Italo 'Tal' Naccarato was born in the in the Apennine mountain range in the South of Italy and raised in NYC. His instruments include Guitar, Banjo, Keyboards, Violin, Blues Harp, Vocals.
Tal was most recently featured as a Solo Acoustic Performer at the 'MerleFest' Festival in North Carolina, and has deservedly taken his place amongst the very best players of country blues worldwide, performing his own original brand of roots blues and folk music. (See the 'Who is Who' List) TheCountryBlues.com
Tal was also recently featured as a Solo acoustic performer, opening the 50th Season for Phil Shapiro's 'WVBR' Weekly Radio show ‘Bound for Glory’ at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: a regularly scheduled live audience broadcast, the longest running live radio broadcast of it's kind in North America. boundforglory.com
He is currently recording his latest project, “The Theory of Hurricanes” to be released Spring, 2019.
Tal’s solid songwriting skills, easily identifiable vocal style, quirky 'off the beat' tempos, signature slide guitar, and fresh, authentic and unique approach to the genre has cemented his slot in the folk and blues and world as a superlative, highly original traditional player and composer with a deep love for blues roots and classical guitar music.
When not playing a Festival , Club or Recording date, Tal can sometimes be seen playing his highly original brand of folk blues on the streets of NYC, Nashville, New Orleans, the Florida Keys, Amsterdam, Rome, Paris or London, in the time honored blues street singer tradition.
Bookings / Lessons / Contact: TN@TALNACCARATO.COM