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City Of Broken Dreams

Giovanni Guidi Trio

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City Of Broken Dreams
Giovanni Guidi; Thomas Morgan; João Lobo
Giovanni Guidi; Thomas Morgan; João Lobo
Just One More Time
Giovanni Guidi; Thomas Morgan; João Lobo
The Forbidden Zone
Giovanni Guidi; Thomas Morgan; João Lobo
No Other Possibility
Giovanni Guidi; Thomas Morgan; João Lobo
The Way Some People Live
Giovanni Guidi; Thomas Morgan; João Lobo
The Impossible Divorce
Giovanni Guidi; Thomas Morgan; João Lobo
Late Blue
Giovanni Guidi; Thomas Morgan; João Lobo
Ocean View
Giovanni Guidi; Thomas Morgan; João Lobo
City Of Broken Dreams (Variation)
Giovanni Guidi; Thomas Morgan; João Lobo
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Total Playing Time    52:05
"Here’s a trio that stands apart from the pack ... Guidi makes spare, haunting music that draws you in deeper with each listen ... does more with less than any album in quite some time." - JazzTimes.com "... there's no denying Guidi's ability to create gently appealing waves, supported by Lobo's delicate brushwork ... Guidi demonstrates a firmer touch and a penchant for majestic elegance ... Guidi is clearly positioned as Italy's most promising pianist since Stefano Bollani ... similar accolades and success are, no doubt, in store for this extremely talented young artist." - All About Jazz "Four Stars ... an enchanting trio album ... Guidi's touch is subtle and his sound rings ... a dynamic and accessible set, too, with tracks resembling Paul Bley's early interpretations of Carla Bley themes, waltzing ballads as inviting as Jacques Brel love songs, frostily delicate tunes that segue into sinister marches. This might be another unplugged jazz piano trio, but this one sweeps straight into the frontrunners." - The Guardian Young pianist Giovanni Guidi, heralded as one of the most outstanding musicians to have emerged from the ranks of Italian jazz in recent years, has already made his presence felt working with Enrico Rava. City Of Broken Dreams, Guidi's debut as a leader for ECM, is a glowing collection of original songs, simultaneously inner-directed and creatively daring, with many adroit exchanges between the band members and plenty of space given to superb bassist Thomas Morgan. Portuguese drummer João Lobo is another highly original player, poetically shading the music with a delicate tracery of cymbals.
48 kHz / 24-bit PCM – ECM Studio Masters

Recorded December 2011, Auditorio Radiotelevisione svizzera, Lugano Engineer: Stefano Amerio Cover painting: Akiko Kitami Liner photos: Paolo Soriani Design: Sascha Kleis Produced by Manfred Eicher

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