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Lights and Shades

Maurizio Giammarco Rundeep – PDM Records 2013

Maurizio Giammarco (saxes) – Vic Juris (guitar) – Jay Anderson (bass) – Adam Nussbaum (drums)

Lights and Shades celebra il mio incontro con tre ben noti musicisti americani, dal curriculum sterminato, che suonano insieme già da molto tempo nel Vic Juris Trio. Quattro jazzisti della stessa generazione condividono un iter artistico molto simile per background culturale e visioni musicali. Tutte le composizioni originali del disco (Vic Juris ne firma ben cinque), al pari del nostro linguaggio, mostrano il peso di un’esperienza vasta ed eterogenea, maturata fin dagli anni Settanta quando, con grande passione e proiezione utopica, si assorbivano input musicali di ogni genere.[:en]

Lights and Shades

Maurizio Giammarco Rundeep – PDM Records 2013

Maurizio Giammarco (saxes) – Vic Juris (guitar) – Jay Anderson (bass) – Adam Nussbaum (drums)

Lights and Shades celebrates my meeting with three well-known american musicians, who can boast an endless curriculum, and who have been playing together for a long time in the Vic Juris Trio. Four jazz players of the same generation share a very similar artistic process as far cultural background and musical visions is concerned. All the original compositions of the album (Vic Juris signs five of them), like our language, show the weight of a vast and heterogeneous experience, matured since the seventies when, with great passion and utopian projection, music input was absorbed of any kind.[:]