Monday, April 20, 2015

Sandro Brugnolini ‎– Overground

Year : 2008/1970
Label : Cinedelic Records/Sincro Edizioni Musicali
Genre : Jazz, Stage & Screen
Style : Jazz Rock, Psychedelic, Avant-garde, Soul Jazz

Alessandro Brugnolini is an italian composer and alto sax player inspired by Miles Davis' works, best known as former member of super italian jazz group, The Modern Jazz Gang from 1956 to 1965. He was the main composer & arranger for the band, whose the most notable albums among others Miles Before And After (1960) and the original soundtrack from Gli Arcangeli (1962) featuring  american Jazz vocalist Helen Merrill. In 1958, Sandro gains some attention winning the prize of best original piece at National Jazz Festival for his composition Arpo recorded with the Modern Jazz Gang. During the seventies, Sandro frequently collaborated with Stefano Torossi on several Music Library records and various project including Musica Per Comment Sonori (Costanza Records - 1969) and the famous Feelings released in 1974. Sandro has likewise in charge of several music for TV programs & movies as Fantabulous, Inc. (1967), Gungala La Pantera Nuda (1968), Underground (Record TV Discografica label - 1970) or L'Uomo Dagli Occhiali A Specchio (1975). Recorded in 1970 during the same studio session as Undeground LP, Overground was also composed & arranged with the contribution of Luigi Malatesta featuring the Rai TV session musicians such as guitarist Silvano Chimenti or organist Giorgio Carnini. This reissue includes  the Jazz Rock Avant Garde Brain, the Psychedelic ballads Adrie's Dream & Roxy, Soul Jazz mood (Celluin & Simanite), fuzz & freak out guitar on the two bonus tracks Cromaton & Cortex. All tracks composed & arranged by Sandro Brugnolini & Luigi Malatesta.

Giovanni Tommaso_bass
Enzo Restuccia_drums
Giorgio Carnini_organ, piano
Angelo Baroncini & Silvano Chimenti_guitar

01. Celluin
02. Adrie's Dream
03. Cirotil
04. Amofen
05. Cromaton
06. Simanite    
07. Roxy    
08. Alipid    
09. Brain
10. Cortex

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