Full Name: Raffaella Berry
Year Of Birth: 1960
City + Country: Alexandria,VA (USA) (originally from Rome, Italy)
Occupation: Language teacher
Instrument: none, unfortunately
Other: I love cooking!
Active For DPRP Since: July 2011
DPRP Responsibilities: Reviewer
ODDS ‘N ENDS
Favourite Prog: King Crimson, ELP, Yes, Jethro Tull, Gentle Giant, Pink Floyd, Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, PFM, Franco Battiato, Traffic, Pentangle, Rush, Caravan, Hatfield and the North, National Health, Supertramp, The Mars Volta, Mars Hollow, Phideaux, and a lot of otherstuff, both old and new!
Favourite non-prog: Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult, Rainbow, Whitesnake (not the hair-metal stuff though) Black Country Communion, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Jefferson Airplane, The Doors, Blind Faith, Kate Bush, The Stranglers, Talking Heads, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Talk Talk, Japan… The sky’s the limit!
Desert island discs: Too many to mention! Strong contenders: Yes – Close to the Edge, ELP – s/t, Pink Floyd – A Saucerful of Secrets, Jethro Tull – Aqualung, King Crimson – most of their albums, Black Sabbath – Heaven and Hell, BOC – Tyranny and Mutation/SecretTreaties/Imaginos