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Bazzicalupo, Andrew

The Ball I Threw Has Not Yet Reached The Ground

Bazzicalupo, Andrew: The Ball I Threw Has Not Yet Reached The Ground (Tour de Bras)

Recording in the studio in Nice, France, guitarist Andrea Bazzicalupo's solo album is a collection of pieces, consisting exclusively of improvisations and instant creations, moving between sonic explorations, melodic textures, experimental material and spontaneous compositions, a well-paced collection of introspective and assertive explorations.
 

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Label: Tour de Bras
Catalog ID: 2023TDB900065cd
Squidco Product Code: 34348

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: Canada
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Arion Studio, in Nice, France, on November 11th, 2021, by Andre Fisichella.

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Recording in the studio in Nice, France, guitarist Andrea Bazzicalupo's solo album is a collection of pieces, consisting exclusively of improvisations and instant creations, moving between sonic explorations, melodic textures, experimental material and spontaneous compositions, a well-paced collection of introspective and assertive explorations.


Artist Biographies

"Improvisor, guitar-s player, composer, Andrea Bazzicalupo has been active in the fields of modern jazz, improvised music and contemporary music since 2006.

A frenzy of play, in the purest and joyful sense, lead him to explore and get involved in an extensive range of musical idioms.

AB has played with several groups and projects all across Europe, performing in many and varied clubs, venues, festivals and alternative spaces.

Essentially self-taught and always seeking for multiform contexts, AB is on an itinerant voyage shaping up ideas, skills, and fashioning a plural kind of expression, encompassing a distinctive sonic sensibility and a strong physical approach.

With roots in alternative-rock, black music, free or contemporary music, he draws inspiration from all kinds of sound and life, and he loves to dedicate himself to a musical investigation that is as open and multifaceted as possible, using improvisation as a technology."

-Andrea Bazzicalupo Website (https://andreabazzicalupo.com/about/)
4/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Unforgettably With Smiling Act 01:42

2. Outlines Melting Into A Vague Immensity 03:57

3. Sous L'ombre Il Y A Une Lumiere Et Sous Cette Lumiere Il Y A Deux Ombres 03:45

4. Burning For The Ancient Heavenly Connection To The Starry Dynamo 04:46

5. Ou De La Courbe Blanche Sur Fond Noir Que Nous Appelons Pensee 03:18

6. The Waters Of The Heart Push In Their Tides 05:18

7. Leaving Behind Nothing But The Lava And Ash Of Poetry Scattered 06:20

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