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WILLIAM GRECO "CORALE"

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ON DISTRIBUTION FROM OCTOBER  5, 2015
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William Greco made his debut on October 5, 2015  with his record ‘Corale’. The Salento-born pianist and composer is considered as one of the most interesting young pianists of his generation for his exceptional versatility.

In his first record, Greco merged all his musical experiences, ranging from classical music to Jazz. Melody pervades his work, yet not in the more modern and consumeristic sense, but in the most elevated sense of the term. William Greco is a classical musician as well as a Jazz performer, therefore he believes that music is strictly bound to singing; consequently, the lyrics, the command of the melodic lines, become dominant also in the most demanding and virtuoso passages. Improvisation is seen as void of technicalities and automatisms for their own sake. This concept of music best matches the title of his record ‘Corale’, which gives the title to one of his original composition.

The rhythmic section relies on the double bass Marco Bardoscia, habitual musical partners with whom Greco shares the concepts of Music and Art, and on Massimo Manzi, extraordinary drummer who plays with his instruments as if they were a complete orchestra, with a myriad of colors, nuances and silence. Sax player Raffaele Casarano and the vocalist Carla Casarano collaorate in the recording of the title track.

The album includes six original tracks:  “Incontro”, “Corale”, “Once”, “Verão”, “Inner song” e “Fryderyk” –which includes a fragment of Prelude n. 20 op. 28 by F. Chopin which follows a broad introduction, whereby, the repetition of a note creates a sort of ‘trance effect’, similar to what is triggered by the traditional folk music of Salento. Although the album contains mainly original pieces, Greco has introduced three standards from the Afro-American tradition, namely “Cherokee”, “My little suede shoes” and  “Oh que serà”. The CD is released by Workin’ Label and distributed by Ird.

 

 

TRACK LIST
1. Incontro (William Greco)
2. Cherokee (Ray Noble)
3. Se vuoi andare vai… (Marco Bardoscia)
4. O que serà (Chico Buarque)
5. Corale (William Greco)
6. Once (William Greco)
7. Verão (William Greco)
8. Fryderyk (William Greco/ Fryderyk Chopin)
9. My little suede shoes (Charlie Parker)
10.Inner Song (William Greco)

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