The Modern Sound of Nicola Conte: Versions in Jazz-Dub
  • Genre:Nu Jazz
  • Released:27/11/2009
  • Label:Schema
  • Price:$44.95
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The Modern Sound of Nicola Conte: Versions in Jazz-Dub

Nicola Conte

A year has passed since the publication of Nicola Conte Rituals successful album. Now, the famous Italian jazz musician and producer, presented the double CD: The Modern Sound Of Nicola Conte - Jazz In Version Dub on Schema Records. It includes new interpretations and remix versions, Nicola Conte has produced in recent years for some of the most interesting figures in the contemporary jazz movement, including Mark Murphy, Till Bronner, The Five Corners Quintet, [re: jazz], Thunder ball, Akiko, Povo , Marco Di Marco, Fertile Ground, The Dining Rooms, Bitter: Sweet and many more In eight of the 26 pieces are also to previously unpublished in-house productions from the sessions to his two albums Other Directions and ritual.

From Italy to Brazil, from Latin America into the United States of America and return to Scandinavia and Germany, The Modern Sound Of Nicola Conte takes the listener on a journey to exotic places and tasteful sound-scapes with a neat dose of embossed bossa jazz, Latin sweet seductions and Soulful grooves.

Musical support is replaced by Nicola Conte, among others, such well-known session musicians such as Pietro Ciancaglini, Daniele Scannapieco, Lorenzo Tucci, Pietro Lussu, Gaetano Partipilo, Rosario Giuliani and Sandro, Deida, Fabrizio Bosso, Flavio Boltro, and the Finn Teppo Makynen and Timo Lassy.

As a guest vocalist on the album are Lisa Bassenge, Maki Mannami, Kim Sanders, Alice Ricciardi, Jose James and Philip Weiss.

To complement the masterful takes on other musicians' recordings, 8 of the 26 tracks on this impressive collection are Nicola's own, never before released music from the last couple of years, stemming from the sessions for his sought after albums "Other Directions" and "Rituals".

* unreleased ** first time on cd

2 Cd Italian Import

Track Listing

  • Mark Murphy  Stolen Moments (Midnight Mood rmx)7.24 
  • Thunderball  Elevated States 6.02 
  • Akiko  Mood Indigo5.11 
  • Fertile Ground  Yellow Daisies 6.29 
  • [re:jazz] Â Quiet Nights (Out Of The Cool version)5.09 
  • Nicola Conte Jazz Combo When I Wish Upon A Star4.39 
  • Bitter:Sweet  Heaven (West Coast Vibes rmx) 6.13 
  • Nicola Conte Jazz Combo feat. Jose James  All Or Nothing At All *3.28 
  • Nicola Conte Jazz Combo New Blues *4.05 
  • Maki Mannami  Lotus Sun4.19 
  • The Dining Rooms  Flamenco Sketches (New Rumba version)6.17 
  • Nicola Conte  Charade *5.18 
  • Nicola Conte Jazz Combo  Castles In The Rain **4.41 
  • Till Bronner  So Danco Samba (N.Conte Rework)3.54 
  • Sabrina Malheiros  Terra De Ninguem 6.29 
  • Marco Di Marco  Take Off (CampiÂs Idea version)4.45 
  • The Five Corners Quintet  Three Corners (For Friends and Relatives version)7.25 
  • Roberto Roena Take Five (N.Conte rmx)5.27 
  • Bobby Hughes Combination  Kerma Elastica (N.Conte rmx)6.42 
  • Povo  You Are7.26 
  • Luisito Quintero  Our Love6.53 
  • Nicola Conte  Groovy Samba **3.30 
  • Sunaga T Experience  No Reason No Rhyme (Mode For Tatsuo)5.22 
  • Sunaga T Experience  A Healing Blue (Shape Of Jazz To Come version)5.12 
  • Nicola Conte Jazz Combo Black Is The Graceful Veil (Acoustic Version) *5.46 

Total running time: 138:6

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