard Urbino. Photo by Luke Cheng.

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