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ACOUSTIC NIGHT 9 Review by Damiano Verda Ninth edition for Beppe Gambetta Acoustic Night who closes one more time the season at the Teatro della Corte in Genova, Italy. The title chosen by Gambetta for this year show “Rendez-vous” alias “meeting” seems to be really proper. A meeting for the audience with high quality music, with fantastic performers, with sounds going with lightness and imagination from Brazilian rhythms to the Genovese traditions, with some jazz, funky and not only… It seems that for one night in that theatre there has been the meeting between different cultures represented on one side by Beppe Gambetta, Marco Fadda and Riccardo Barbera well into their Italian and Genovese culture, on the other side by Marco Pereira true poet of the guitar from Rio de Janeiro and by Mike Marshall from California who astonished the audience with great “virtuoso” style. Music like a meeting, like a journey, but not only as a metaphor but as a way to fly and explore….