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Maurizio Rolli & A.M.P. Big Band: Moodswings - A Tribute To Jaco Pastorius

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This isn’t just another oblique or chops based attempt at paying homage to the late, great bassist Jaco Pastorius. Here, Italian acoustic-electric bassist, arranger Maurizio Rolli and his A.M.P. Big Band (along with some special guests), inject heartfelt imagery into the Pastorius songbook. With this release, Rolli focuses on Pastorius' compositional strengths.

Rolli’s vision provides additional proof to the validity of Pastorius’ melodic gifts. Rolli, drummer Nicola Angelucci and bassist Michael Manring open the set with a ...


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