Pasquale Stafano piano
Giorgio Vendola bass
Saverio Gerardi drums
Creative, romantic and cinematic ‘Sparks’ is the latest album by Italian pianist and composer Pasquale Stafano with Giorgio Vendola on double bass and Saverio Gerardi on drums released by German label Enja Records.
A contemporary jazz album where, merging together jazz and classical influences with a moderate use of electronic sounds, trio create something of hypnotic, emotional and uplifting. ‘Sparks’ is released on 24th of September and available in all platform.
‘Sparks’ is a metaphor for life. The EP offers a moment of meditation on the world to describe, in a lucid and dreamy way, as when someone admires a painting masterpiece, the multiple emotional experiences, the memories of real and imaginative journeys that all come alive. Everything returns to shine among the engaging sounds like sparks that light up and give the taste of time, immersed in emotions that lead from the frenzy of everyday life to the depth of landscapes of the soul.
“Be Spark that lights up the life”
“Una travolgente e impattante ondata di energia sonora, ritmica, sviscerata con palpabile impetuosità comunicativa” Stefano Dentice – Instruments & Music Magazine (IT)
Stafano riesce a dare una superba forma artistica tratteggiando un mondo di bellezza lacerante” Riccardo Talamazzi – Off Topic Magazine (IT)
An album full of vitality” Hiroki Sugita – Jazz Japan
“With Sparks there is certainly the promise of more incendiary music making still to come from Stafano’s impressive new trio.” Ian Patterson – All About Jazz USA (19/11/2021)
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