Mare Nostrum

Mare Nostrum - 2 Vinyl LP

  • Format: Vinyl (also available as CD )
  • Cat No.: ACTLP 9466-1
  • Barcode: 614427946614
  • German Release: 30/08/2013
  • Genre: Crossover, World Jazz

"Ein wenig Tango, Chanson, Satieähnliche Klänge ergeben jazzgefärbt ein Album, das, von der ersten bis zur letzten Note, ganz entspannt, schönste Melodien zu Tage bringt ... die Musik des Trios gehört schon knapp nach seinem Erscheinen zu den faszinierendsten Veröffentlichungen des Labels ACT." (JAZZZEIT, AT)

No longer available – out of print

Can we consider it a coincidence, that Paolo Fresu from Sardinia, Richard Galliano, raised in the southern France but of Italian offspring and Jan Lundgren of Swedish origin found each other? Certainly not, and in spite of the unusual and quite daring line-up, this collaboration of the three most melodically inclined musicians of today’s European jazz scene has grown and developed organically. Yet, life within the world of jazz frequently leads to coincidental encounters such as the one by Lundgren with Galliano on stage of a festival somewhere in Japan. Both musicians joined an electrifying jam session, which led to enormous mutual appreciation. The regular drummer of Jan Lundgren’s trio is also a member of one of trumpeter Paolo Fresu’s many bands, so it is not all that difficult to imagine, that sooner or later they would focus upon...

line up

Paolo Fresu - trumpet, fluegelhorn
Richard Galliano - accordion, bandoneon, accordina
Jan Lundgren - piano

Recording Information

Produced by René Hess, HR Music

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Stefano Amerio at Artesuono Recording Studios, Cavalicco (Udine, Italy) on January 7 - 11, 2007

Cover art based on a painting by Rupprecht Geiger, 1961