From The General Brothers
The General Brothers are a band founded by Angelo Esposito and Andrea Esposito, two brothers from Naples, Italy. With an obsessing love for music and an unstoppable need for rock n roll and togetherness the two brothers began their careers in 2012 starting an acoustic rock/folk duo, penning their own songs with a taste for all different types of music. They decided to put together a band for a more complete line up and found it was the right move toward their desired sound. Their passion and goal as a band lie in their desire to unite people around the world by blending all different types of music. No stranger to the Italian music scene, Brothers Angelo Esposito and Andrea Esposito along with their band, The General Brothers, perform songs written by them in English (only) and truly capture the sound of 70’s and 80’s music of the US coastal lifestyle.
Angelo is the rhythm guitar player and lead voice. He is the author ofThe General Brothers original music.
Andrea plays the piano, harmonica, percussions and is the second voice of the duo.
The General Brothers’ influences are wide and various, from rhythm andblues to rock ‘n’ roll, country, funky to reggae, from traditional African music to old school hip hop, but also electronic and psychedelic-trance and dub. Their performances are very colorful and entertaining; they embrace all kinds of music and vibes and mix them together with a new and unique style and energy.
In 2014 Angelo started writing original songs for The General Brothers, composing music and writing lyrics, and playing them all around with his brother. In summer 2014 bass guitar player Leonardo Giuntini joins The General Brothers in a trio. They play together in summer shows in Rome and participate at Ferrara Buskers Festival as a guest band.
In 2015, as Angelo’s songwriting goes on, they decide to get in the studio and record their first album named “The General Brothers”. After summer 2015 Angelo meets guitarist Riccardo Garcìa and drummer Umberto Lupo who decide to join the band. They all share a strong passion and love for music. They start playing together and creating a new and more complete sound. The magic happens and The General Brothers band is born and ready to play and rock everywhere, anytime. They want to spread their music and spirit around the world, get the people together singing and dancing and feeling all right.