Always keenly interested in contamination between different musical genres, Alessandro D’Alessandro is considered among the most relevant and talented Italian accordionists. Canzoni is the album, released by Squilibri, which marks his debut as a soloist, exploring and revitalising Italian songwriting thanks to the introduction of an instrument typical of folk tradition such as the accordion. It has been critically acclaimed and considered as the best Italian World Music album. Alessandro D’Alessandro has collaborated with many famous artists. He is also soloist and coordinator of the Orchestra Bottoni, a big band made up entirely of accordions.