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Mediterranean Jazz Bagatelles: Paolino Dalla Porta & Bebo Ferra

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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.

Happy listening!

  • 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
  • Tino Tracanna, Paolino Dalla Porta "Kim" Nudes (Splasc(H)) 58:48
  • John Stowell, Bebo Ferra "Punto B" Elle (Jardis) 1:04:06
  • Paolino Dalla Porta, Bebo Ferra "November Dance" Bagatelle (Splasc(H)) 1:11:29
  • Oregon "Hop, Skip and a Thump" Lantern (CAM) 1:14:40
  • Tino Tracanna, Paolino Dalla Porta, Mauro Ottolini, Roberto Cecchetto, Antonio Fusco "Mr. D.P. Introduces Dundun / Dundun" Acrobats (Abeat) 1:21:03
  • Paolino Dalla Porta, Bebo Ferra "Amor sacro, amor profano" Aria (ObliqSound) 1:31:51
  • Paolino Dalla Porta, Bebo Ferra "Ninna Nanna Per Lele" Aria (ObliqSound) 1:38:35

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