Francesco Crosara - Circular Motion


Format: CD
Label: OA2
Rel. Date: 01/26/2024
UPC: 805552222227

Circular Motion
Artist: Francesco Crosara
Format: CD


1. Preludio Flamenco
2. Longing
3. Julia's Tango
4. Gymnopedie No.4
5. Circular Motion
6. Kurama
7. Passion
8. Maktoub
9. One Day Honey One Day Onions
10. Sarava

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From a lifetime of music creation, Seattle-based Italian pianist & composer Francesco Crosara selected 10 of his compositions from the last 40 years with the idea of highlighting the nexus between early work, with it's simplicity and youthful appeal, to later works where he expressed richer harmonic textures and possibilities. Always close by are the influences from his early mentoring in Rome from Chick Corea & Dizzy Gillespie, through his move to the US and the program at USC. Three different rhythm sections bring his music to life, each adding varied sonic textures and rhythmic vitality to the whole. Bassist Clipper Anderson & drummer Mark Ivester swing and float; the vibrant grooves of electric bassist Farko Dosumov and drummer D'Vonne Lewis lend a modern momentum; and the youthful eclecticism of bassist Osama Afifi and drummer Xavier Lecouturier adds yet another dimension.