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Gente a sud

Gente a sud by Amanita
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Amanita

Label: Zone Di Musica
Released: 2012
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Track Listing

1. Amanita; 2. Brugal; 3. Arance rosse; 4. Baracca e burattini; 5. Enjoy the Silence; 6. Gente a sud; 7. Geronimo; 8. Centro di gravità permanente; 9. Frankenstein.


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Raul Gagliardi: guitar Carlo Cimino: double bass Maurizio Mirabelli: drums

Album Description

“Gente a Sud” is the debut album of jazz trio Amanita, produced and distributed by Rome-based label Zonedimusica. The music is permeated by mediterranean sounds, accompanied by a restless feeling of melancholy and an asymmetrical and energetic rhythmic texture. Lyrical moments alternate with rhapsodic ones, linearity is injected with inventive overlappings, and structure is juxtaposed with free-form; the album is constantly exploring a synthesis between contemporary jazz and far-away roots. Original compositions are rounded out by two new standards revisited from a jazz and improvisation point of view: a smooth version of Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy the Silence,” and a sharp, infused reinterpretation of “Centro di Gravità Permanente” by Franco Battiato.


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