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Tom Melito on Pete Malinverni's "Invisible Cities"

Read "Tom Melito on Pete Malinverni's "Invisible Cities"" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

Throughout the ten tracks of Invisible Cities, Pete Malinverni's beautifully conceived and executed disc on the Reservoir Music imprint, Tom Melito's drumming is based on a certain amount of restraint and the capacity to meld into everything that goes on around him. Melito's unusually refined approach to the instrument is a refreshing change from the legion of contemporary trapsters who are loud and assertive to the point of insensitivity. Because his drumming is straightforward and self-effacing rather than cluttered and ...


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