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Enrico Rava Quintet


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  • Type CD
  • Label ECM
  • UPC 0602527669700
  • Catalog number ECM 2766970
  • Release date 27 October 2011

About the album

Enrico Rava is currently playing at a peak of lyrical inventiveness and his newest Italian quintet is amongst his strongest ensembles.

Since his return to ECM with “Easy Living” in 2003, the grand master of Italian jazz has gone from strength to strength, in a series of truly exceptional recordings including “Tati”, “The Words and The Days”, “The Third Man”, and “New York Days”.  Now comes “Tribe” which posits Enrico as the wise yet impulsive elder, leading a band of bright young talents.   

Trombonist Gianluca Petrella is retained from “The Words and the Days” line-up. Voted Rising Star Trombonist in the Down Beat Critics Poll of 2005, he has a front-line relationship with Rava which recalls Enrico’s affinity with Roswell Rudd back in the heyday of the New York ‘free’ era. Rava and Petrella are players who love and understand the entire history of jazz – from New Orleans to the present day – and quick-witted exchanges abound here, referencing all of the music. Enrico has always encouraged younger musicians and pianist Giovanni Guidi (born 1985) is a real find, a player of creativity and imagination. “Giovanni Guidi is like Bollani and Petrella: he astounds me every time.” Gabriele Evangelista (b. 1988), another young player of promise, works splendidly alongside widely-experienced drummer Fabrizio Sferra, whose resume includes work with Chet Baker, Paul Bley and Kenny Wheeler.

The quintet is augmented on several tracks by the discreet guitar of Giacomo Ancillotto, an up-and-coming young player best known in Italy for his work with the Caterina Pallazzi Quartet.

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"Enrico Rava introduced the musicians briefly and started to play. His sound was pure and energetic!"