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Rosario Giuliani: More than Ever

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Rosario Giuliani’s third CD for Dreyfus packs every bit as much punch as the previous two, both of which showcased the Italian altoist/sopranoist’s prodigious ability to generate intense passion and excitement in a hard bop manner suggestive of players like Cannonball Adderley and Phil Woods. This time around he supplants his Italian rhythm section with a French one consisting of bassist Remi Vignolo, drummer Benjamin Henocq and special guests pianist Jean-Michel Pilc (a New Yorker since 1995) and accordionist Richard Galliano.

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