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Meirano, Gabriele / Federico Ughi

Coordinate Orientali [CD + DOWNLOAD]

Meirano, Gabriele / Federico Ughi: Coordinate Orientali [CD + DOWNLOAD] (577 Records)

A duo between two Italian born improvisers--New York based drummer and 577 Label leader Federico Ughi, and pianist Gabriele Meirano, active in the London jazz club scene for more than a decade--for an album of insightful free jazz in a dialog that shows both thoughtful and challenging moments in an open-minded, ultimately lyrical conversation between two like-minded players.
 

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Gabriele Meirano-piano

Federico Ughi-drums


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Label: 577 Records
Catalog ID: 5788
Squidco Product Code: 25377

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Case

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A duo between two Italian born improvisers--New York based drummer and 577 Label leader Federico Ughi, and pianist Gabriele Meirano, active in the London jazz club scene for more than a decade--for an album of insightful free jazz in a dialog that shows both thoughtful and challenging moments in an open-minded, ultimately lyrical conversation between two like-minded players.


Artist Biographies

"Gabriele Meirano (Italy) began playing the piano at the age of seven in Italy. After studying classical for several years he auditioned and got accepted in the Turin jazz Academy where he graduated after completing a five years course. In 1994 he moved to London where he played for over a decade in jazz clubs and bars and established himself on the free jazz scene. After performing in prestigious venues in Europe, including the Copenhagen Jazz Festival, he recorded with Jim Dvorak and Roberto Bellatalla, central figures on the jazz avant-garde scene. The CD has recently been released by 577 records, a New York independent label for whom is currently working on a new project. In 2003 he got the ABRSM certificate of teaching. In 2006 he moved to Shanghai where he teaches piano and coordinates the peripatetic department at Shanghai Rego International School."

-JZ School (http://www.jz-school.com/index.php?page=gabriele-meirano)
2/26/2024

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"Federico Ughi is a drummer and composer based in New York. Federico Ughi's music infuses the New York avant-garde sound with a sense of melody inspired by the Italian classical and folk traditions of his childhood in Rome. Ornette Coleman has been a major influence for Federico as well as a mentor.

Born in Rome, Italy Federico relocated to London at age 21 to play music, from there moving to New York in 2000 again to play music. He has been based in Brooklyn, NY ever since.

He has performed or recorded with Daniel Carter, William Parker, The Cinematic Orchestra, Blue Foundation among others. Federico Ughi has performed throughout Italy, the UK, France, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Russia, Lithuania, China, Mexico, Canada and the US."

-577 Records (http://www.577records.com/federicoughi/)
2/26/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Jin Ling Road 7:39

2. The Cold Seas 9:04

3. Double Happiness 5:31

4. Tony 3:06

5. Magic Moe 8:33

6. The Landlady 5:09

7. Il Tempio 4:58

8. Chewy 11:58

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