venerdì 15 luglio 2011

Jazz in Italy: Phil Woods meets the italian Big Bang orchestra (1988)

In July 1988, during Umbria Jazz Festival, Phil Woods was playing in a club and the Big Bang orchestra directed by Mario Raja, including some of the best young italian jazz players, had a concert at Morlacchi Theatre the 15th evening. Thanks to Paolo Piangiarelli, of Philology Records, the day after Phil accepted to be guest for the fist album of the orchestra.

Phil Woods (clarinet, alto saxophone);
Marco Rinalduzzi (guitar);
Giancarlo Maurino (soprano saxophone, alto saxophone);
Mario Raja (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone);
Maurizio Giammarco (tenor saxophone);
Roberto Ottini (baritone saxophone);
Flavio Boltro, Marco Tamburini, Paolo Fresu (trumpet, flugelhorn);
Danilo Terenzi, Hal Crook, Roberto Rossi (trombone);
Danilo Rea (keyboards);
Enzo Pietropaoli (bass)
Roberto Gatto (drums).

giovedì 14 luglio 2011

Jazz Live in Europe: Michel Petrucciani at Jazzgipfel Stuttgart 1993

During his european 1993 tornée, july 2nd Petrucciani had an excellent concert in Stuttgart. In the followings video two ellingtonians tracks sublimely performed that, probably, Duke would have liked.