A unique project in the world! Of rare elegance and refinement, with two pure-bred musicians playing unusual instruments: from the Renaissance Serpentone to the most unusual percussions. "Amor sospeso" is their new, very original work, recorded entirely inside the small church of Rima (in high Valsesia, Italy) perfect environment for natural reverberation with the assistance of Marti Jane Robertson, a well-known American sound engineer. The result leave the listeners breathless: both for the artistic profile, then for the amazing audiophile level. The original repertoire echoes different sounds and worlds, expertly mixed: jazz, renaissance, baroque ... everything finds a natural confluence in the music of these two extraordinary artists and performers who literally captivate the audience.
Michel Godard, tuba and bass player is considered the greatest soloist in the world of the so-called "serpentone", a Renaissance instrument that himself helped to recover, with an individual style and an amazing virtuosity. It boasts an amazing curriculum: an all-round artist, from classical to jazz to baroque. He has played and recorded with the Orchester Philharmonique de Radio France, with the Orchester National de France, with the Musique Vivante ensemble, with the Ensemble La Fenice in Paris, with XVIII-21 Musique des lumičres, with the Ensemble Jacques Moderne. In the jazz field, he played with Rabih Abou-Khalil, Christof Lauer, Luciano Biondini, Linda Bsiri, Michel Portal, Louis Sclavis, Henry Texier, Enrico Rava, Michael Riessler, Kenny Wheeler, Ray Anderson, Sylvie Courvoisier, Klaus König , Simon Nabatov, Wolfgang Puschnig, Linda Sharrock, Misha Mengelberg, Maria Pia De Vito, Willem Breuker, Herbert Joos, Dave Bargeron, Steve Swallow, Roberto Martinelli.
Francesco D’Auria, drums and percussion teacher at the Giuseppe Verdi conservatory in Milan, is Master of percussive arts “all”. It boasts collaborations at the highest levels: Paolo Fresu, Gianluigi Trovesi, Tony Scott, Garrison Fewell, Bob Muver, Danny Gottlieb, Uri Caine, Furio Di Castri, Donovan Mixon, Mario Arcari, Gabriele Mirabassi, Michel Godard, Attilio Zanchi, Gunter Sommer, Bebo Ferra, Andrea Dulbecco, Conny Bauer, Uwe Kropinski, Eclectic artist is also a builder of personal tools for making music, he cllaborated among other things the development of the hang, an instrument of which he is one of the top performers and that is now having a remarkable success thanks to the celestial sound.
- serpentone, bass
- drums, percussion, hang,
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