MEMORIES OF THE LAST CENTURY, Jazz Improvisations for Piano Duo (A.Cappelletti, P.Girardi)



Composer(s): Arrigo CappellettiPietro Girardi

Artist(s): Arrigo Cappelletti, Piano | Pietro Girardi, Piano

Period: 21st Century

Catalogue No.: C00021

Barcode: 0793597816238

FROM ALBUM NOTES by Arrigo Cappelletti:

Unlike the classical music, in the jazz world, the piano duo has never enjoyed a great luck. Of course, there have been experiments like the “hard-couple” Count Basie-Oscar Peterson, the duo John Lewis-Hank Jones, Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea, again Chick Corea with Friedrich Gulda or with Stefano Bollani. These experiments were mainly suggested by the curiosity of put together famous names and different styles or for an exquisitely commercial reason. The result of such experiments has often a poor stylistic homogeneity or with a timbric and expressive monotony with the additional risk of a harmonic overlap that overloads the vertical dimension in comparison with the horizontal one, being the piano a polyphonic instrument par excellence. […]



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