Carla Marcotulli

How Can I Get To Mars? - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9720-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 97202 6
  • German Release: 30/05/2008
  • Genre: Vocal Jazz

On the sunny side of Jazz: Eingängige Songs von Grammy-Gewinner Dick Halligan und beschwingte Interpretationen der römischen Sängerin Carla Marcotulli.

CD € 17,50



In music one plus one can sometimes equal three – for instance, the sum of a project is often more than the value of its individual participants. A perfect example: the collaboration of the Italian singer Carla Marcotulli with the American composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist Dick Halligan for their first ACT album How Can I Get To Mars? (ACT 9720-2) Carla Marcotulli comes from a musical family. Her father was a sound engineer with his own studio in which, among other things, a lot of film music was recorded, including a good number of scores from Ennio Morricone. While sister Rita took piano lessons – today she is one of Italy’s most renowned jazz pianists – Carla began playing flute. Coincidently, her music school also had a gospel choir and a jazz big band. Carla recalls that, “It was rare to have either of these in Italy i...

line up

Carla Marcotulli – vocals
Sandro Gibellini - guitar
Dick Halligan - piano
Dave Carpenter - bass
Peter Erskine - drums

Quartetto Dorico :
Laura Riccardi / Alessandro Milani - violin
Gabriele Baffero - violin
Antonello Leofreddi - viola
Marco Decimo - cello


Recording Information

Recorded by Guido Andreani & Taketo Gohara at Officine Meccaniche, Milano, January & July 2007 and by Buddy Halligan at Castle Oaks Recording Studio, Calabasas & Canshaker Studio, Malibu, November 2007
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann, February 2008
Produced by Carla Marcotulli and Dick Halligan