• Sergio Gruz
    Sergio Gruz
  • Paco Weht
    Paco Weht
  • Ramiro Rosa
    Ramiro Rosa

Sergio Gruz


Fresh Sound New Talent

Sergio Gruz (p), Paco Weht (b), Ramiro Rosa (d)

Reference: FSNT-530

Bar code: 8427328435307

01. C'est possible 4:42
02. Indios 5:37
03. Mifafisol 6:16
04. Strollin' 3:43
05. Esha 6:46
06. Remembering 3:36
07. Olas 5:38
08. Mon imaginaire est très riche ces temps-ci 5:12
09. Brazuka 3:14
10. New Bossa 5:51

Album details

All songs composed by Sergio Gruz

Sergio Gruz (piano), Paco Weht (bass), Ramiro Rosa (drums).
Recorded at Laietana Estudi, Barcelona, October 8, 2016

Engineered by Jordi Vidal
Mixed at Bopcity, Paris, by Max Jésion
Cover Picture “La curée” by Marcos Carrasquer

Produced by Sergio Gruz
Executive Producer: Jordi Pujol

Press reviews

"This is another high-quality piano-orientated release from the Fresh Sound New Talent stable, which arrives refreshingly hype-free, unlike many other contemporary jazz releases. All of the music is composed by the leader, and the cover artwork (by Marcos Carrasquer) and interior text is related to the musical content and the theme, “Indios” (Indians), and refers to the conquest of America by the Spanish.

So that’s the context, but what about the music? It’s quite a muscular-sounding and time-clever piano trio on the opener, sounding like a number of other contemporary jazz piano trios, but this is a little misleading in this case as much of the remainder of the album is by turns delicate, reflective, melodic and attractively rhythmic in a quirky, Monkish kind of way. The title track leads the way in delicate, lyrical terms, fronted by Weht’s bass, and the album really seems to gain momentum from this point through to the later tracks.

As you might expect there’s a strong Latin flavour, but it’s not worn on the sleeve, and in places, particularly in the middle of the album, Gruz sounds quite Evans-like in terms of right-hand lines and Mehldau-like in terms of composition and playing (Esha sounds as though it could almost have been penned and played by Mehldau). I’m not saying that those two pianists sound similar, but rather that the influence of both can be heard here at times in Gruz’s playing. Overall however, Gruz seems to have something of his own going on, his rhythm pairing follow him closely. Between them they have made an album that grew on me with each successive listen."

Dave Jones (November, 2017)
Jazz Journal Magazine


10,95 €  (tax incl.)

Add to wishlist

Added to your wishlist.

You can manage your wishlist here.

You're not signed in

You must sign in to manage your wishlist.
Sign in
Delivery information:
Delivery in 5-7 days
Shipping rates Terms and conditions
Payment methods:



Customer reviews

Write a review

Rate this product:

Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

Your review has been added and will be available once approved by a moderator.