Guernica author Joseph Maviglia is a man of many talents! Maviglia performed yesterday at C’est What, alongside singer-songwriter Mark Ripp, and accompanied by guitarist Robert (Buzz) Hamlyn. Maviglia’s performance was part of an evening of urban roots, popular covers, spoken word, and rock’n’roll.
Joseph Maviglia is a writer of poems and essays, as well as an accomplished singer-songwriter. His tribute poem jazz dharma was commissioned by CBC’s The Sunday Edition to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Alan Ginsberg’s iconic poem Howl, and he has had two books published with Guernica Editions: A God Hangs Upside Down and Critics Who Know Jack. His musical achievements include his song Father, It’s Time which appeared on the Juno Award-winning compilation The Gathering, as well as his composition Calabresella/Sooner or Later which was featured in the film The Resurrection of Tony Gitone. His latest CD is Angel in the Rain.
You can read more about Joseph Maviglia on the Guernica website:
You can also visit Joseph’s personal website, which has lots of information about his writing, workshops, and upcoming shows: