Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Andrea Pozza, Andrew Cleyndert, Mark Taylor - Siciliana (2016)

Source & Label: Trio Records

Trio Records releases a jazz piano recording featuring the Italian pianist Andrea Pozza, UK bassist Andrew Cleyndert, and US resident Mark Taylor in a programme of compositions by jazz pianists and an arrangement of the beautiful Siciliana by J.S. Bach. The three musicians have a formidable combined experience and make significant contribution to the jazz piano trio catalogue with this recording.
Andrea Pozza, a graduate of the Conservatoire Niccolo Paganini in Genoa is recognised as one of the finest jazz pianists to come from the Italian scene. As Enrico Rava pointed out on replacing Stefano Bollani with Andrea in his band, Andrea is pure jazz, with impeccable phrasing and great swing. Andrew Cleyndert, a mainstay of the British Jazz scene for the past three decades continues to impress in this recording. And Mark Taylor, returning 'home' from US makes his mark and one of the finest drummers on the New York scene.
The titles for this album are penned by jazz pianists, with the addition of a couple of originals by Andrea Pozza, the ballad 'My One And Only Love', and the beautiful Bach composition "Siciliana'- the title track of the album.
Far from being another CD of familiar tunes, the extensive collective experince of this trio brings a fresh take to traditional modern jazz piano trio.

01 Bolivia 5.17
02 Siciliana 4.39
03 We See .4.42
04 My One And Only Love 6.02
05 Dat Dere 4.29
06 Fleeting Visions 4.44
07 Windows 3.43
08 Quiet Now 4.23
09 Isfahan 5.22
10 Tango For Sebastion 5.46
11 Celia 6.34

Andrea Pozza  - piano
Andrew Cleyndert  - double bass
Mark Taylor - drums