Saturday, April 24, 2010

Toni Esposito: Rosso napoletano (Numero uno, 1975)

Jazz and the Mediterranean: two worlds merging into one with the suspended atmospheres of "Rosso napoletano". A magical record, capturing the most alluring aspects of Bitches Brew-era Miles Davis and elevating them to an almost mystical lightness. Hypnotic funky grooves and a miniaturistic work on percussions are the key element - and the most discreet one - of the sound, equally tipified by charming keyboard brushstrokes (piano, e-piano, synthetizers, all unfolded with calm, equilibrium and an elegant sense of obliqueness) and wavering saxophone themes, metamorphosing Southern-Italian folklore into a new melodic language.
The album succeeds in being both relaxing and thrilling at the same time: its delicate stream cradles and bewitches, but the everchaning breeze of its details won't ever let you yawn.

"Rosso napoletano" is the first solo album by legendary Neapolitan session-drummer Toni Esposito, and features Robert Fix on saxophone,  Paul Buckmaster on keyboards, and Gigi De Rienzo on bass and guitars, plus many guest appearences.


  1. Rosso napoletano
  2. Danza dei bottoni
  3. Il venditore di elastici
  4. Breakfast
  5. L'eroe di plastica
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R I E N said...

Io ho preso il cd recentemente, se me lo dicevi prima che volevi postare quest'album te lo uploadavo in FLAC.

wago said...

Si puo' sempre cambiare il link! Se riesci dunque il flac e' ben accetto. Fa' pure con calma, comunque...

Grazie mille!

R I E N said...

Questo può essere scaricato solo 10 volte, magari ri-uploadalo tu da qualche altra parte:

Anonymous said...

Ciao complimenti davvero per il sito!

basso said...

This is one of my allime favourite LPs. Thans for sharing this gem!
Cheers, Basso