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Enrico Rava/Joe Lovano: Roma (ECM)

Although they’d played a handful of gigs together decades ago, Italian trumpeter Enrico Rava and American saxophonist Joe Lovano hadn’t undergone a proper co-leader tour until the 2018 outing that found them stopping in Rome to make this live recording. Accompanied by pianist Giovanni Guidi, bassist Dezron Douglas, and drummer Gerald Cleaver, the two horn … Read More “Enrico Rava/Joe Lovano: Roma (ECM)”

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Giovanni Guidi/Gianluca Petrella/Louis Sclavis/Gerald Cleaver : Ida Lupino

Giovanni Guidi represents a promising new generation of Italian pianists, a group that includes Alessandro Lanzoni, Claudio Filippini, Domenico Sanna and Enrico Zanisi. Guidi’s strongest work to date is contained in trio albums like City of Broken Dreams and This Is the Day, both on ECM. They reveal an original piano talent, edgier than the … Read More “Giovanni Guidi/Gianluca Petrella/Louis Sclavis/Gerald Cleaver : Ida Lupino”

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Giovanni Guidi: City of Broken Dreams

Here’s a trio that stands apart from the pack. Teamed with the brilliant young American bassist Thomas Morgan and Portuguese drummer João Lobo, 28-year-old Italian pianist Giovanni Guidi makes spare, haunting music that draws you in deeper with each listen. Guidi’s first album as a leader for ECM-the perfect label for his airy, open sound-City … Read More “Giovanni Guidi: City of Broken Dreams”

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