Júlio Resende

Fado Jazz - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9052-2
  • Barcode: 614427905222
  • German Release: 25/02/2022
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, World Jazz, Jazz

"What Julio Resende does with Fado, reminds of what Keith Jarrett does with jazz standards." (El Pais, Spain)

CD € 17,50

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“Since 1992, ACT has been building its own European union of musicians,” wrote The Times (UK) in 2020, “fostering a freedom of movement between nationalities and genres, and has given us an authentic impression of what the continent is about.” This statement becomes particularly resonant and relevant again with the signing of an artist new to ACT, Portuguese pianist Júlio Resende. "Fado Jazz" marks his debut on the label, revealing another fascinating dimension to European jazz, and one which has been relatively little heard: Resende’s art is not just to translate  the bittersweet melancholy of fado into the language of jazz, but its lighter side as well. Resende is a genuine pioneer whose profile within Portugal is already substantial. He fills classical concert halls, he has been high up in the Portuguese pop charts, t...

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Júlio Resende / piano
Bruno Chaveiro / portuguese guitar
André Rosinha / double bass
Alexandre Frazão / drums
Lina / vocals (on Profecia)

Recording Information

Recorded by André Tavares at Atlantico Blue Studios, July 2020
Mixed by André Tavares and Júlio Resende
Mastering by André Tavares

Produced by Júlio Resende

Cover art by Karl-Heinz Adler