Vincent Peirani spielt das Akkordeon wie kein anderer. Das überzeugende ACT-Debüt des Sidemans von Youn Sun Nah und Ulf Wakenius als Leader.
Ulf Wakenius was sceptical. Youn Sun Nah, the new star of vocal jazz, had suggested they extend their successful duo by inviting a young French accordionist to join in for the night’s concert. Wakenius said that, considering the huge spectrum of moods and the dynamics of the program, it had better be Richard Galliano himself. Nevertheless, he agreed to give it a try and the rest is history: Wakenius was so impressed by Vincent Peirani’s performance that he wanted him as an accompanist on his album Vagabond, and Peirani followed this up by also playing on the latest album by Youn Sun Nah, Lento.Now a member of the ACT family, Peirani now takes the next logical step with his ACT debut album Thrill Box. Admittedly, the title is misleading, the album is neither showy or flashy, in fact quite the opposite, it is an introversive and lyrical...line up
Vincent Peirani / accordion & accordina (4), vocals (3 & 7)
Michael Wollny / piano & fender rhodes
Michel Benita / bass
Michel Portal / bass clarinet (5) & bandoneon (7)
Emile Parisien / soprano sax (6 & 11)
Produced by Vincent Peirani & Axel Matignon
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch
Recorded by Jean-Paul Gonnod, November 18 - 20, 2012
at Studio de Meudon, France. Assistants: Mathilde Recly & Guillaume Jay
Mixed by Jean Paul Gonnod at Studio de Meudon.
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Cover art: "Stage set with escaping cloud" by Per Arnoldi, acrylic on paper, 2012