Members: Gina DiDonato and Frankie DiDonato
NOVA COLUMBO is made up of the works of New York Songwriter, Guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Frankie DiDonato and European vocalist Gina DiDonato.
NOVA : The Jazz/Pop/Bossa Nova Duo of Frankie and Gina DiDonato. They Perform as a duo or with a tasteful Drum sequencer or a trio or quartet with the addition of Saxophone and live drummer. NOVA's sound has the excitment of a mini Swing Big Band.
The material is are broadway classics as well as Jazz and Bossa Nova Standards. They also perform original material complimenting these styles.As a Duo or Trio DiDonato uses a guitar he has made into a "Baritone Guitar". (A guitar with the addition of two Bass strings).
A 7 Peice World Rock/Pop band which fuses the energy of Rock with DiDonato's
love and admiration for Latin, Gypsy, Jazz and World styles. Johnny Columbo has been called "Brazilian Rock" and its sound reflects that of Paul Simon and Carlos Santana though the songs are uniquely DiDonato. Visit our official website wwww.novacolumbo.com for more
Gina has performed in several off- Broadway New York City Productions and studied voice with her long time friend the late Joan Kobin known for her work with Liza Minelli.
Frankie DiDonato credits Paul Simon, Todd Rundgren, Antonio Carlos , Cole Porter and Stevie Wonder as songwriting influences . He is also an New York University Award winning Film Composer.
THANKYOU for Listening and We hope you ENJOY the work of NOVA~COLUMBO.......
Nova The Musical will be back in production in a timely manner - Thanks You
***The Music Currently on this site is Nova Swing Trio.
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