Milagro Acustico is a musical ensemble founded in Roma in 1995 by .
The band was founded in 1995 by Bob Salmieri.
Milagro Austico’s music travels through Mediterranean routes re-discovering traditions and Arab domination history from a personal point of view. The language the band uses is mainly Sicilian, as Sicily is Mr Salmieri’s homeland, in ensemble with Arabic and Turkish.
1998: The band release its first album, “Onirico”.
2002: Milagro Acustico international attitude gets noticed in the US as Californian Tinder Records releases the second work of the band, “I storie ‘o Cafè di lu Forestiero”. It was a success both among public and review.
2004: Hearts of Space, another Californian company, and New York based Valley Entertainment cooperate to release “Rubaiyyat of Omar Khayyam”, inspired by poems of XI century Arab poet and scientist.
2005: Released “Poeti Arabi di Sicilia” (by Italian company Compagnia Nuove Indye), inspired by poems of Arab poets who used to live in Sicily during the Arabic domination. In the same year Bob Salmieri’s novel book “I storie ‘o Cafè di lu Forestiero”, published by Edizioni Interculturali, Rome.
2006: a new version of “I storie ‘o Cafè di lu Forestiero Novo” is released: new... Read More|
... bonus tracks and new musician enrich the old success.
2007: CNI Music released the second chapter of the Trilogy dedicated to Arabic-Sicilian poetry, “SIQILIAH, terra d’Islam”.
2007: Coppola editions publishes “Uomini e Dei, piccola Odissea siciliana”, one more tribute to Sicily and its culture.
2007: they were among the founders of MEDITERRANEA SICILIA PROJECT artists’ network, together with Maurizio Catania – Unnaddarè and Andrea Alberti – Orchestra Mediterranea.
2008: Soundtrack for the short movie “Angelo Azzurro” direct by David Monni
2009: November: they are in Turkey , (Istanbul, Ankara, Denizli, Mersin) with the tour “Mediterranean Kazz – common roots” organizated by the Cultural Association Milagro Acustico, the Italian Istitute of Culture in Ankara and finanziated by the European Union.
2010: a triple CD “THERMAE ATMOSPHERAE” published by CNI Music. Three CD dedicated to the Therme.
April 2010 they are again invited in Turkey , for the EU-Turkey Civil Society Dialogue: Cultural Bridges Programme as rapresentative of KaleidoscopEurope Project for Italy.
2011: CNI Music releases new album “SANGU ru POETA – SAIRIN KANI, Nazim Hikmet, Ignazio Buttitta poems” dedicated to the poems of this two mediterranean poets.
2012, they realize the soundtrack for the documentary "La Tregua, a forgotten war" about Corea, by the direction of Franco Pennacchi.
2012, they realize the soundtrack for the documentary "LAMPEDUSA - PARIGI, Diario di Viaggio" By Emiliano Pappacena
2013 Milagro Acustico present the preview of "SICILIA ARABA" , Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome.
2013: Cultural Bridge Indie Label released "SICILIA ARABA", a new cd dedicated to the Arabic Poets od Sicily sungs in arabic by Marwan Samer.