Giancarlo Mazzu & Luciano Troja – Tasting Beauty (2015)
01. Tasting Beauty (6:53)
02. Blues for Giuseppino (5:54)
03. Quando Amavamo L’america (4:31)
04. Qui (7:03)
05. Barbara and Blaise (3:23)
06. Somiglia (6:59)
07. Natural Wisdom (5:09)
08. Fat Mouse in Brooklyn (4:30)
09. Village Flowers (4:12)
10. Caserta (3:58)
Giancarlo Mazzú, guitar;
Luciano Troja, piano.
Following their selection of jazz standards on «Live at the Metropolitan, NYC» (SLAMCD 545), Mazzú and Troja return with a new selection of their original compositions on this their third SLAM CD.
The programme of ten originals represents a sort of travelogue on the musicians’ experiences playing together more than ten years, during which time they have actually produced eight CDs in duo, trio and quartet formats; a dedication to places, people and impressions that have inspired Giancarlo and Luciano over the years.
The music shows a true love for the jazz tradition, the spontaneous composition, the song form and the blues; track 4, «Qui» also remembering their Southern Italy roots.