Following on the heels of her critically acclaimed award-winning release fairy moon - songs of the ring, maria turns her attention to the ocean. Under the mystic sea, her latest recording for families, makes an appealing plea to celebrate and help save the ocean. With her gorgeous voice, stellar musicianship and eclectic mix of musical genres, sangiolo welcomes you into her musical world. Whether singing the hairbrush blues, swimming with mermaids or rocking out in a power shower, sangiolo gently teaches us to respect ourselves, our blue planet and it's creatures of the sea. Where is the mystic sea? although sangiolo lives near long island sound where giggly girls play, it's on the arctic ice where polar bears fish for food, on the rocky shore where rock penguins hang out with their family and friends, on the sandy shore where sea turtles lay their eggs, at the "quarium where "little fishes make googley-eyes and stairium," and it's right inside your bathtub blowing bubbles and singings songs about saving sharks! This recording mixes mostly originals with a few well-chosen covers. Sangiolo penned save the sharks! With her daughter's third grade class. She takes a dive into the spoken word world with it's too hot! The new england aquarium and mystic aquarium inspired her to write rock penguin hop and no dolphins here. Popular sing-a-longs from her live shows down by the ocean and going over the sea will get everyone singing and moving. Joined by a 'school' of fine musicians playing acoustic guitar, electric guitar, dobro, mandolin, accordion, piano, harmonica, tin whistle and percussion, sangiolo's folksy sound is infused with swinging energy and a rock-hop groove! ^#^much to her delight, sangiolo's concerts are making her new friends everywhere. Pick up a copy of under the mystic sea and get ready to sing and dance!