ARMANDO TROVAJOLIE LA SUA ORCHESTRA"THE BEAT GENERATION"
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Original 1960 RCA VICTOR 1st pressing, serie EUROPA, cat#. PML 10300, Italy.
ITALIAN EURO-JAZZ GRAIL
Genuine original 1st press of this European Jazz milestone and Italian Jazz rarity composed and arranged by the great maestro Armando Trovajoli. Finished to be recorded in 1960 and released on the famed RCA 'Europa' series - an Italian Jazz landmark and concept album, designed to represent the 'Beat Generation' spirit. This legendary session features a very large and quality orchestra with best Italian Jazz players of the time, from the Gianni Basso and Oscar Valdambrini horns section to the Gino Marinacci's flute and Berto Pisano's contrabass. Composed for the making of radio programs series, maestro Trovajoli here re-arranged some classic hits in a 'Modern' way and crated new music themes following the 'beat' mark. The brilliant result is an outstanding dynamic and colorfoul Jazz album with frantic beat rhythms all over: sharp music with rhythmic soulful focus. Big Band and hard swinging moods in the vein of Clarke Boland Big Band group / Modal & Modern Jazz arrangements / huge horns orchestra with full saxes, trumpets and trombones section / Cool Jazz themes with solid beats and boppish drums / smoothy and full-bodied passages.
Listen to the clip: https://soundcloud.com/armagideon-times/armando-trovajoli-the-beat-generation-1960-italian-euro-jazz-grail
Our clip starts with the solid Jazz beats of "THE BEAT GENERATION", Modern Jazz riffs and hard-swinging drums tempo by drummer Jimmy Pratt with arrangement by Bill Holman. Lively beats on "HTE STRETCH" with lovely horns jam, Smooth Jazz arrangements by stunning solos by Dino Piana and Livio Cerveglieri. "BLUES" give fast Big Band/Swing tunes arranged by Bill Smith. "LOVE 15" is a sort of introduction of the complete ensemble, with Gino Marinacci's flute solo. "BONJOUR TRISTANO" is a homage to pianist Lennie Tristano composed by O.Valdambrini and Niccoli. "O.B. STREET BLUES" gives Blues shades along with the Berto Pisano's bassline intro of "BLUES". Italian Jazz essential!
drums: Jimmy Pratt, Sergio Conti
bass: Berto Pisano
guitars: Enzo Grillini, Franco Pisano
trumpets: Oscar Valdambrini, Ninì Rosso, Nino Culasso, Peppe Cuccaro, Baldo Panfili
trombones: Dino Piana, Bill Gilmoure, Mario Midana, Ennio Gabbi, Enzo Forte, Mario Pezzotta
saxes: Attilio Donadio, Sergio Valenti, Livio Cerveglieri, William Hawthorne, Gianni Basso, Marcello Cianfanelli, Gino Marinacci
flute: Gino Marinacci
piano: Armando Trovajoli
A1 The Beat Generation A2 Why Not A3 Blues A4 O.K. A5 O.B. Street Blues B1 So Long B2 The Daffodil's Smile B3 Bonjour Tristano B4 Love 15 B5 The Stretch
Record: from VG to clean VG+, sounds with several background noises. Old faint stains on vinyl, sounds distortions from soundclip derive from the original recording. Deep sounds and amazing shape for a 56-years old vinyl, check the clip. Cover: the hard gatefold sleeve with the booklet printed inside is in amazing top VG++/EX shape, light wear on borders and inside the gatefold. Safe condition, top collectible copy!
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