pays particular attention
The front line can be organized in different ways:
2 clarinets + cornet
2 saxes + cornet
Jazz critics unanimously consider as one of the best European Jazz bands.
It began in 1970 at the Grouse Jazz Club of Milan, with a program that offered the classic types of Jazz: stomp, rag and blues.
they are surely the unquestioned protagonists of traditional jazz, these are the people who have written the best pages of early jazz; is a testimony to this, and owes a huge gratitude for many of these pieces that have made them celebrities, and other less known pieces that are absolutely invaluable for originality and elegant style.
Over the years has developed a strong and particular interest in San Francisco Jazz.
has discovered its own affinity with the " Yerba Buena Jazz Band " and sound of Lu Watters and Turk Murphy, authoritative expressionists and fundamental points of reference for the " San Francisco style ".
What's it about?
It's a phenomenon that
certainly stands out in the history of jazz, it aims to present the inherited
traditional jazz from the masters of the old school but transformed in
a new manner: Lu Watters and Turk Murphy revived this style under the
new light of New Orleans jazz - famous for the genuine archaism with the
vein of melancholic poetry - with the careful treatment of the arrangements,
the polyphonic vigour, the spectacular resonant impact.
For the fascination with the " San Francisco Style " meant the beginning of a turning point: a new musical style that focuses on the expressive potential of the instruments, through which the group assumes their own ideal appearance.
This perfect choice of musical style was confirmed by the participation of in, not only the "Sacramento Dixieland Jazz Jubilee " but also the " Palm Springs Jazz Festival ", (Events to which no one is accepted if they don't posses a mastery of this musical style);
The therefore has an expert
ability to combine the typical expressive language of San Francisco Jazz
with swing; this is the true reason behind their prestigious acknowledgement
in the national and international jazz scenes.
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