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Italian guitarist Bebo Ferra and bassist Paolino Dalla Porta have been collaborating on various projects for almost a quarter century and they started their duo collaboration in 1997.
Their original compositions represent a personal synthesis of jazz and European as well as Mediterranean musical traditions. The result is a captivating example of "chamber jazz" rich in energy, musical poetry and expressiveness supported by a refined technique.
This mixtape features highlights from their extensive discographies, as leaders, co-leaders and sidemen with a wide range of projects from the legendary band Oregon, to Paolo Fresu's Devil Quartet and John Stowell.
Paolino Dalla Porta, Bebo Ferra "Bagatella Mediterranea" Bagatelle (Splasc(H)) 0:00
Paolino Dalla Porta "Mbira" Tales (Soul Note) 6:03
Bebo Ferra "I segreti del re" Luar (Egea) 13:07
Paolino Dalla Porta, Bebo Ferra "Ballucinqu" Bagatelle (Splasc(H)) 18:22
Paolino Dalla Porta "Betibu Blues" La ballata di domenica (Splasc(H)) 23:18
Bebo Ferra "Luna di mezzogiorno" Mari Pintau (Abeat) 28:26
Paolo Fresu's Devil Quartet "My Man's Gone Now" Jazz Italiano Live 2006 (La Casa Del Jazz/La Repubblica) 36:20
Paolino Dalla Porta "Bagatella n. 4" Bagatelle (Splasc(H)) 49:42
Bebo Ferra Trio "La vita giovane" Voltage (Abeat) 52:29
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