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Spotlight Session: Gabrielle Pietrangelo

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson artist shares why his yearly trek to California is "life changing", and "The 89-90 Trip" continues in Montana.

pietrangelo hero 1 Gabrielle Pietrangelo's trusty guitar amp.
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Arizona Spotlight

Spotlight Session: Gabrielle Pietrangelo, plus more!

(Download MP3)

Featured on the December 19th, 2019 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Tony Paniagua speaks to a Tucson resident who goes to California every December to take part in one of America’s most famous annual events. Bob De Armond has been decorating floats in the New Year’s Day Rose Parade for more than 40 years, a tradition that he says has changed his life.

Rose Parade Butterfly It can take hundreds of collective hours by volunteers and other people to complete each float for the Rose Parade.
Bob De Armond

Rose Parade Frog This frog for a Rose Parade float is made from thousands of peas, lentils and other natural products, as required by the rules.
Bob De Armond

"Canvas of Clay", as seen on Arizona Illustrated.

8990-5-13 Larry Schnebly and daughter Lisa Schnebly Heidinger stop to take a selfie as the snow begins to fall on the grounds of Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel and Cabins.
Courtesy Lisa Schnebly Heidinger
  • And, a new Spotlight Session features Tucson singer / songwriter Gabrielle Pietrangelo. She shares exclusive performances of songs from her 2019 7-song release On My Way Back Home, music that was inspired by a healing journey.

Listen to the songs:

Gabrielle Pietrangelo - vocals & guitar

Songs: What the Darkness Knows / Rise Again / On My Way Back Home / Listen to the River

Recorded and mixed by Jim Blackwood in the AZPM Radio Studio on 12-2-2019.

pietrangelo hero 2 Gabrielle Pietrangelo in the AZPM Radio Studio.
Mark McLemore / AZPM

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