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Actis Band: Zhon Guo' - Cina!

Read "Zhon Guo' - Cina!" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Tra i primi in Italia a scardinare generi e incrociare stili, Actis Dato, con qualunque formazione si esibisca e in qualunque situazione operi - la dimensione live dei concerti piuttosto che lo studio di registrazione - imbandisce sempre un banchetto musicale dal quale non mancano mai ironia, sberleffo, energia, divertimento, goliardia. Senza dimenticare una solida e ...

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Cina!

Label: Leo Records
Released: 2007

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Actis Band: Cina!

Read "Cina!" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


Sax and clarinetist Carlo Actis Dato has shown an uncanny ability to keep his ear to the ground and pick up the music of the several countries to which he has traveled. His music is happy, gentle, edgy and energetic; evocative of the land that inspired them. He also has the knack for writing memorable melodies ...

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Allende

Label: Leo Records
Released: 2006
Track listing: Allende; KrK; Sentiero del re; Noche de Fraga; Mock Democracy; Zorro; Bolivar; Kamakura; Sandokan; We are the UFO.

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Actis Band: Allende

Read "Allende" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


In addition to numerous solo gigs with various bands, Italian multi-reedist Carlo Actis Dato has been fronting this wily jazz-rock quintet for several years. And regardless of format, group size or style within the jazz idiom, his penchant for bravado and humor is unswerving. The band's in-your-face line of attack heralds a multifaceted approach to jazz-rock ...

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Actis Band: "On Tour" Live 2004

Label: Splasc(H) Records
Released: 2005
Track listing:

Disc 1: Takayama Rap; Nefertari; Dulcinea; East Mambo; Los Tiburones; Dead Chicken for Breakfast

Disc 2: Viva Zapata; Vulcano Boro; Nairobi Night; Rojo; Son para el Che; Porci Padani; Polpi d'Otranto

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"On Tour" • Live 2004

Label: Leo Records
Released: 2005

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Actis Band: "On Tour" Live 2004

Read "Actis Band: "On Tour" Live 2004" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


Actis Band “On Tour" Live 2004 Splasc(H) Records 2005 The name is Actis Dato. Carlo Actis Dato. And it belongs to one of the most interesting musicians on the scene today. The scene is jazz, but as seen and innovated by Actis Dato the boundaries go beyond the norm. That ...

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Garibaldi

Label: Leo Records
Released: 2003
Track listing: 1.Vulcano Boro 2.Oued 3.Viva Zapata 4.Miso Soup 5.Porci Padani 6.Dulcinea 7.Makeba 8.Agdz 9.Taihenda 10.Polpi d


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