Sunday, May 05, 2019

Nicola Conte and Gianluca Petrella drop new ep

Brand new jazzy bizz from Nicola Conte and Gianluca Petrella...

"Pioneering Italian musician and producer Nicola Conte and esteemed trombonist Gianluca Petrella team up again for their third EP on Schema, ahead of their forthcoming full-length project due out later this year.

For those unaware, Conte and Petrella have been working together on and off since 2001’s New Standards. In addition to working together as musicians, the pair has fostered a close creative relationship, trading and discussing vintage gear and records in a bid to open each other up to as wide a range of influences as possible.

This most recent offering further explores the themes and sounds found on their previous collaborations, Sun Song / Nigeria and African Spirits / New World Shuffle, with its heavily West African influenced rhythms and cosmic-leaning musicality.

‘Imani River’ sees the duo putting their spin on a spiraling 6/8 time signature, featuring otherworldly guest vocals from Bridgette Amofah, who also featured on the duo’s previous collaborative releases..."

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