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Paul Wertico "italian Trio" at Peperoncino Jazz Festival: New York Session at Fasano Restaurant New York

Courtesy of Sergio Gimigliano | Posted on May 21, 2024


Paul Wertico


Sat, June 22, 2024
9:00 pm

At Door




When there is Paul Wertico in a combo you are almost certain that it is excellent music. And this time too the situation is exactly this: at the head of a trio completed by Fabrizio Mocata on the piano and Gianmarco Scaglia on the double bass, the American drummer does not deny himself and offers an interesting album. On the program nine pieces written in various intersections by the three musicians with the addition of a classic of Italian pop music, Domenico Modugno's "Vecchio Frak", a piece that has already attracted the attention of several jazz players including Fabrizio Bosso and Marco Tamburini ; the trio gives a personal and convincing interpretation: after an introduction of the bass that draws the melodic line, it is Fabrizio Mocata's turn to conceive a solo that revolves around the melody to land, when the drums also enter the field, on a completely improvised terrain, now very far from the original score...

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