TORONTO,07.02.18 – Award-winning, Toronto-based artist, trumpeter and composer MIKE FIELD has a new single “Tu Vuo' Fa' L'Americano” – another vocal triumph for Field, it’s the second song to be released from his upcoming EP The Ghost and The Paperboy and eventually a fourth album, True Stories, due out in the fall of this year. The track is now available at and at all major digital distributors including iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify. For more information please visit

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 Jazz man Mike Field’s newest single is once again a departure from his previous, highly acclaimed albums: Attic Jump, which won the 2017 Toronto Independent Music Award for Best Jazz Vocal and earned two Independent Music Award (IMA) nominations, plus topped Canadian and international jazz charts; Ashes; and sophomore album Rush Mode, which won five Aurora Awards, two Independent Music Video Awards (IMVAs), and was nominated for two IMAs.

 "Tu Vuo' Fa' L'Americano" is a high-energy cover of the Neapolitan (not Italian) composition penned by Renato Carosone and Nicola Salerno, and beautifully arranged by Field. Made famous by Sophia Loren in the 1960 film It Started in Naples, and more recently by Rosario Fiorello in the 1999 film The Talented Mr. Ripley, the song is an irresistible, fun-filled, all-dressed slice of Americano vintage rock ’n’ roll with Italiano-café-music crust. Sounding like an excerpt from the soundtrack to Fellini’s La Dolce Vita, this high-spirited romp rides a twanging guitar, melodious accordion solo, and Mike Field’s pungent vocals, to deliver a lightly stinging rebuke of a Neapolitan lad who’s overly infatuated with Yankee pop culture. He’s drinking whiskey and soda, smoking Camels, wearing brand-name jeans, listening to rock ‘n’ roll, and watching baseball, while the narrator of the song is having a bit of a hoot at these antics. The video features a cool animated avatar for Field, who dances and blows the trumpet, and conveniently translates the sung part into English subtitles.


Composed by Renato Carosone & Nicola Salerno, arranged by Mike Field

Performed by Mike Field (trumpet, vocals), Mark Camilleri (piano), Davide Direnzo (drums), George Koller (bass), Rosendo "Chendy" León (percussion), Tony Zorzi (guitars)

Produced by Mike Field and Dominic Mancuso

Recorded by Jeremy Darby at Canterbury Music Company and Dominic Mancuso at dot productions

Mixed by John "Beetle" Bailey at The Drive Shed

Mastered by Peter Letros at Wreckhouse Mastering

 Mike Field gratefully acknowledges the support of The Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.


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