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Roberto Ottaviano

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Roberto Ottaviano is an Italian saxophonist. He started extremely young as a self-taught percussion and flute player, but at the age of five he began to take clarinet classes at the Conservatory of Bari, Italy. Influenced by {{m: Lester Young = 11573}} and {{m: John Coltrane = 5851}}, he later chose the saxophone. After studying classical saxophone in Perugia with Federico Mondelci, between the end of the 1970s and the early 1980s he attended several workshops taught by {{m: Evan Parker = 10117}} and {{m: Jimmy Giuffre = 7059}}, undertook harmony and classical composition studies with Walter Boncompagni and attended courses held by Giacomo Manzoni and Luigi Nono

Article: Live Review

Bergamo Jazz 2021

Read "Bergamo Jazz 2021" reviewed by Libero Farnè


Bergamo Varie sedi 16—19.9.2021 Nel febbraio 2020 su questo sito apparve una bella ed esaustiva intervista a Maria Pia De Vito, in qualità di neo nominata alla direzione artistica di Bergamo Jazz, prima donna dopo oltre quaranta edizioni del festival. Fra l'altro, in quella circostanza si colse opportunamente l'occasione per disquisire sul ...

Article: Album Review

Marco Colonna, Alexander Hawkins: Dolphy Underlined

Read "Dolphy Underlined" reviewed by Neri Pollastri


Li avevamo ascoltati e apprezzati dal vivo, ma su disco il prezioso lavoro che Marco Colonna e Alexander Hawkins effettuano sulla musica di Eric Dolphy emerge con ancora maggiore chiarezza. Dei due conosciamo bene le qualità individuali: pianista raffinato, sebbene spesso forse un po' astratto e cerebrale, Hawkins è senz'altro uno degli artisti europei ...

Article: Interview

Danilo Gallo: alla ricerca dell'incoerenza perduta

Read "Danilo Gallo: alla ricerca dell'incoerenza perduta" reviewed by Neri Pollastri


Da anni ormai uno dei contrabbassisti e bassisti elettrici più apprezzati e richiesti del nostro Paese, Danilo Gallo fa parte di molte formazioni importanti che crescono di numero al passare del tempo, alcune a proprio nome, come il quartetto Dark Dry Tears, altre collettive, come Guano Padano, altre ancora a nome di altri, come il Tinissima ...

Album

Resonance & Rapsodies

Label: Dodicilune
Released: 2020
Track listing:
CD 1
Promise; Revelation; Homo Sum; Dedalus; Omumua; Resonance; Ad astra.
CD2
Adelante; Ergonomic; Ijo Ki Mba Jo; Monkonious; Villaraspa; To the Masters; China Syndrome; Violeta; Mad for Misha.

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Joshua White, Mara Rosenbloom & Australian Art Orchestra

Read "Joshua White, Mara Rosenbloom & Australian Art Orchestra" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


It took me a while to get pianist Joshua White's album 13 Short Stories but it was worth the wait. White and his West Coast quartet are very, very good. The Australian Art Orchestra has become an institution in the Australian creative music scene. They're now directed by trumpeter and composer Peter Knight; their latest, Sometimes ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Diskonife, Bruno Räberg, Orientation of We & European Releases

Read "Diskonife, Bruno Räberg,  Orientation of We & European Releases" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


Bassist Bruno Räberg's reputation as a very creative cat is reinforced by his new release, The Prospector, an excellent album with saxophonist Allan Chase and drummer Austin McMahon. Find it on Orbis, Bruno's own label. Speaking of labels, vibraphonist Matt Moran started Diskonife as a new creative outlet for independent releases, which has launched with releases ...

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Article: Album Review

Roberto Ottaviano Extended Love & Eternal Love: Resonance & Rapsodies

Read "Resonance & Rapsodies" reviewed by Neri Pollastri


Roberto Ottaviano torna a riunire la formazione con la quale nel 2018 aveva realizzato l'eccellente Eternal Love, ne sviluppa ancora le potenzialità e, non pago, compie un ulteriore passo in avanti, allargando la formazione da quintetto a ottetto --di fatto un doppio quartetto-- trasformandola in Extended Love. Con risultati, va detto subito, stupefacenti. Il ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Angelica Sanchez & Marilyn Crispell and SPIME 2019

Read "Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Angelica Sanchez & Marilyn Crispell and SPIME 2019" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


Everyone's favourite drummer Dan Weiss created quite a stir with the debut album of his band Starebaby. That ball keeps rolling with their sophomore release, Natural Selection. And what else could you expect from a band with Matt Mitchell, Craig Taborn, Ben Monder and Trevor Dunn? The album rocks! Friend and mentor become playing partners on ...

Article: Radio & Podcasts

Steph Richards, Dwight Trible, Roberto Ottaviano, Craig Taborn & More New Releases

Read "Steph Richards, Dwight Trible, Roberto Ottaviano, Craig Taborn & More New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


This week our playlist is bursting at the seams with great projects, several of which explore the renewed interest in what many like to call 'spiritual jazz,' from Roberto Ottaviano to Dwight Trible's Cosmic Vibrations and Matthew Halsall out of the increasingly interesting Manchester jazz scene. The rest of the playlist alternates forward looking projects like ...


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