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Tommaso Starace Harmony Less Quartet: Narrow Escape

Read "Narrow Escape" reviewed by Roger Farbey

This highly engaging set was recorded at Only Music Studio in Turin, Italy on 23 and 24 January 2018 but was mixed and mastered in Bexley, Kent the following July. Saxophonist Tommaso Starace has a solid connection with the UK having studied at Birmingham Conservatoire where he graduated with a BMus first class honours degree. Starace, who was born in Milan in 1975, completed his postgraduate jazz studies at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama between 1999 and 2000. ...

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Carlo Morena: ...Some Portraits

Read "...Some Portraits" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Some Portraits is the debut of Italian pianist/composer Carlo Morena's trio. A student of both jazz and the 20th century European classical tradition, Morena has collaborated with a long list of jazz notables such as saxophonists Charlie Mariano and Iain Ballamy, guitarists Kurt Rosenwinkel and John Abercrombie, and trumpeter Enrico Rava, in a twenty-year career. Morena has sympathetic company in bassist Yuri Goloubev-- formerly one of the world's premier classical bass players, who switched to jazz-- and drummer Michele Sagarello, ...


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