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Paolo Siani

Paolo Siani
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Paolo Siani is best known as the drummer for Nuova Idea, though he has worked with a number of other bands as well, including Le Orme and Opus Avantra, as well as releasing mostly solo recordings as Paolo Siani & Friends.
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Paolo Siani ft. Nuova Idea — The Leprechaun's Pot of Gold Paolo Siani ft. Nuova Idea — The Leprechaun's Pot of Gold
(Black Widow BWR 215, 2019, CD / LP)
Paolo Siani ft. Nuova Idea — Faces with No Traces Paolo Siani ft. Nuova Idea — Faces with No Traces
(Black Widow BWRCD 190-2, 2017, CD)
Nuova Idea — Live Anthology Nuova Idea — Live Anthology
(Black Widow BWR 166, 2014, DVD)
Paolo Siani & Friends — Castles, Wings, Stories & Dreams Paolo Siani & Friends — Castles, Wings, Stories & Dreams
(Black Widow BWR 131, 2010, CD)
Opus Avantra — Lord Cromwell Plays Suite for Seven Vices Opus Avantra — Lord Cromwell Plays Suite for Seven Vices
(Cramps Records Artis ARCD003, 1975/2011, CD)
Nuova Idea — Clowns Nuova Idea — Clowns
(Mellow MMP 123, 1973/1992, CD)
Nuova Idea — Mr. E. Jones Nuova Idea — Mr. E. Jones
(Mellow MMP 124, 1972/1992, CD)
Nuova Idea — In the Beginning Nuova Idea — In the Beginning
(BMG Italy 82876 641232, 1971/2004, CD)

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