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Bob Mintzer. Dado Moroni, Riccardo Fioravanti, Joe La Barbera

La Vita é Bella

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  • Type CD
  • Label Abeat Records
  • UPC 8031510000817
  • Catalog number ABJZ 081
  • Release date 16 March 12

About the album

It was by bringing together four outstanding international jazz masters, for a tribute to the purest jazz music in a true and simple way, that this project came to life. This album has been recorded “live” in a historical jazz club located in the town of Busto Arsizio ( Italy) and it’s imbued with those very genuine but volatile flavors such as : immediacy, complicity and the spontaneous feedback coming from the audience. These four talented musicians took on this nice challenge and the result is evident. Four musicians who are now a worldwide reference: saxophonist Bob Mintzer is one of the most studied for his modernity of language and arrangement. Dado Moroni is perhaps the most famous Italian jazz man and appreciated worldwide. Joe La Barbera is not only known for his intense collaboration with Bill Evans, but also because few people today are equipped with expressiveness and ability to enter the music like him. Riccardo Fioravanti is now one of the most solid rhythmic international reality and his collaborations and his records speak for themselves.
Original compositions( with the exception of two songs), a modern language together with a great respect for tradition are the ingredients savantly blended together as an example of a precise common intent.
The sound is enriched by this live recording that conveys its freshness, along with those surrounding “noises” leading to the overwhelming climax bringing to memory some of those historical jazz sessions of the glorious past. The song titled ''Life is Beautiful'', soundtrack of the famous film by Roberto Benigni, as well as being the title track sums up the flavor of the CD.

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