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Album Review

A.Braida & G. Locatelli: Diciannove Calefazioni

Read "Diciannove Calefazioni" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


Diciannove Calefazioni is brought to you by Italian based Takla Records and was recorded at “Lodi’s Cathedral” which is presumably somewhere in Italy. On this release we have Pianist, Alberto Braida performing duets with Clarinetist Giancarlo Locatelli. This recording contains 19 tracks, which pretty much follow suit or flow in ascending order.

Basically, these gentlemen feed off one another throughout and perform brief or sparse passages which seem spontaneous and of a “call and response” nature. Giancarlo Locatelli has performed ...

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Massimo Falascone: Bordogna

Read "Bordogna" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


Frankly, this writer knows very little of multi-reedman Massimo Falascone other than his appearance on Fabio Martini’s recent “Clangori” project for Leo Lab Records. On Bordogna-15 (Quasi) Solo Improvisations, Falsacone goes it alone on 15 pieces while over dubbing various woodwind instruments on nearly half the tracks.

On “Primo Prato”, Falascone honks, squeaks and makes some unusual noises while performing solo on Baritone Sax. “Lago Verde” features the saxophonist on Alto as he institutes a feel that is at times ...


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