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The trio of tuba player Sergio Carolino, guitarist Mario Delgado & drummer Alexandre Frazao mixing genres with pieces by Bill Evans, a tribute to George Harrison and a piece for Aleister Crowley.
 

TGB
Evil Things

TGB: Evil Things (Clean Feed)
Label: Clean Feed    
Released in: Portugal    


"If picking a Bill Evans score ("Interplay") was strange enough for a trio with no piano involved, you wouldn't expect a jazz combo to play songs by the hard rock bands Black Sabbath ("Planet Caravan") and Deep Purple ("The Mule"), but that's what you'll find in the new album by TGB, Evil Things. After all, nothing is really "normal" with the project formed by Sérgio Carolino, Mário Delgado and Alexandre Frazão, beginning with the instrumentation: tuba, guitars (also dobro) and drums.

Even these musicians don't have the usual profile of a "jazzman". An internationally known virtuoso of the tuba family, Carolino dedicates most of his career to classical and symphonic music. One of the top guitarists of the Portuguese music scene, Delgado is an assumed heir of the Jimi Hendrix legacy. Also one of the master drummers in Portugal, Brazilian percussionist Frazão established his name in various musical idioms, from world music to drum 'n' bass. So, this is jazz not only with a twist, but several twists. Imaginative, contemporary, puzzling, and excellently played. Strongly rooted in the language of jazz, but always unexpected.

Mário Delgado pays tribute to George Harrison in his composition titled with the name of the third Beatle, and he is in focus with an intriguing version of a theme ("Close Your Eyes") played by the late Hank Garland, a country turned jazz star. Alexandre Frazão contributes with a composition remembering occultist writer Aleister Crowley, also called The Beast. There's food for thought here, not only for the ears. This is the kind of record you can't use as the soundscape of any other activity: you have to dive in it in order to assimilate everything."-Clean Feed






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Product Information:

UPC: 5609063001815

Label: Clean Feed
Catalog ID: CF 181
Squidco Product Code: 13039

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded by Nelson Carvalho, September 2009 at Valentim de Carvalho Studios,Paco d'Arcos.

Personnel:

Sergio Carolino-tuba

Mario Delgado-electric guitar, acoustic guitar, dobro, fretless guitar

Alexandre Frazao-drums



Special Guest:

Paulo Ramos-voice (track 10)

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Track Listing:

1. The Weird Clown (part 1) 3:08

2. Planet Caravan 3:30

3. The Weird Clown (Part 2) 2:32

4. Bozzetto's Song 5:58

5. Nameloc 4:22

6. The Mule 1:33

7. Não Obstante 2:27

8. Close Your Eyes 5:13

9. George Harrison 10:08

10. Aleister Crowley 4:48

11. Tangram 7:45

12. Interplay 5:10

13. De Onde Sopram Os Ventos 5:56