Roberto Spadoni
Mah
Sword Records, 2020


March 16, 2021

Mah is the first album released by Sword, the label founded by Roberto Spadoni.

Tireless and brilliant arranger and teacher (his two volumes of Jazz Harmony published by Volonté & Co. are among the best methods written in Italy), Roberto Spadoni has returned to the guitar and has recently published his new album Mah for the Sword label, which he founded.

 

Spadoni is accompanied by Fabio Petretti on tenor and soprano, Paolo Ghetti on double bass and Massimo Manzi on drums. The album features nine original songs that belong to the great current of contemporary jazz: there is no lack of references to particularly significant sounds of the last decades (the title track recalls the quartets led by John Scofield and Joe Lovano, for example), but Spadoni’s freshness and writing talent emerge decisively, as can be heard in the long and articulated melody of “Escape of News” and in the slightly more angular melody of “Remore Morali”, enriched by a beautiful double bass solo.

“Girotondo” is a fun song, with a close dialogue between the drums and the other instruments and expose a theme that explores numerous ambiguities and rhythmic divertissements. The leader’s solo is beautiful, with a warm tone that colors a “Monkian” phrasing. “Buonanotte” is a sweet and lyrical ballad, followed by “Io non Ridevo”, a sanguine song, full of groove, suspended between New Orleans and the blues. The excellent closing of the disc is “Ce la Posso Fare”, a song with the A sections characterized by the overlapping of different tempos, including rock, swing and Latin.

Mah is a well-played record that well mixes the characteristics of contemporary jazz with Spadoni’s brilliant and original writing.
(EM)

 

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Roberto Spadoni
Mah
Sword Records, 2020


March 16, 2021

Mah is the first album released by Sword, the label founded by Roberto Spadoni.

Tireless and brilliant arranger and teacher (his two volumes of Jazz Harmony published by Volonté & Co. are among the best methods written in Italy), Roberto Spadoni has returned to the guitar and has recently published his new album Mah for the Sword label, which he founded.

 

Spadoni is accompanied by Fabio Petretti on tenor and soprano, Paolo Ghetti on double bass and Massimo Manzi on drums. The album features nine original songs that belong to the great current of contemporary jazz: there is no lack of references to particularly significant sounds of the last decades (the title track recalls the quartets led by John Scofield and Joe Lovano, for example), but Spadoni’s freshness and writing talent emerge decisively, as can be heard in the long and articulated melody of “Escape of News” and in the slightly more angular melody of “Remore Morali”, enriched by a beautiful double bass solo.

“Girotondo” is a fun song, with a close dialogue between the drums and the other instruments and expose a theme that explores numerous ambiguities and rhythmic divertissements. The leader’s solo is beautiful, with a warm tone that colors a “Monkian” phrasing. “Buonanotte” is a sweet and lyrical ballad, followed by “Io non Ridevo”, a sanguine song, full of groove, suspended between New Orleans and the blues. The excellent closing of the disc is “Ce la Posso Fare”, a song with the A sections characterized by the overlapping of different tempos, including rock, swing and Latin.

Mah is a well-played record that well mixes the characteristics of contemporary jazz with Spadoni’s brilliant and original writing.
(EM)

 

 _

Roberto Spadoni Mah Sword Records 2020 © Jazzespresso 2021

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ABOUT US / 關於我們 / 关于我们 / NOSOTROS / CHI SIAMO
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Info: info@jazzespresso.com
Advertising / 廣告 / 广告 / Publicidad / Pubblicità: adv@jazzespresso.com.
 
Jazzespresso es una revista, un sitio web, una red, un centro, que conecta todas las almas del jazz de todo el mundo. América, Europa, Asia, Australia y África: noticias de todo el mundo en una página en cuatro idiomas. Un punto de referencia multicultural en inglés, chino y castellano para los amantes de esta música en todos los países. Para el aficionado o el profesional que quiere mantenerse informado sobre lo que está ocurriendo en todo el mundo. Manténganse informados!
Jazzespresso is a magazine, a website, a network, a hub, connecting all the souls of jazz all over the world. Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa: news from all over the world on a page in four languages. A multicultural reference point in English, Chinese and Spanish language for the lovers of this music in every country. For the amateur or the pro who wants to be updated about what is happening all around the world... Stay tuned.
Jazzespresso 不只是一個爵士樂雜誌,也是一個能將擁有各種不同精髓的世界爵士樂,包括美洲、歐洲、亞洲、澳洲及非洲各地,互相連結起來的網站及交流站。以中文及英文寫成的內容將是一個新的多元文化交流的參考點,為各地的爵士音樂愛好者提供來自全世界最新的消息。請持續關注!
JazzEspresso 不只是一个爵士乐杂誌,也是一个能将拥有各种不同精髓的世界爵士乐,包括美洲、欧洲、亚洲、澳洲及非洲各地,互相连结起来的网站及交流站。以中文及英文写成的内容将是一个新的多元文化交流的参考点,为各地的爵士音乐爱好者提供来自全世界最新的消息。请持续关注!
Jazzespresso è una rivista, un sito web, una rete che connette le anime del jazz di tutto il mondo. America, Europa, Asia, Australia e Africa: notizie da tutto l'orbe terracqueo in una pagina tradotta in cinque lingue. Un punto di riferimento multiculturale in inglese, cinese, spagnolo e italiano per gli amanti di questa musica in tutti i paesi del mondo. Per gli amatori o i professionisti che vogliono essere aggiornati su quello che sta succedendo in tutto il pianeta... rimani sintonizzato!

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