Suite Piazzollana

Emilio Solla

Suite Piazzollana

Fresh Sound World Jazz

Emilio Solla (p) and La Orquestable Chris Cheek, Gorka Benítez, Benet Palet, Juanjo Mosalini, David Ballesteros, Manuel Martínez del Fresno, Omer Avital, Jorge Rossy, D. Gómez

Reference: FSWJ 018

Bar code: 8427328425186

The Suite Piazzollana is divided in three parts; the name of each being an anagram of Piazzolla: Astor. If I am allowed, I advise listening to it as a whole, non-stop, at least the first two times. Thanks.

Mi Buenos Aires Blues is a C Minor blues with a "new tango" rhythm. We had already recorded a version of this piece with Afines on 'Folclores' (FSWJ 001), but I wanted to recreate this piece with the nonet to give more room to improvisation and thus take advantage of the very individual voices of these soloists (and to let them catch their breath after hitting them with the maillards of written notes that make the Suite!).

Adiós, Noneto is a small farewell piece. It became the inevitable ending once it was named, in a fine brush stroke by David Xirgu (a Catalan poet who plays drums), to paraphrase the very emblematic "Adiós, Nonino" by Piazzolla. The night before recording I wrote a lead sheet for soprano sax and piano (everything else is improvised), and the following morning I made nine copies and passed them around. We barely spoke. We recorded two takes, I did a bit of editing in the mix, and this is what is left. Hope to see you soon, very soon, Noneto." - Emilio Solla


I - Rotas
01. Milonga
02. After-milonga
03. Otro Buenos Aires
04. ¿Volver qué?

II - Ratos
05. Ratos

III - Tarso
06. Tarso
07. Tierra adentro
08. Tierra afuera
09. Metatarso
10. Finale

11. Mi Buenos Aires Blues
12. Adiós, Noneto
13. Milonga (extended mix)

Recorded in Barcelona, June 2001


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