“Never Fault Behind The Scenes” is a quartet music work by Gianluca Lusi who has been involved in a completely original project carried out in cooperation with exceptional musicians. An album that ranges from modern mainstream to free jazz, with intense melodic cues, enhanced by the powerful rhythmic contribution of the two stars Reuben Rogers and Gregory Hutchinson. This album represents the consecration of the italian saxophonist and his musical style.
Gianluca Lusi, multi-sax player and composer has worked with several international artists: Danilo Rea, Maurizio Giammarco, Bill Carrothers, Massimo Moriconi, Massimo Manzi, Giovanni Amato, Riccardo Fassi, Pino Jodice, Joel Holmes, Gianluigi Goglia, Peter Epstein, Larry Panella, Russell Welch, Andy Gravish, Köbberling Heinrich, Thomas Siffling, Pietro Iodice, Luigi Masciari, Denise King, Olivier Hutman. Among some of his works: “Rune” (Splasch Records), the duo “Loose” alongside Joel Holmes (Tosky Records) and “What’s New” (Caligola Records).
Andrea Rea, pianist born in 1983, he collaborates with musicians such as Dado Moroni, Kenny Barron, George Cables, Barry Harris, Maurizio Giammarco, Alessandro Gwis, Julian Oliver Mazzariello. Takes part in many contests, winning many of them including: “Baronissi Jazz”, “Tuscia in Jazz” and even “Piacenza Jazz” and “Jazz no Tea Factory”. In 2007 he’s the winner of the prestigious international award “Massimo Urbani” PIMU 11. In 2010 he produced “White Room” and in 2014 “Arioso” (Abeat Records), currently playing in Stefano DI Battista’s quartet.
Reuben Rogers born November 15, 1974, and raised in the Virgin Islands, in his formative years, Rogers, began with the clarinet, experimented with the piano, drums and guitar, but found his true passion in the bass. Rogers’ musical education is punctuated by numerous outstanding student awards, most notably, a scholarship endowed by the Fish Middleton Jazz Society, also he earned his Bachelor of Music in 1997 from Berklee College of Music. He has enjoyed the opportunity of intense musical relationships with jazz artists of world-renown, such as Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, Joshua Redman, Marcus Roberts, Nicholas Payton, Mulgrew Miller, Jackie McLean, Charles Lloyd and Dianne Reeves. He has toured extensively all over the globe, and has recorded on over 70 CDs. Greg Hutchinson, born in Brooklyn, Jazz Magazine describes him as “the drummer of his generation” and indeed,
Gregory Hutchinson is one of the most highly respected musicians of our time. His mastery of timing and expression of rhythms is at the core of his personal style. He quickly became known as a young phenom in the jazz community sharing the stage with the likes of not only Rodney, but Betty Carter, and Ray Brown, while still in his early twenties. He collaborates with some of the great orginators of jazz music: Dianne Reeves, Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, John Scofield, Roy Hargrove, Charles Lloyd, Diana Krall, Harry Connick Jr, Joshua Redman, Christian McBride and Maria Schneider as well as many other’s.
1. October 10th (G.Lusi)
2. Out Of My Lips (G.Lusi)
3. I Remember Three Things (G.Lusi)
4. Bavin (G.Lusi)
5. Isn’t A New Day? (G.Lusi)
6. Another Note (G.Lusi)
7. One for Sylvie (G.Lusi)
8. Mother (G.Lusi)
9. Never Fault Behind The Scenes (G.Lusi)
Gianluca Lusi (saxes)
Andrea Rea (piano)
Reuben Rogers (double bass)
Gregory Hutchinson (drums)