Tony Liotta and KNAGUI have created smile invoking record that will make you feel all warm inside with their joyous Christmas song “Everyday Christmas.”
Original Soul Artist, KNAGUI, collaborates with Tony Liotta and Italian based imprint, Keep Hold S.r.l. to give a fresh take on the words “World Music.” Born and raised in the Blue-Collar town of Yo r k , Pe n n s y l v a n i a -US A ; KNAGUI honed his musical skills performing with legendary gospel artist Twinkie Clark, multiplatinum Alternative Rock band LIVE, record industry mogul, producer and artist Sean “Diddy” Combs along with a host of others.
As a performer, KNAGUI has performed throughout the United States and all over Europe to soldout shows. KNAGUI’s fan base reaches both young and mature audiences.
His debut album, “The Meaning of Love” (7:06PM Entertainment Group), received critical acclaim from various established artist, including: Dr. Bobby Jones, Michael W. Smith, Kirk Franklin and the late Gerald Levert to name a few. “KNAGUI’s soulful voice, amazing stage presence and pure musical genius inspires audiences worldwide!
Tony Liotta is a legend in the studio as “the first take drummer” and with his first album “Human Steps,” he was in the music charts for one year. His last album “Colours of Life” was considered as drum vocabulary!
“Sticks” [Magazine]: “A time document of the art of drumming” “Prinz” [Magazine]:Tony Liotta, one of the world’s best drummers and percussionists.
The list of the famous musicians he has shared the stage with is long. He played as freelancer with musicians of legends like Hot Chocolate, Earth Wind and Fire, Young Generation and more. And with producers like Tony Brown, Frankie Valentine, Eddie Oliva, Andrea Fresu a.o.m. Liotta’s roots are found in Jazz, still his projects
are varied. He has a natural gift of playing any kind of music: Worldmusic, Blues, Rock, R’N’B, fusion, latin, etc..
Tony Liotta and KNAGUI with Keep Hold S.r.l. are offering “Everyday Christmas” completely master/ royalty to Emergency NGO in support of the Maternity Center of Anabah (Afghanistan).
“Everyday Christmas” (2011): written by Andrea Fresu and D. Knagui Giddins. Produced by Andrea Fresu and Tony Liotta for Keep Hold S.r.l. and KNAGUI for 7:06PM Entertainment Group. Coproduction by Jaye Harmon and Je f f Owe n s f o r Ja ye z Pa d Production.
Andrea Fresu. Live drums: Tony Liotta. Additional keyboard: Jaye Harmon, acoustic guitar: Jeff Owens. Background vocals: Andrea L. Wallace, Claudia M. Melton and Ralph “RalphReal” Washington of Paradise movemenT.