2011 il jazz fra due mondi – intervista a lucio ferrara « jazz agenda eng
Skip to contentThe capital plays Jazz Home Jazz Club Jazz Calendar: Upcoming Events in Rome House of Jazz Who we are Work with us ContactsThe Jazz between two worlds - Interview with LucioFerraraApril 15, 2011tags: House of Jazz , its all right with me , Live Music , Luke Mannutza , Lucio Ferrara , Nicola Angelucci , Rome Jazzby Charles CammarelleIt a project by an international flavor clear what we have heard yesterday in the House of Jazz , an album thatencompasses years of travel and work full of enthusiasm. Lets talk about the last work of guitarist Lucio Ferrara, "Itsall right with me", presented yesterday in one of the most beautiful locations in the capital. Along with him were Nicola
Angelucci (drums) and Luke Mannutza (Hammond), two musicians that Lucius knows, with whom he shared manyexperiences and who took part in a project started half a world away, in the U.S. . Thus, a disk which was attended,besides the names just mentioned, artists such as Lee Konitz, Anthony Ciacca, Ulysses Owens, Kengo Nakamura andYasushi Nakamura. Ferrara Lucio told us first hand experience.Lucio, I wanted to start talking from the genesis of this project: "Its All Roght with me." Why was recordedseveral places, between Sorrento, Rome and the state of New Jersey?"Lets say theres a reason. What I chose were the groups with sonare as I prefer the piano quartet, the trio with Hammondand the quintet with saxophone. The real choice was the idea of !a record in New York, but in the end I decided to add twotracks with two musicians, Nicola Angelucci Mannutza and Luke, which are year-round. With them was a real friendshipbecause we constantly see, and experience with American musicians are occasional moments in which we meet once ayear in New York. "So, we could say that there is a soul in this project internationally?Exactly, we say that this project is out of my international related to labor relations and constant travel. It something thatactually represents the last years of my career. And the title of yourproject this is perhaps related to your particular mood?"Its definitely related to the positivity that I encounter when I work with the Americans in the United States andquellincoraggiamento they have towards life. This project is all the positivity that I feel when I go in this country. It atime when I hear one in which air and breathe in another environment. With this title I have openly tried to describe thisstate of mind. "The fact of not having a stable formation is probably related to the fact of looking at music as something changing?"Yes, surely there is the advantage of playing with other musicians and find out how the music comes out in anincreasingly different. Obviously the ideal thing would be to play with a band fixed to work with for a lifetime becauseonly in this way reach a unique Interplay, but there are also aspects related to innovation. Playing with different peoplelearn from all experiences and collections that help you grow. "So, we could say that the approach with the musicians sounds linked precisely to the concept of Interplay?"I think so, I live it well. The way I play also depends on other musicians, the defendants continued to send me and thecontinued development of the idea of !Interplay. "And the fact that he traveled a lot as it may have influenced your music?"It certainly has affected a lot. Traveling is essential because at some point, when you think you know everything, youdiscover that there are some new. To grow you need to seek new experiences. "And if we were to make a parallel between the experience live in America and one in Italy ...