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Le Oche di Lorenz

Le Oche di Lorenz - Rudi Records RRJ1018

Bruno Tommaso

Format CD
Cat No. RRJ1018
Barcode 8058456240213
From the late sixties, bassist and composer Bruno Tommaso is active in the jazz Italian smarter and less trendy oriented scene of the moment. During his long career, Tommaso has collaborated with top level musicians and groups, including: Enrico Rava, Giorgio Gaslini, Gruppo Romano Free Jazz, Paolo Fresu and Italian Instabile Orchestra. With the new album entitled "Le Oche di Lorenz", Tommaso is developing a small and precious work of creative jazz. Musically we are facing a strategic crossroads between jazz, improvisation, modern classical music and literature. The influences declared include names like Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Bela Bartok, John Coltrane, Maurice Ravel, Erik Satie, Benny Golson and William Shakespeare. All this in the hands of a beautiful and unusual line-up consisting of Martina Grossi’s voice, a clarinet quartet composed by Gianluigi Trovesi, Achille Succi, Nico Gori and Mirco Mariottini, together with the rhythm by Sergio Corbini (piano) Piero Leveratto (bass) and Paolo Corsi (drums and percussion)

  1. Oh, che bel mattino (12 (8:19)
  2. Alea Jacta Est (3:30)
  3. Il gioco delle coppie (4:39)
  4. La contrada dell'Oca (04:03)
  5. Ritorna sui tuoi passi (03:13)
  6. E chi non vuol perder non gioc. (3:36)
  7. Le Oche giulive (07:02)
  8. O-che Ockegem (05:49)
  9. Le Oche di Lorenz (5:40)
  10. Piazza delle Oche (5:58)

Line up
Bruno Tommaso, Director and Arranger
Nico Gori and Achille Succi, clarinet
Gianluigi Trovesi, alto clarinet
Mirco Mariottini, bass clarinet
Sergio Corbini, piano
Piero Leveratto, bass
Paolo Corsi, drums, percussion
Martina Grossi, voice

Recording Information
All music by Bruno Tommaso execpt #7 by Martina Grossi; #10 by Grossi, Tommaso
Recorded 2012, 22/23th Sept., by Senio Corbini, Fortezza dei Medici, Siena
Mixed and Mastered July 2013 by Senio Corbini, Studio Narada, Siena
Photos by Senio Corbini
Art by Ale Sordi

"In fact, the fate of the goose lends itself to a sociological, or even socio-political, reading. Is it different from the perspective of the citizen, mildly but firmly forced to feed themselves with television or other drugs, to become no longer subject, but the object of the (free) market? And what about the lack of deep feelings, and the subsequent frantic and sometimes illusionary search for themselves that , in the current system of communication technology, and therefore inevitably more elusive and less controllable, makes us become attached to the wrong people or the wrong ideas?" Bruno Tommaso


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