Cotton Pickin' Kids

Cotton Pickin’ Kids

Giovanni Cipollari plays the Dobro he is nine-years-old. He started playing the cigar box guitar when he was six and then started playing the Dobro at about seven-years-old. He won first place in the Nashville, Tennessee State Fair beginners musician competition.

Gianluca Cipollari (Banjo) is 11-years-old. He started out on the harmonica and then started learning the banjo. He has won 4th place in the Beginners Musicians at the Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens State. He also placed 1st with his other siblings in the Nashville, Tennessee State Fair Bluegrass Band competition last year.

Rosalinda Cipollari (Fiddle) 12-years-old likes to play harmony fiddle and sings harmony and lead. She has placed in several competitions including many bluegrass band competitions with the rest of her siblings the past couple of years.

Cecilia Cipollari (Guitar) 14-years-old started playing guitar at 10-years-old. She has played backup and fingerpicking guitar in their band and has backed up all her siblings in rhythm in all their competitions.

Therese Cipollari (Fiddle) 16-years-old started playing the fiddle at eight-years-old and has been playing in the band since 2017. She does lead vocals and wrote “My Sweet Home”, an original about her home in Alabama. She has placed in singing competitions as well as fiddle and Bluegrass Band with the rest of her siblings.

Savio Cipollari (Mandolin) 17-years-old started playing the guitar at nine-years-old and then began to learn the mandolin, which is his favorite. He has competed and placed in several mandolin and Bluegrass Band competitions. He has also composed several instrumentals. He plays guitar, mandolin, bass and banjo.

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