by Nicola Negri
TAI No-Orchestra is a multi-disciplinary project comprising some of the best improvisers of the Italian scene, both historical figures like Filippo Monico or Roberto Del Piano and new talents like Silvia Bolognesi and Paolo Botti. The main originators for this project are musicians Del Piano, Massimo Falascone and photographer Roberto Masotti; the name TAI" refers to Terra Australis Incognita," an imaginary southern continent which appeared on early maps of the world, later symbolizing unknown or unexplored territories. These starting points ...read more
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 ...read more