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Luciano Troja: At Home with Zindars

Read "At Home with Zindars" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Italian pianist Luciano Troja--like saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, drummers Philly Joe Jones and Tony Williams, accordionist Dino Saluzzi, guitarists Larry Coryell and Emily Remler,and trumpeter Donald Byrd before him--discovered the beauty of pianist/composer Earl Zindars's music via the numerous interpretations of pianist Bill Evans. Enchanted by Zindars's compositions, Troja embarked on a five-year odyssey to meet the sources of Zindars's inspiration--his wife and daughters--and to record, over several years, sixteen of Zindars's pieces. Troja's dedication and evident inspiration gave rise to ...