Innovative arrangements in trumpeter Marco von Oreilli's quintet release, performed with trombonist Lukas Briggen, pianist Michael Wintsch, bassist Kasper von Gruningen, and drummer Samuel Duhsler, through 7 original and lyrical compositions that never fail to surprise.
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Recorded at Studio Namouche, in Lisbon, Portugal on February 19th to the 22nd, 2013, by Joaquim Monte.
Marco Von Orelli-trumpet
Michael Wintsch-piano, synthesizer
Kasper von Gruningen-doublebass
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1. Prolog - Lisboa Days 1:52
2. Ayako 7:47
3. Monte Verita 6:33
4. Ghost Dance 6:04
5. Triptychon 5:01
6. Boat People 7:20
7. Vita 16:47
European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
Melodic and Lyrical Jazz
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"Indeed, there's an increased sense of assurance within the band here. Whether it's the smaller lineup or the additional time the musicians have spent with another, the performances are more purposeful and brisk...In fact, the band feels more inspired and daring, as if the greater rigor and precision has amplified boldness. "With continuous cooperation our work together goes deeper, which means we get to work on the micro level, our perception is more differentiated, allowing us to take risks and to consciously provoke musical happenings," he says. "To surprise each other is getting harder, but it's still a big component of our music. These moments of surprise are important as they might trigger something unforeseeable in the fellow musicians. With this process each musician causes a musical reaction which may lead to new discoveries." New discoveries that are truly alluring prospects."-Peter Margasak
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"Marco von Orelli was born and raised in Basel, Switzerland. He completed his musical studies at the University of Music and Theatre Winterthur Zürich (HMT) and the University of Music Basel, where he majored in trumpet and improvisation. Additional study programmes: Jazz, New Music (Neue Musik) and free improvised music. Furthermore he took study trips to Den Haag (NL) in 1997 and two years later to Vienna (A). Since 1997 Marco von Orelli occupies himself with composition. He has given Solo concerts (e.g. for the 20-year anniversary of the cultural magazine "Programmzeitung", for the "Global Landmarks Illumination Initiative" in Bern or for Basel's celebrations for being a part of Switzerland for 500 years in 2001).
Marco von Orelli has enjoyed success on stage with the street scene musical by Kurt Weill under the direction of André Bellmont, Werner Düggelin and Heinz Spoerli, as well as with acts such as the George Gruntz Workshop Big Band or with various orchestras like the basel sinfonietta, the Swiss Improvisers Orchestra, TOMMY MEIER - ROOT DOWN, musique brute or Marco von Orelli 5. He is playing in different styles and has been seen giving concerts at such established events as the Jazzfestival Willisau (CH), Jazz à Mulhouse - météo (F) or music unlimited 22 in Wels (A). In 2002 Marco von Orelli toured with the swiss Circus Monti (Music composed by Ben Jeger) and from January 2003 right to the end of 2004 he acted as live musician for the Theatre Puravida in Basel. Marco von Orelli is also known for his collaborations with artists like Flavia Ghisalberti (Butoh-Dancer), Sheldon Suter, Daniel Ott, Jan Schlegel, Christoph Baumann, Co Streiff, Frances Marie Uitti, Johan van Kreij, Béatrice Götz (miR Company), Peter Schärli, Tommy Meier, Omri Ziegele, Michel Wintsch, Christian Weber, Irène Schweizer, Paul Hubweber, Luìs Lopes, Marc Unternährer, Isa Wiss, Luca Sisera, Travassos, Carles Peris, Alex Huber, Frantz Loriot and many more!"-Marco von Orelli Website (http://marcovonorelli.ch/about/biography/)
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